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Latham & Watkins Advises Discord in US$100 Million Funding Round

July 7, 2020
An emerging companies team advised on the funding round.

Discord, a digital communication service, has announced its new funding round of US$100 million.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Discord in the transaction with an emerging companies team led by Bay Area partner Benjamin Potter, with Bay Area associate Michael Podolny, San Diego associate Evan Youngstrom, and Bay Area associate Madelyn Tarr. Advice was also provided on CFIUS matters by Washington, D.C. partner Steven Croley, with associate Julie Choi Shin; on antitrust matters by Bay Area partner Joshua Holian, with Washington, D.C. counsel Peter Todaro; and on benefits and compensation matters by Bay Area partner James Metz.