Updated at 5:32 p.m.
Eleven Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher associates have been promoted to partner, including four of the firm's Washington, D.C., attorneys, according to a firm press release issued Wednesday. The promotions will take effect at the beginning of next year.
The four Washington associates promoted are Michael Diamant, Jason J. Mendro, Cynthia Richman and Amir C. Tayrani, according to the release.
Diamant will focus his practice on white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and corporate compliance. Mendro will focus his practice on corporate and commercial litigation. According to the release, he served as a law clerk to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit Judge Gerald B. Tjoflat.
Richman will practice in the firm’s antitrust department. She served as a law clerk to U.S. District Court for D.C. Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson, according to the release. Tayrani will practice in the firm’s appellate department. He served as clerk to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain.
“This is an exemplary group of attorneys, each of whom embodies the firm’s core values of excellence, professionalism and collegiality,” said Ken Doran, Gibson Dunn chair and managing partner, in the release.