Technology Transactions

Latham leverages technology expertise with the full spectrum of legal insight and a global footprint.

Why Latham

Companies that develop, own, use, or outsource technology and intellectual property turn to Latham & Watkins to address the intricate issues that can arise during a deal, or in the global marketplace.

Commercial and IP Transactions Advisors

As businesses become increasingly interdependent in a highly competitive, dynamic marketplace they must ensure that they can collaboratively and profitably develop, protect, share, and exploit their assets, including technology and intellectual property assets.

Awards & Rankings

  • Three Partners Named to Cybersecurity Docket’s 2022 Incident Response 40 List - April 25, 2022
  • Seven Latham Lawyers Honored as Client Service All-Stars - February 08, 2022
  • Latham Honored With Three Accolades By The Deal Awards 2021 - September 29, 2021
  • Latham Earns Top Fintech Rankings Globally - February 10, 2021
  • Latham Named Capital Markets Group of the Year - December 13, 2020

One source says, “It is the gold standard,” explaining, “As far as technology transactions go, it is the one the other firms look to.”

Chambers USA 2020

Media Coverage

Latham led the pack for U.S. M&A value in 2020, surpassing WachtellTech M&A to Drive Busier 2021 For Deal Lawyers Capital Markets Group Of The Year: Latham & Watkins


Latham & Watkins Advises Silver Lake in US$500 Million Strategic Investment in Shadowbox StudiosLatham Advises Consortium Led by Todd Boehly and Clearlake Capital on £4.25 Billion Acquisition of Chelsea FCLatham & Watkins Advises Silicon Motion Technology Corporation on US$3.8 Billion Cross-Border Take-Private Acquisition by MaxLinear, Inc. to Create a Semiconductor Leader

Thought Leadership

CJEU AG Sets High Bar for Responses to Data Subject Access Requests Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) ResourcesChina Issues New Rules on Cybersecurity Review for Network Platform Operators Listing Abroad

Webcasts & Podcasts

Understanding NFTs & Their Legal ImplicationsPodcast – Copyright & Brexit: How Will Article 15 of the EU Copyright Directive Affect Publishers and Platforms‪?Podcast – Has the Tide Turned for Transatlantic Data Transfers Post-Schrems II?