Press Release

Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits Partner Rejoins Latham & Watkins in the Bay Area

March 2, 2022
Maj Vaseghi brings significant experience advising on corporate governance, executive compensation, and employee benefits matters.

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Maj Vaseghi has rejoined the firm’s Bay Area offices as a partner in the Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits Practice and member of the Tax Department. Vaseghi advises clients on all aspects of executive compensation and employee benefits matters in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and capital markets transactions. She also represents companies, board compensation committees, and senior executives with respect to executive compensation matters.

“We are thrilled to welcome Maj back to Latham and to our Bay Area offices,” said Tad Freese, Office Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ Bay Area Offices. “Maj is a highly-regarded lawyer skilled in nearly every type of benefits and compensation issue that can arise in a sophisticated corporate transaction. We know that Maj will bring tremendous value to our clients who are navigating progressively complex benefits and compensation matters.” 

Vaseghi’s practice includes advising public companies across a range of industries on corporate governance, securities law reporting and compliance, and proxy advisory and institutional stockholder voting guidelines.

Bradd Williamson, Global Chair of Latham’s Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits Practice added, “Continuing to build out the Executive Compensation, Employment & Benefits Practice globally, nationwide, and in the Bay Area is a strategic focus of the firm, and we are deeply committed to growing our company representation and transactional platforms to further align them with our clients’ needs. Maj’s deep experience advising public companies on a range of matters underscores that commitment as public companies increasingly turn to Latham as their one-stop legal advisor.”

“Latham is a world class firm with an unrivaled global transactional platform and collaborative culture,” said Vaseghi. “I am thrilled to rejoin the firm where I have spent the majority of my career, and am eager to serve our clients on their cutting-edge benefits and compensation matters.”

Vaseghi received her JD from Columbia University School of Law and her BS from Columbia University School of Engineering.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins delivers innovative solutions to complex legal and business challenges around the world. From a global platform, our lawyers advise clients on market-shaping transactions, high-stakes litigation and trials, and sophisticated regulatory matters. Latham is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono services, steadfastly supports initiatives designed to advance diversity within the firm and the legal profession, and is committed to exploring and promoting environmental sustainability.

Notes to Editors

1 Latham & Watkins operates worldwide as a limited liability partnership organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (USA) with affiliated limited liability partnerships conducting the practice in France, Hong Kong, Italy, Singapore, and the United Kingdom and as an affiliated partnership conducting the practice in Japan. Latham & Watkins operates in Israel through a limited liability company. Latham & Watkins operates in South Korea as a Foreign Legal Consultant Office. Latham & Watkins works in cooperation with the Law Firm of Salman M. Al-Sudairi, a limited liability company, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.