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PARTNER MOVES - Gibson Dunn adds private equity partner Jesse Myers in Houston

22 Sep 2022

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is pleased to announce that Jesse Myers has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner.  Myers, formerly a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, will continue his private equity and capital markets practice at Gibson Dunn.

“We are excited to welcome Jesse to Gibson Dunn,” said Barbara L. Becker, Chair and Managing Partner of Gibson Dunn.  “Jesse is a very well-regarded dealmaker whose private equity, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets experience will add further depth to our premier Houston team.  I know he will be a strong addition to our outstanding corporate platform in Texas.”

“We are delighted to have Jesse join our team,” said Michael P. Darden, Partner-in-Charge of the Houston office and Chair of the firm’s Oil and Gas Practice Group.  “We have recently added Michael Piazza to help lead our private equity practice.  Jesse, with his experience in guiding clients through complex private equity, M&A and capital markets transactions, will continue to build out our private equity capability and bolster our expanding corporate practice in Houston and firmwide.”

“I am eager to begin the next phase of my career at Gibson Dunn,” said Myers.  “Gibson Dunn’s corporate platform will serve as a great foundation as I continue to grow my practice.  Gibson Dunn is renowned for its truly collaborative culture, and I’m excited to work alongside this talented group of dealmakers, many of whom I’ve worked with previously.”

About Jesse Myers

Myers focuses his practice on private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets matters.  He regularly represents buyers and sellers in public and private mergers and acquisitions and issuers and underwriters in public and private securities offerings.

Before joining Gibson Dunn, Myers was a partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.  Previously, he was a partner at Latham & Watkins LLP.

Myers graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law, summa cum laude in 2007, where he was also elected to the Order of the Coif and served as research editor for the Tennessee Law Review.

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