Combining Regional Knowledge with Extensive Practice and Industry Depth
The lawyers in Latham’s Orange County office offer clients the vast resources of a global law firm paired with a strong community presence and extensive knowledge of regional and industry-specific issues. Latham prides itself on its “one-firm” global platform, encouraging the firm’s lawyers to work together with colleagues around the globe to provide clients with the best legal representation.
Awards & Rankings
- “Elite” M&A Top Tier Ranking – The Legal 500 US 2014
- #1 by deal value and deal count for US West Coast M&A – mergermarket 2013
- Band 1 – Southern California Corporate M&A – Chambers USA 2014
- Band 1 – California Environmental Litigation – Chambers USA 2014
- Tier 1 for Capital Markets: Equity offerings and Capital Markets: High Yield – The Legal 500 US 2014
- “Top Plaintiffs’ Verdicts by Impact” in California – Daily Journal 2013
Key Practice Areas
The Orange County office’s corporate lawyers have considerable experience in:
Latham serves as counsel to public and private companies across many industries, including:
The firm also routinely represents underwriters, venture capitalists, financiers and financial advisors on public and private securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions.
Latham’s trial lawyers litigate a variety of matters before juries, judges and arbitrators both locally and throughout the United States. Litigators with the Orange County office regularly represent clients in disputes arising from patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property matters. The firm also litigates securities and mergers and acquisitions matters as well as real estate and construction disputes. Clients facing tort claims, including toxic torts, product liability and environmental litigation also turn to Latham for representation.
Lawyers in Latham’s Orange County office are at the forefront of complex environmental issues, providing clients with counseling and representation in administrative proceedings, litigation, enforcement and legislative matters relating to all of the major environmental, energy and resource laws.
The firm's Environment, Land & Resources Department lawyers are recognized leaders around the globe. Orange County lawyers assist clients with projects as varied as the permitting, entitlement and environmental review of complex infrastructure development projects, including fossil-fuel fired and renewable generating facilities, petroleum refineries, and pipelines and terminals.
On the finance side, Latham’s lawyers have extensive experience representing REITs and institutional clients in the acquisition, disposition, exchange, financing, purchase and sale and leasing of commercial, industrial and residential properties.
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