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Ari Lanin

Ari Lanin

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Los Angeles, CA, USA


Ari Lanin is a partner in Gibson Dunn’s Century City office and Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity practice group.  He advises companies, private equity firms and investment banks across a wide range of industries, focusing on public and private merger transactions, stock and asset sales, joint ventures and strategic partnerships, contests for corporate control and public and private (including Rule144A) capital-raising transactions.  Mr. Lanin also advises public companies with respect to securities regulation and corporate governance matters, including periodic reporting and disclosure matters, Section 16, Rule 144, insider trading and the implementation of Rule 10b5-1(c) plans. 

Mr. Lanin is a member of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions, Capital Markets, Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance, and Media, Entertainment and Technology practice groups.  

In 2016 and 2017, Mr. Lanin was ranked by Chambers USA in the category of Corporate/M&A: Private Equity, where clients described him as “an emerging presence in the private equity market,” “outstanding from a technology perspective” and noted he “sees all the angles of risk and opportunity.” Variety  named Mr. Lanin to its Dealmakers Impact Report in 2014, 2015 and 2017, its 2017 Legal Impact Report, an annual list of the leading attorneys in the entertainment industry, and its “Hollywood’s New Leaders” list in 2012.  The Hollywood Reporter named Mr. Lanin to its 2017 Power Lawyers List, which features 100 of the entertainment industry’s most powerful attorneys.  He was also recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for Business/Corporate from 2013 to 2015.  

Mr. Lanin is Chair of the Board of Directors of the Youth Policy Institute.

Mr. Lanin received his law degree in 2000 from the University of Southern California Law School, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as a member of the Southern California Law Review.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history, with a minor in music, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Brandeis University in 1997.

Ari Lanin is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Outline of Special Issues Involved in Acquiring Divisions or Subsidiaries of Larger Companies - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2018, Wednesday, May 16, 2018
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