Recognition
Recognition

Latham & Watkins Named TMT M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year

June 23, 2021
Mergermarket’s inaugural North America M&A Awards program honored legal and financial advisors for excellence in dealmaking.

Latham & Watkins was named Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year at Mergermarket’s inaugural North America M&A Awards 2021 program, which recognized excellence in M&A advisory during what Mergermarket described as “an incredibly volatile year for dealmakers.” Winners were determined by a combination of league table rankings and review by an independent panel of judges.

In addition to winning the TMT sector award, Latham was on the shortlists for a number of other categories that were part of Mergermarket’s awards program, including:

  • Buyout Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • Consumer M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • Energy M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • Industrial M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • Lower Mid-Market M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • Pharmaceutical M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • US Upper Mid-Market M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • US Cross-Border M&A Legal Advisory Firm of the Year
  • SPAC Legal Advisory Firm of the Year

Latham’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice received a number of top league table rankings from Mergermarket for the year 2020, including #1 for global M&A by deal value and #1 for US public M&A by deal volume.