Jonathan Adler and Sally Gibson Named Among the Most Influential Private Equity Lawyers Under 40 by Private Funds Management

1 October 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP today announced that partners Jonathan Adler and Sally Gibson have been among the top 30 private equity funds lawyers under 40, as featured in the October issue of Private Funds Management (“PFM”).

PFM celebrated their “30 Under 40” honorees as “tomorrow’s superstar private equity lawyers” and indicated it was “no surprise that Debevoise & Plimpton, which boasts one of the most respected private equity practices in the world, would find some of its junior talent on [the] list.”

Mr. Adler, based in Debevoise’s New York office, focuses his practice on advising sponsors of private investment funds, including buyout, growth capital, energy, infrastructure and credit funds. In addition to his work with U.S. and European funds, Mr. Adler has also advised clients in establishing private equity funds, offices and joint ventures in various emerging markets, including Africa, India and South America.

Ms. Gibson, based in Debevoise’s London office, focuses her practice on advising sponsors of private investment funds, including buyout, real estate, infrastructure, energy, mezzanine and secondaries funds. She has also advised on the restructuring of English investment managers and investment advisers and the acquisition of fund management groups. Ms. Gibson has extensive experience working with clients to navigate the regulatory issues affecting the private equity and fund management sectors.

PFM is a news service for professionals charged with overseeing the financial, operational and legal functions within private equity firms. Positioned at the heart of the of the global alternative asset industry, PFM has a team of journalists and researchers in London and New York delivering an authoritative mix of news and analysis of the people and the trends shaping the market.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.