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US: Gibson Dunn promotes two new antitrust partners

 |  November 16, 2017

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher is pleased to announce that the firm has elected 16 new partners, effective January 1, 2018. Of those, Richard Cunningham in the US and Deirdre Taylor in London are new antitrust partners.

“We are very proud of our new partners, and congratulate them on achieving this important professional milestone,” said Ken Doran, Chairman and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn. “Like the firm as a whole, they are a diverse group of lawyers from different markets with different practice specialties, but who share a dedication to delivering the highest quality of legal service to our clients. We are very pleased to welcome them to the partnership and know that they will continue to uphold and embrace the core values of the firm – excellence, professionalism and collegiality.”

Richard H. Cunningham’s practice focuses on antitrust and consumer protection matters. He regularly assists clients navigating Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Department of Justice investigations. He also represents clients in litigation matters, including government enforcement actions and lawsuits between or among private parties. Before joining Gibson Dunn, Cunningham served as Senior Trial Counsel in the FTC’s Bureau of Competition.

Deirdre Taylor’s practice encompasses the full range of EU and UK antitrust issues, with a focus on cartels and market investigations, and merger control. She has provided antitrust advice to clients across a number of industries, including: telecommunications, aviation, financial services, retail, pharmaceutical, and manufacturing. Before joining Gibson Dunn, Taylor spent five years at the UK competition authority, most recently as Assistant Director of the Cartels and Criminal Enforcement Group. Taylor is assistant editor of “Faull & Nikpay: The EC Law of Competition.”

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