Posts tagged "Gibson Dunn"

Ted Olson's Going Rate: $1,800 an Hour

Olson-2.jpgIn recently disclosed court filings in the bankruptcy case of LightSquare Inc., a wireless-networking venture, it was revealed that Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn, whom we featured in our most recent edition of Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, billed $1,800 an hour for his services. That's the highest rate ever to be publicly disclosed, according to Valeo Partners, a Washington, D.C. consulting firm that maintains a database of legal rates pulled from court filings and other public information.

Ted Olson: the Super Lawyers interview

Olson-2.jpgOur discussion with Ted Olson of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, who's arguably the most powerful private-sector lawyer in the world right now, is available here. He comments on Bush v. Gore, Citizens United and why he considers his work on Proposition 8 more imporant than either one of them.