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Jerry J. Gumpel

San Diego (Del Mar)
T: 858.720.8965
F: 858.509.3691


  • J.D., University of Chicago
  • M.A., M.A.L.D., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego
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Jerry Gumpel is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in Sheppard Mullin's San Diego (Del Mar) office. He is the Co-Team Leader of the firm's International Practice Group and a member of the Latin American team.

Areas of Practice

Mr. Gumpel advises clients on corporate and real estate matters. He specializes in formation of joint ventures and partnerships, structuring investment vehicles and platforms, advising companies, entrepreneurs, privately held businesses and family offices on their domestic and international matters including mergers and acquisitions, corporate structure and governance, and negotiation of strategic alliances and co-investments with private equity funds. His clients range from multinational corporations and financial service providers, to high net worth families and privately held businesses. Mr. Gumpel represents sponsors of real estate funds and investors in all facets of real estate investments including hospitality, multi-family and shopping centers. He advises clients whose businesses span the United States-Mexican border or the U.S. Canadian border and represents United States-based businesses with a multinational presence as well as significant Mexican, Brazilian and South African companies that have invested in the United States. He represents numerous international clients from Mexico, the United Kingdom, and South Africa, as well as U.S. clients investing abroad.

  • San Diego Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2015, 2016
  • Recognized as world's leading private client lawyers, Who's Who Legal, 2013
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2007, 2012, 2014
  • Top Attorney, The Daily Transcript, 2006



Media Mentions

Speaking Engagements

  • The Global Family in America
  • Tax Planning For In-Bound Investments Into the U.S.


  • Member, San Diego County Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • National Commissioner, Former Chairman, Regional Board of the Anti Defamation League