Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Jai S. Pathak is the Partner-in-Charge of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP’s Singapore office and the Pacific Asia region, and also works out of Gibson Dunn’s Los Angeles office. He is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and its Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, and has served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Jai previously practiced with Jones Day since 1985, where he was a Partner heading the transactional practice in Los Angeles and coordinating the M&A section for the California region. He also served as head of the firm’s India practice and Partner-in-Charge of the Singapore office. He spent more than a decade practicing in the firm’s London, New York, and Cleveland offices.
Jai has extensive experience in cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, dispositions, privatizations, joint ventures, licensing, infrastructure development, as well as private equity and structured finance transactions. He has significant experience in telecommunications, IT, banking, hospitality, oil/gas, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries.
Jai sits on the board of certain Indian public-listed companies as a Director.
Jai has been a recipient of several awards, including the “National Law Day Award – 2001” by the Indian Council of Jurists for his unique contribution to the development of Indian corporate law.
Jai graduated from Law School (B.A. Hons. in Jurisprudence) from Oxford University in 1984 and did his M.A. in 1989 and LL.M. from the University of Virginia in 1985. He previously earned his B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. degrees from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University and the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, respectively.