David Allinson, Co-Chair of Latham & Watkins’ New York Corporate Department, counsels leading private equity firms and public companies on a range of complex M&A transactions and general corporate matters.
Mr. Allinson draws on more than two decades of experience serving as a strategic advisor to clients. He applies a commercially focused approach to help clients structure and execute transactions involving diverse industries, with a particular focus on the energy, healthcare, and technology sectors. His clients include multi-industry-focused, energy-focused, infrastructure-focused, and healthcare-focused private equity firms, as well as diverse public and private companies.
Mr. Allinson’s practice encompasses:
- Leveraged buyouts
- Take-private transactions
- Joint ventures
- Corporate governance matters
Mr. Allinson previously served as Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices.
Mr. Allinson has received broad industry recognition as a leading corporate practitioner. Among his honors, he was featured in the Financial Times’ US Innovative Lawyers Report for representing The Blackstone Group in its US$1.5 billion equity investment in Cheniere Energy Partners. He has been profiled by BTI Consulting Group as a Client Service All-Star, and by The New York Times in the publication’s Facebook of Wall Street’s Future list. Mr. Allinson is also regularly cited by The Legal 500 US and Chambers USA for his transactional work.