We've Got Washington Covered

Why Latham

Washington represents a unique crossroads of national policy, regulation, legislation, and the media, and is often most effectively navigated by those who have served at the highest levels of government and worked with the government on a nearly daily basis. Whether the matter involves responding to a federal investigation, working with Congress, developing federal policy, litigating against or alongside the government, or other engagement with the federal government, Latham has the knowledge and depth of experience to guide clients to successful outcomes.  

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The Latham team includes those who have served as senior government officials in the administrations of both major US political parties, including a former Solicitor General of the United States, two former Assistant Attorneys General for the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice, and former General Counsels from the Departments of Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, as well as the Office of Management and Budget. In addition, Latham partners have substantive experience garnered from years of service in senior roles at the White House and at Executive Branch agencies, including the Departments of Defense, Interior and Justice, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency. 

Latham partners have also served in senior roles at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Securities and Exchange Commission. With respect to the Congress, Latham partners have served in key roles on Capitol Hill, including on the staff of several high-profile Senate and House investigations.

Latham has a proven track record of utilizing this collective experience to guide clients through high-stakes matters, even amidst intense government or media scrutiny. Navigating Washington involves a mix of experience, judgment, and substantive expertise that is unique to Latham, and we do so on behalf of our clients on a daily basis. We’ve got Washington covered.

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Our Experience

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Awards & Rankings

  • Practice Leader Named Top Advisor by Foreign Investment Watch - February 21, 2021
  • Latham Named to 2018 Appellate Hot List - October 28, 2018
  • Partner Phil Perry Named Litigation Trailblazer - August 07, 2018

Navigating Washington involves a mix of experience, judgment, and substantive expertise that is unique to Latham, and we do so on behalf of our clients on a daily basis.

Media Coverage

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News

Latham Honored at National Law Journal’s Professional Excellence AwardsPractice Leader Named Top Advisor by Foreign Investment WatchLatham Named to 2018 Appellate Hot List

Thought Leadership

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Webcasts & Podcasts

The Biden Administration’s Regulatory and Enforcement Priorities: A Six-Month UpdateSupreme Court: Highlights and Implications of the 2020-2021 TermWhat Do Biden's 100 Day Enforcement Priorities Mean for Asia?