Mitchell A. Karlan is a litigation partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s New York office. He has more than 30 years of experience in major, complex commercial litigation, with significant concentration in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate control disputes, directors’ fiduciary duties, federal securities law, shareholder derivative actions, bankruptcy litigation, and domestic and international arbitration.
Mr. Karlan has tried numerous jury and nonjury cases in federal and state courts. He has represented broker dealers and issuers in securities class actions. He has defended and prosecuted numerous shareholder derivative cases in Delaware and elsewhere involving alleged breaches of fiduciary duties.