June 02, 2021
Latham & Watkins’ Mergers & Acquisitions Practice has been named M&A Law Firm of the Year as a part of Chambers USA’s 2021 awards program. The annual awards recognize legal teams for “pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the country… [and] achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth, and excellence in client service.”
Chambers USA honored Latham’s “top-tier” M&A Practice, noting client feedback that “Latham & Watkins is truly the best of the best.” The coverage commended the firm’s “experienced and deep bench of practitioners” who advise on all types of M&A transactions on a global basis, serving a full spectrum of public and private companies, private equity, and other financial sponsors, boards of directors, and financial advisors. Chambers USA also noted the firm’s “world class expertise when it comes to the most challenging transactions,” adding, “industry-leading clients turn to the team for guidance on high-value deals given its strong track record in multibillion-dollar mandates.”
Luke Bergstrom, Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice, said, “We’re thrilled to be honored by Chambers USA for the many successes that we have achieved on behalf of our clients in the past year. Our phenomenal team continues to deliver best-in-class service on the most sophisticated and high-stakes deals in the market, maintaining a steadfast focus on helping our clients to achieve their business objectives.”
In addition to the M&A Practice, Latham’s Capital Markets and Intellectual Property Litigation Practices also received Law Firm of the Year recognitions in their respective categories.