Aerospace, Defense & Government Services

Latham draws on deep familiarity with the complex, multijurisdictional legal and regulatory landscape in which aerospace, defense, and government services companies operate, so delivers insightful counsel and representation.

We have advised the leading global government contractors across industries for decades, helping to navigate their most challenging regulatory, transactional, and, litigation matters. We also regularly advise companies on short notice when they face bet-the-company crises, times when a thorough appreciation of the industry, legal, and regulatory environment is essential.

With our sophisticated understanding of the procurement process, defense program budgeting, industry financing structures, and the enforcement priorities of regulators around the globe, we offer clients a full range of services, including:

  • Setting up shop — From designing employee benefit plans to securing crucial regulatory approvals, Latham can provide clients the full range of advice necessary for establishing a government-contracting business.
  • Growing and sustaining growth — From structuring IPOs to executing cross-border mergers and acquisitions, we help clients respond to challenges.
  • Protecting your business — Whether addressing environmental concerns, anti-corruption measures and export controls, or seeking to protect intellectual property, we help clients maintain market share, manage regulator relationships, and defend companies against claims.
Latham draws on deep familiarity with the complex, multijurisdictional legal and regulatory landscape in which aerospace, defense, and government services companies operate, so delivers insightful counsel and representation.
Jefcoat, Kyle R.
October 12, 2023Recognition

Government Contracts MVP: Latham’s Kyle Jefcoat

Partner Kyle Jefcoat has made the most of his transition to the government contracts field from serving in the Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps, helping secure big results for clients like a US$5 billion Navy construction deal protest win for SLS Federal Services LLC.