Press Release

Private Equity Finance Partner Joins Latham & Watkins in Boston

April 12, 2022
Susan Yoon Parker advises private equity sponsors, investment funds, and operating companies on a variety of financing transactions.

Latham & Watkins LLP1 is pleased to announce that Susan Yoon Parker has joined the firm’s Boston office as a partner in the Private Equity Finance and Banking Practices and a member of the Finance Department.

Parker represents private equity sponsors, investment funds, and operating companies on a variety of leveraged buyout and alternative investment and financing transactions, including both syndicated and private capital credit facilities.

“Susan is an excellent addition to our Boston office and we are thrilled to welcome her to the firm,” said Kristen Grannis, Global Vice Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Private Equity Practice and a partner in the Boston office. “Her focus on middle-market transactions is highly synergistic with our private equity client base in Boston. She is also a valuable addition to the firm’s global Private Equity Finance Practice, having the capabilities and skillsets needed to support clients on the full range of highly-complex financing needs.”

Manu Gayatrinath, Global Chair of Latham’s Private Equity Finance Practice, added, “The expansion of our global Private Equity Finance Practice is a strategic priority for the firm as private equity clients remain focused on M&A. Susan has an outstanding reputation, and her arrival is another important milestone in our continued ambition to serve as a one-stop financing shop to private equity clients throughout their entire lifecycle.”

“Latham has a large and diverse private equity bench that is unrivaled by other firms,” said Parker. “I look forward to tapping into the firm’s integrated global platform that will enable me to take a holistic view and approach to serving my clients.”

Parker is the second partner to join Latham’s Private Equity Finance Practice this year. The firm announced in February the arrival of Stephanie Teicher to the New York office.

Parker received her JD from The George Washington University Law School, her MTS from Harvard Divinity School, and her BA from Wesleyan University. Parker joins Latham from Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP in Boston.

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.