Latham’s global tech platform scales to meet the needs and ambitions of our clients, from startups to multinationals.

Why Latham

We have an unrivaled track record guiding tech clients — from Silicon Valley to Boston, London to Hong Kong — that are transforming our world. We serve visionary founders, seasoned veterans, and the venture capital firms and investment banks that finance this diverse and dynamic industry.

Drawing on deep domain experience advising companies — both private and public — Latham understands the complexity and opportunity inherent across tech. And with an unrivaled global platform capable of navigating every eventuality, Latham is built for all stages of company, in all geographies, spanning every issue.

We marshal resources from across our platform of market-leading global practices, leveraging unparalleled industry experience, insight, and knowledge. We bring:

  • Success – An impressive track record of advising on
    market-shaping deals, complex regulatory matters, and precedent-setting courtroom victories for pioneering startups, blue chip tech giants, and companies reenvisioning their traditional businesses through technology
  • Skill – Widely recognized best-of-the-best capabilities in venture capital, capital markets, M&A, data privacy and security, IP litigation, and public company representation, among other areas
  • Service – A scalable platform to meet the precise needs and unique ambitions of each client — every issue, in every market, at anytime
  • Vision – A nuanced commercial perspective of the economic and regulatory landscapes from which we offer pragmatic,
    results-focused advice to tech clients

With each engagement, clients benefit from Latham’s array of global resources — ready whenever and wherever necessary. We integrate seamlessly, bringing experience, drive, and passion to each engagement to deliver positive outcomes for entrepreneurs and businesses. Our deeply ingrained culture of teamwork and collaboration shines through in our clients’ growth and success as well as the accolades we receive for our work.


Our Experience

Awards & Rankings

  • Latham Fintech Partners Receive Innovation Award from New York Law Journal - November 01, 2020
  • Marc Jaffe Named Distinguished Leader by New York Law Journal - October 25, 2020
  • Two Partners Honored as California Trailblazers - October 06, 2020
  • Fifteen Partners Receive 2020 MVP Honors - October 04, 2020
  • Latham Advises on Japan “Premium Deal of the Year” - September 29, 2020

Latham “provides an impressive, well-integrated team across its global offices and is praised for consistently excelling across multiple practice areas and sectors, while delivering an internationally orientated approach and comprehensive global support.”

Chambers Global 2020


Privacy + Security Forum 3rd Annual CyberSecure Summit

Media Coverage

Top Cyber Lawyers in California 2020: Michael Rubin Drinks with The Deal Podcast: Latham’s Luke Bergstrom Litigators of the Week: The Latham Team That Whittled DOJ’s ‘China Initiative’ Case Against UMC Down to a Single-Count Plea Deal


Latham & Watkins Advises CoStar Group in Acquisition of HomesnapLatham & Watkins Advises GoodCell in US$17.9 Million Preferred Equity RoundLatham & Watkins Advises Sail Internet in Equity Investment from Newlight Partners

Thought Leadership

Hong Kong Fintech Week 2020: SFC Announces New Crypto Regulatory Regime for Virtual Asset ExchangesSecurities Litigation Trends During Covid-19Zero-Rating and EU Net Neutrality Rules

Webcasts & Podcasts

Drinks with The Deal Podcast: Latham’s Luke Bergstrom Podcast – Tech M&A: How Has the Pandemic Changed the Market?Podcast – AI Is Here. Now, Can We Teach the Robots Ethics and Legal Compliance?