Mergers & Acquisitions

Latham’s M&A practice has grown into a global powerhouse, meeting the needs of our clients on everything from routine M&A engagements to the most complex and transformational transactions clients ever face.

Why Latham

Our global reach, deep bench, and vast industry-specific expertise enable us to assemble high-quality teams that efficiently and effectively execute on the business objectives of a diversified client base.

Our relentless focus on client goals, combined with broad experience doing deals globally, enables us to anticipate and work through potential challenges on any given transaction and to develop effective solutions to these challenges in an ever-changing global environment. We help clients address shareholder activism, plan for and overcome antitrust challenges, and navigate dynamic regulatory regimes to achieve their most ambitious business objectives. We provide clients with the full suite of advisory services including board counselling, capital markets, ESG, executive compensation, leveraged finance, and tax-related advice anywhere in the world.

Long-standing client relationships reflect our ability to assemble a diverse team of deal makers, industry veterans, former government lawyers, and world-class litigators for any particular matter. We draw on a wealth of experience to deliver pragmatic and commercial advice to support our clients’ strategic success at every stage of their life cycle.

Awards & Rankings

  • Three Partners Honored as Notable Rising Stars in Law - September 02, 2021
  • Nine Latham Partners Receive 2021 MVP Recognitions - August 30, 2021
  • Latham Named 2021 Massachusetts Regional Powerhouse - August 08, 2021
  • New York M&A Partner Alex Kelly Named 40 Under 40 Honoree - July 15, 2021
  • Bay Area Corporate Partner Named a Trailblazer-West - July 01, 2021

Latham’s “outstanding M&A group” boasts a “formidable practice in the [US], benefiting from its far-reaching global network to advise on international deals and financing issues.”

– Chambers Global 2020


ABA Panel – FinTech Enforcement: Lessons from 2020 for 2021Webcast – 2020 Vision: The Year Ahead in US Oil and Gas M&A

Media Coverage

Tax MVP: Latham’s Grace LeeMassachusetts Powerhouse: Latham & WatkinsRising Star – Technology: Mark Bekheit


Latham & Watkins Advises on First Interstate BancSystem, Inc. and Great Western Bancorp, Inc. CombinationLatham & Watkins Advises Itamar Medical in Acquisition by ZOLL Medical Latham & Watkins Advises Intuit in US$12 Billion Acquisition of Mailchimp

Thought Leadership

SPACs Arrive in Singapore — Singapore Exchange Issues Listing Framework The Latham & Watkins Take-Private GuideEU Proposal to Regulate Foreign Subsidies That Distort the Internal Market

Webcasts & Podcasts

Podcast – Energy & Infrastructure: Renewables Driving Change in the Investment LandscapeExit This Way – Alternative & Traditional Paths to Going Public: A Closer Look at SPACSExit This Way – Alternative & Traditional Paths to Going Public: IPOs, Direct Listings & SPACs