Doug Gibson is a partner in the corporate group and is resident in the Washington, DC office.
Mr. Gibson represents the firm’s sports clients, including Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, the PGA of Americas, the Portland Trailblazers, the United States Tennis Association, the UFC, and the Chicago Cubs. He also has extensive experience in the consumer products industry, representing such clients as Benetton International S.A. and Giorgio Armani, S.P.A.
Mr. Gibson’s practice emphasizes strategic counseling; mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures; debt financings; and sports media transactions. Mr. Gibson has significant expertise in cross-border transactions gained both during his tenure at Covington and through his prior experience as General Counsel of Bacardi Limited. In addition to negotiating and structuring transactions, he advises clients on general corporate and strategic matters, including corporate governance issues and senior executive employment and incentive arrangements.