Vicki E. Marmorstein

  • Partner
  • 10250 Constellation Blvd.
  • Suite 1100
  • Los Angeles, CA 90067
  • USA
  • T +1.213.891.8340
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA
  • T +1.212.906.1393


Vicki Marmorstein is a partner of Latham & Watkins, and a member of the Finance Department. Ms. Marmorstein previously served as Global Chair of Latham’s Finance Department.

Ms. Marmorstein represents clients in finance and corporate transactions, including:

  • Fund advisors, asset managers, and funds and investment vehicles of all types, including credit funds, CLOs, CDOs, hedge funds, opportunistic funds, private equity funds, mezzanine funds, distressed debt funds, middle market funds, BDCs, and other funds, international and domestic, leveraged and unleveraged, and buyers and sellers in investment manager and fund acquisition transactions
  • Borrowers, lenders, issuers, placement agents, structurers, restructuring advisors, investors, and other participants in the credit and structured products and securitization markets
  • Financial institutions and other regulated entities including insurance companies
  • Media and entertainment enterprises internationally
  • Multinational corporations and other parties in all sorts of business transactions and corporate and finance matters

Ms. Marmorstein is an adjunct professor at the UCLA School of Law, where she teaches a course on Complex Finance Transactions. She also practiced commercial law for several years in Asia.

Ms. Marmorstein has received numerous awards and rankings for her finance experience. She was recognized as a Leading Lawyer for Capital Markets: Securitisation by Chambers USA 2020. Ms. Marmorstein has also consistently been selected for Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Award and their Capital Markets – USA Award. She has been recognized as a Women Leader in Law by The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel, named a California Trailblazer by The Recorder (American Lawyer Media), and was selected by her peers to be included in Best Lawyers of America for her work in the practice area of Banking and Finance law. Leading publications including Euromoney’s Expert Guides in Banking Finance and Transactional Lawyers, Women in Business Law, Guide to the World’s Leading Banking Lawyers, Guide to the World’s Leading Structured Finance and Securitization Lawyers, and Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets consistently recognize Ms. Marmorstein as a leading lawyer and “‘a world leader’ in dealing with investment vehicles of all types, including credit funds, CLOs and CDOs.”


Ms. Marmorstein has a wealth of experience in complex finance, corporate, and securities transactions, representing multinational companies and funds in the documentation and negotiation of various types of domestic and cross-border financings, structured products, joint venture arrangements, and business transactions and investments. These representations have included:

  • Asset manager representations, asset manager mergers and acquisitions, and fund issuances and investments
  • Credit transactions including non-investment grade and investment grade borrowing and lending transactions including senior debt, secured debt, middle market, subordinated and mezzanine transactions, among others, in the credit space and credit protection including swaps
  • Securitizations and structured products transactions, domestic and cross border
  • Entertainment industry matters, cross border commercial transactions, and general business transactions
  • Distressed debt, workout and bankruptcy related transactions, and ISDA and hedging transactions

Thought Leadership

  • TALF Program Update: Federal Reserve Releases Form of Agreed-Upon Procedures Report for CLOs -  September 03, 2020
  • Regulators Gear Up for LIBOR Transition Testing -  July 31, 2020
  • SEC Puts LIBOR Transition Testing in Focus -  June 30, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Releases Additional Information Regarding the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility  -  May 21, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Releases Updated Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) Term Sheet  -  May 13, 2020
  • 10 LIBOR Transition Focus Areas -  May 01, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Expands Scope of New Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF): Update -  April 10, 2020
  • Federal Reserve Announces New Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility in Response to COVID-19 -  March 31, 2020
  • LIBOR Discontinuation and Transition — What Investment Managers Should Know -  August 20, 2019
  • Final US Risk Retention Regulations Will Affect CLOs: Preliminary Thoughts On The New Regime -  October 24, 2014
  • EU Risk Retention Rules and CLOs – the Journey’s End? -  June 26, 2014
“One of the world’s leading attorneys in banking”Expert Guides: Guide to the World’s Leading Bank Lawyers 2012
Bar Qualification
  • California
  • New York
  • LLM, University of Virginia School of Law, 1978
    Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law
  • JD, American University, Washington College of Law, 1977
  • BA, University of Oklahoma, 1973
    With Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Video Gaming & Esports
  • Financial Institutions
  • Structured Finance
  • Private Equity Finance
  • Entertainment, Sports & Media
  • Capital Markets
  • Banking
  • Investment Funds
  • Derivatives