Dalton Powell is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Powell was a summer associate in the firm’s Chicago office.

Mr. Powell maintains an active pro bono practice, representing clients applying for U-Visas and organizations seeking political ethics reform in the Illinois state legislature.

 While in law school, Mr. Powell was a member of the Startup Ventures Clinic, served as a research assistant focusing on securities law issues, and completed an externship as a venture capital associate with the Duke Angel Network. Mr. Powell served as an executive editor of Law & Contemporary Problems and as a senior research editor on Duke Law & Technology Review. He volunteered for the Cancer Pro Bono Project and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. Mr. Powell also received the Dean’s Award in business strategy. Mr. Powell’s training also includes studying for and passing the Certified Public Accountant exam.


Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD/LLM, Duke University School of Law
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BS in Accounting & Finance, Truman State University
    summa cum laude