When other firms and conventional strategies come up short, clients in deep trouble turn to Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher -- helmed by marquee partners like Ted Olson -- for fresh, aggressive thinking and innovative rescues. "I call them lifeboat lawyers, because our careers depend on them," says Wal-Mart Executive Vice President Thomas Mars. For those rescues, and a broader record of excellent work for hard-pressed clients, The American Lawyer names the firm its Litigation Department of the Year.
Litigation Department of the Year: Gibson Dunn
The American Lawyer
January 4, 2010