Kaitlin Ray is a corporate associate in the Century City office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice.

Ms. Ray advises sports, entertainment, and media clients in a wide array of corporate matters, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Professional sports franchise investments, acquisitions and sales
  • Sports league governance, rules and approval processes

Ms. Ray received her JD from Duke Law School, where she served as a notes editor for the Duke Law Journal and co-president of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Ray served as a corporate legal intern at Major League Baseball. She also worked in sports media as an on-air college tennis analyst and reporter in the NBA G-League. She was a four-year starter for UCLA Women’s Tennis and member of its 2014 National Championship team.

Ms. Ray’s experience includes advising:

  • Sixth Street in its acquisition of a National Women’s Soccer League Bay Area expansion franchise
  • Dynasty Equity Partners in a minority investment in Liverpool FC
  • Endeavor in its sale of its stake in the ATP’s Rio Open event
  • An investor in a minority investment in Real Salt Lake
  • Private investment firms in connection with obtaining professional sports league approval across the MLB, NBA, MLS and NWSL

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2021
    summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 2015
    summa cum laude