Magda Farhat is an associate in the Boston office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Emerging Companies & Growth Practice.

Ms. Farhat represents startups and other emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles, in addition to venture capital firms. She advises clients on a range of transactions within the technology and life sciences industries.

Ms. Farhat maintains an active pro bono practice, providing legal advice to young entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining Latham & Watkins Ms. Farhat founded her own practice catering for startups and venture capital firms in the Middle East, and was the founder and Chief Legal Officer of a legal-tech startup.

Ms. Farhat helped found a non-profit organization aiming to empower women.

Bar Qualification

  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • LLM, Harvard Law School, 2016
    With honors
  • LLB, Saint Joseph University (Beirut - Lebanon), 2012
    With honors

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French