Jorge M. Gutierrez, Jr.


Sara Smith


Jorge Gutierrez’s practice is devoted to complex commercial litigation, including a focus on corporate governance and shareholder activism matters; mortgage-backed securities litigation; and internal and government investigations.

Jorge joined Gibbs & Bruns in 2017 after beginning his litigation career with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen, & Katz in New York.

Representative Matters

  • Conducted multi-year, multi-jurisdictional investigation into allegations of corruption at international sports governing body relating to broadcasting and licensing international sporting events.
  • Successfully defended the Sotheby’s shareholder rights plan against an activist-investor attack.
  • Conducted internal investigation for Mexican company into allegations that senior executives engaged in financial and accounting misconduct.
  • Represented executive in connection with multi-jurisdictional investigation into corruption in Brazilian oil-and-gas industry.


Yale Law School, J.D., 2012
  Yale Journal of Regulation (2010-2011)

Yale University, B.A., summa cum laude, with distinction in political science, 2009

Admissions and Certifications

State Bar of Texas2017
State Bar of New York2013