James C. Gorton

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

James C. Gorton

James C. Gorton

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Biography

James C. Gorton is Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. He received a graduate degree from New York University School of Law and an undergraduate degree from Columbia University.

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Global Crossing Ltd.

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1

Number of Awards

1

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Global Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Practice at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Vice Chairman at HealthCare Chaplaincy, Inc.

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Office Managing Partner, San Francisco at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Co-Chair, National Office at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Office Managing Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Deputy General Counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP

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James C. Gorton
Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1986

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

BA
Class of 1983

Columbia College improves the lives of diverse undergraduate and graduate learners through exemplary teaching.

Class of 1983

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

Career History
Partner
Current

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Tenure Unconfirmed

Global Crossing was a telecommunications company that provided computer networking services worldwide and operated a tier 1 carrier. It maintained a large backbone network and offered transit and peering links, Virtual private network (VPN), leased lines, audio and video conferencing, long distance telephone, managed services, dialup, colocation and VoIP. Its customer base ranged from individuals to large enterprises and other carriers, with emphasis on higher-margin layered services such as managed services and VoIP with leased lines. Its core network delivered services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries.

Partner
Prior

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP provides legal services. Established in 1884, the firm provides coordinated legal advice on corporate transactions and litigation matters in industries which include financial services, insurance, power and natural resources, consumer products, services, technology, telecommunications, media, pharmaceuticals and healthcare industries. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the firm's practice.

Political Donations
$500
2003

Former Governor of Indiana

$1,000
2001

Partner at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP

$1,000
2001

Majority Leader at Office of the Senate Majority Leader, Mitchell McConnell, Jr.

Transactions
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Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

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Ares Capital Corp., Ares Management Corp. purchase American Capital Ltd.

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Siemens AG purchases Analysis & Design Application Co., Ltd.

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the New York Bar
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