Julia A. Thompson

  • Partner
  • Ejulia.thompson@lw.com
  • 555 Eleventh Street, NW
  • Suite 1000
  • Washington, D.C. 20004-1304
  • USA
  • T +1.202.637.1073
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Profile

Julia A. Thompson is a partner in the Public Company Representation Practice. She is the former Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Asian & Middle Eastern Lawyers Group and a current member of the firm’s Finance Committee.

Ms. Thompson practice on a range of company representation and securities regulation matters, advising clients across a range of industry sectors. Her experience includes capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters for both public and private companies.

Ms. Thompson represents US and non-US NYSE and NASDAQ listed companies in matters regarding SEC reporting obligations and other issues related to public company status.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Thompson was a consultant for The Balloch Group, where she primarily worked with clients in the technology industry.

Experience

Ms. Thompson's experience includes advising:

  • Amneal Holdings, Inc. on corporate governance and securities matters
  • Arch Coal, Inc. on general public company representation matters
  • Corning Incorporated on US$1.6 billion Japanese yen denominated senior notes offerings, corporate governance, and securities matters
  • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of NBTY, Inc. in a transaction valued at US$3.8 billion
  • Digital Generation Inc. in its spin-off of Sizmek Inc. to stockholders and its going private transaction with Spectrum Equity and Extreme Reach Inc. valued at US$525 million
  • Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. on corporate governance and securities matters
  • K12 Inc. in corporate governance and strategic securities law issues
  • Kimco Realty Corporation on various equity and debt offerings valued at approximately US$4.5 billion and general public company representation matters
  • KLA Corporation on corporate governance and securities matters 
  • Owens-Illinois, Inc. on various dual tranche senior notes offerings valued at approximately US$1.8 billion, corporate governance, and securities matters
  • Rowan Companies Inc. in its acquisition of Skeie Drilling and Production ASA for approximately US$900 million
  • Spok Holdings, Inc. on general public company representation matters
  • Spotify Technology S.A. on general public company representation matters, corporate governance, and securities matters
  • TechnipFMC plc in corporate governance and strategic securities law issues
  • Walker & Dunlop, Inc. on general public company representation matters

Thought Leadership

  • Desktop Reference: 8-K Filing Events 2021 -  January 07, 2021
  • 6 Habits of Highly Effective Boards  -  August 15, 2013
  • How Boards Can Stay Ahead: Strategic Governance in Six Practical Steps -  July 29, 2013
Bar Qualification
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
Education
  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2009
  • BA, Wellesley College, 2005
    magna cum laude
Industries
  • Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Technology
  • REITs
Practices
  • Capital Markets
  • Public Company Representation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance