Gibson Dunn & Crutcher has added a partner specialising in energy transactions in Denver.

Gerald Farano joins the firm from Jones Day’s DC office. Within the energy industry Farano has experience in M&A, joint ventures, financings and infrastructure development.

Chairman and managing partner of the firm, Ken Doran, said: "Farano's deep experience guiding strategic and financial clients through complex, high value energy transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, fits well with our thriving energy and infrastructure group domestically and internationally, while further enhancing our regional service for clients in the Rocky Mountain West."