PARTNER-IN-CHARGE, GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP
WHY: Leads local office of global firm; Gibson Dunn a top 10 OC practice with more than 60 attorneys, and more than 110 employees. Member of firm’s corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets practice groups. Past president of Newport Beach’s Pacific Club.
NOTABLE: Clients have included Allergan, Chevron, Western Digital, HP. Represented Irvine’s TRI Pointe Homes in its $2.8B acquisition of Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Co.