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Stephen D. Nordahl

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Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

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Strategic Sourcing and Commercial Transactions Practice Group


Stephen D. Nordahl is a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's New York office and Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn's Strategic Sourcing and Commercial Transactions Practice Group.


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Mr. Nordahl received his Juris Doctor in 1994 from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a notes editor for the Urban Law Journal.  He also has degrees from The London School of Economics and Lehigh University, where he graduated cum laude

United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Commercial deals and contracts

Within: Commercial deals and contracts

The strategic sourcing and commercial transactions team at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has experience acting for clients across a wide range of sectors, including media and entertainment, technology and retail. Los Angeles-based co-head William Peters has been assisting Marriott International with a number of transactions, including outsourcing agreements. In New York, co-head Stephen Nordahl was engaged by Helly Hansen on a merchandise sales agreement with Waypoint Outdoor. In Palo Alto, Shaalu Mehra led advice to Ford on the client’s high-profile $1bn investment in and collaboration with Argo AI. The team is also led by Daniel Mummery in Palo Alto. Other clients include 21st Century Fox, CBS Corporation and Universal Pictures.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms


Within: Leading lawyers

Stephen Nordahl - Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Within: Outsourcing

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP has ‘one of the most dominant outsourcing practices in the US and services a blue-chip corporate client base’. Palo Alto-based Daniel Mummery, William Peters in Los Angeles and Stephen Nordahl in New York all have more than 20 years’ experience in the market and are co-heads of the firm’s strategic sourcing and commercial transactions practice. The firm focuses on domestic and international IT and BPO arrangements, including offshoring, shared services, contract restructurings and strategic alliances ranging in size from $5m to $35bn. Mummery and New York-based rising star Daniel Angel acted for insurance company MetLife in a BPO transaction with DXC Technology in the largest deal of its kind in the US insurance sector. A highlight for Peters was the outsourcing of digital and content management services for Southern California Edison Company. Nordahl’s work included advising Johnson & Johnson on a global finance and accounting transaction with Accenture in more than 65 countries.

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