Gerard J. Kenny

Gerard J. Kenny, a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's Orange County office, is a member of the firm’s Corporate Transactional Practice Group. Mr. Kenny has extensive experience in corporate, partnership and LLC transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, spin-offs and joint ventures involving both domestic and international companies. The mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other transactions with which Mr. Kenny has been involved arise in a wide variety of business sectors, including manufacturers and financial asset management companies. Of special note is Mr. Kenny’s extensive experience with transactions involving some of the largest publicly traded asset management companies in the United States. Mr. Kenny has also worked on (i) transactions involving the purchase and disposition of interests in professional sports teams, and (ii) the structuring and formation of private equity funds, including funds with an investment focus in the financial asset management industry. In addition to his corporate transactional practice, Mr. Kenny also is a member of the firm’s Corporate Tax Practice Group, with broad experience in corporate and partnership tax matters.

Mr. Kenny received his law degree from the University of Southern California in 1973, and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from Brooklyn College in 1966. Prior to joining Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Mr. Kenny served as a law clerk for Chief Justice Donald Wright of the California Supreme Court.

Mr. Kenny has been admitted to practice before the Federal District Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the U.S. Tax Court and all California courts.

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Areas of Practice 1) Tax, 2) Investment Funds and 3) Mergers and Acquisitions
Law School The University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 1973
Education Brooklyn College, B.A., 1966
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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