Alexa M. Berlin

  • Partner
  • 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA
  • T +1.312.777.7201


Alexa Berlin is a member of Latham & Watkins' Corporate Department. Ms. Berlin's practice focuses on:

  • Capital markets
  • Public company representation
  • Corporate governance matters

Since joining the firm in 2010, Ms. Berlin has represented both financial institutions and issuers in a variety of corporate transactions, including initial public offerings, block trades, at the market offerings, and spin-off transactions. She also advises public companies on a day-to-day basis, including assisting them in the preparation and filing of ’34 Act reports and advising them on corporate governance and securities law issues.


Representative IPOs Ms. Berlin has advised on include:

  • Vital Farms
  • Beyond Meat
  • TransUnion
  • Performance Food Group
  • SeaWorld Entertainment
  • La Quinta
  • Civitas Solutions

Ms. Berlin has also represented multiple clients in spinning-off business segments and divisions to create stand-alone, independent companies, including:

  • Delphi Automotive (now Aptiv) in the tax-free spin-off and listing of its powertrain business, Delphi Technologies
  • Spirit Realty Capital in the spin-off and listing of Spirit MTA REIT
  • InvenTrust Properties in connection with its spin-off and listing of its lodging business, Xenia Hotels & Resorts, as well as the spin-off of its “non-core” assets to Highlands REIT

Ms. Berlin also represents a number of public companies and their boards of directors in connection with equity offerings as well as on a day-to-day basis, including assisting them with ’34 Act reporting and compliance matters, complex disclosure issues, corporate governance “best practices,” NYSE listing compliance, and securities regulation matters. Representative clients include:

  • Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Xenia Hotels & Resorts
  • TransUnion
  • InvenTrust Properties
  • Ventas
  • Highlands REIT
  • Spirit Realty Capital

Thought Leadership

  • Spin-offs Unraveled: Complex ‘IPOs’ With a Sophisticated Tax Overlay -  October 09, 2019
Bar Qualification
  • Illinois
  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 2010
    cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BS, Duke University, 2004
    magna cum laude
  • Capital Markets
  • Public Company Representation