Eyad Latif is counsel in the Dubai office of Latham & Watkins, where he is a member of the Corporate Department and Mergers & Acquisitions and Emerging Companies Practices. Mr. Latif represents regional and international clients in a wide variety of corporate transactions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, emerging companies, private equity, and general corporate matters. He has represented numerous public companies and private equity firms in transactions involving Middle East and international companies across a wide range of industries, including energy, healthcare, education, commodities, and manufacturing. He has previously worked in the firm's New York and San Francisco offices.
Mr. Latif received his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Islamic Law and co-founded the Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern & Islamic Law. Mr. Latif is a native Arabic speaker.