Bradford P. Weirick is a partner with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in its Los Angeles office. He is Co-Chairman of the firm’s Emerging Companies Practice Group and a member of the firm’s Corporations Department, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investment transactions and public and private securities offerings.
Mr. Weirick has substantial experience advising both acquirors/investors and target companies (both public and private) in connection with the negotiation of mergers and acquisitions, strategic transactions and financing transactions. In the technology sector, during the past few years, Mr. Weirick has represented 20th Century Fox, Rubicon Project, Investcorp Technology Partners, ValueClick, Inc., TeleSign, Montgomery & Co., Condusiv Corporation, Idealab, Fleetmatics, Telepacific, Mulu, eSolar, Objectstar, Softek, Airwave Wireless, Praedicat, Metalogix, Search Optics and Technicolor in connection with acquisitions and strategic transactions; Rustic Canyon Ventures, L.P., Investcorp Venture Capital, Montgomery & Co., Intel Capital and Celerity Partners, L.P. in connection with numerous private equity/venture investments; and various private venture-stage companies in connection with general corporate matters, venture capital financings and acquisitions.
Mr. Weirick joined the firm in 1986 after earning his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Mr. Weirick did his undergraduate work at Dartmouth College, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He is a co-author of “Securities in the Electronic Age – A Practical Guide to the Law and Regulation,” published by Glasser LegalWorks, and he has written various articles on current developments in corporate and securities law.
Mr. Weirick has been listed in the 2008-2017 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading Corporate/M&A: Venture Capital Lawyer and named as a Southern California SuperLawyer for 2006-2015. Mr. Weirick has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® since 2007 as a leading lawyer for Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Funds Law, Venture Capital Law and Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law; in addition, he was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in America© as the leading Los Angeles Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year. The honor recognizes a single lawyer in each practice area and community with the “Lawyer of the Year” recognition after exhaustive peer-review surveys that examine the professional abilities, current practice, and experience of each lawyer.