Technology Transactions

Latham understands technology. No other global law firm has Latham’s technology expertise, and no other technology firm has Latham's 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

  • Latham Again Ranks as a Top Innovator - December 17, 2017
  • New York Partner Named to Innovate Finance’s 2017 Women in FinTech Powerlist - November 20, 2017
  • New York Partner Honored at 2017 Women in Finance Awards - November 08, 2017
  • Three Partners Named Among "Top 100 Lawyers in California" - October 05, 2017
  • Silicon Valley Partner Honored Among “Women Leaders in Tech Law” - July 31, 2017

Ranked in the top tiers for technology by Chambers across multiple jurisdictions, Latham is commended for its “strong technology transactions practice complemented by a sophisticated regulatory offering,” with clients noting that Latham’s lawyers “are excellent; they have a deep understanding of the technical and operational issues in play as well as very complex commercial aspects."

Chambers USA and Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Media Coverage

Spotify Case Study: Structuring and Executing a Direct ListingThe Direct Listing Route to Going Public: Spotify's Counsel Offer a GuideSpotify's Direct Listing Thrust 1 Firm Into April Spotlight


Latham Adds Top Technology M&A Lawyer in Silicon ValleyLatham's GDPR Resource Center Provides Online Comparative ToolsLatham & Watkins Advises Committee of Independent Directors of T-Mobile in Combination with Sprint

Thought Leadership

California Consumer Privacy Act May Usher in Sweeping Change UK Financial Services Regulators Warn Firms About Crypto-assets FCA Supports Guidelines on Open Banking Fall-Back Provisions Exemption

Webcasts & Podcasts

Website Terms of Service and Other Online User AgreementsAchieving Successful Outcomes as a Non-US Company Investing in or Acquiring Technology Companies in Silicon ValleyAchieving Successful Outcomes as an Asian Company Investing in or Acquiring Technology Companies in Silicon Valley