Rising Star: Gibson Dunn's Amir Tayrani

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 5:36 PM EDT) -- Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Amir Tayrani has been a major player in some of the nation’s recent, most high-profile lawsuits, from 2010’s Citizens United campaign finance case to the battle in California over Proposition 8, making him one of Law360’s top five appellate partners under 40.

Tayrani, 34, is a partner at Gibson Dunn's Washington office and a member of the firm's appellate and constitutional law practice group. He joined the firm right after graduating from law school in 2003, but left after a year...
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