Jesse K. Sheff

  • Partner
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.4524


Jesse Sheff is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Finance Department.

Mr. Sheff represents financial institutions, as well as borrowers and issuers, in a wide variety of financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, investment grade loans, bridge lending and loan commitments. His practice is particularly focused on acquisition financings and cross-border transactions.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Sheff was an associate at another major international law firm.

Thought Leadership

  • SDNY: Syndicated Loans Are Not Securities -  May 26, 2020
  • Expert Q&A on Direct Lending -  July 10, 2017
Bar Qualification
  • New York
  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2004
    cum laude
  • BA, Brandeis University, 2001
    summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
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