Van Dyke, Alan

Alan Van Dyke

Retired Partner

Alan Van Dyke retired from the partnership in December 2018. He advised US and global fund sponsors in connection with private equity fund formation, operations and transaction structuring, as well as acted for fund sponsors on alternative acquisition vehicles for portfolio company acquisitions.

In addition, Mr. Van Dyke has significant tax experience in mergers and acquisitions transactions as well as in real estate funds and employee coinvestment plans. Mr. Van Dyke has extensive experience advising fund clients across a number of fund types, including private equity, infrastructure, real estate, and debt, on all aspects of fund transactions, including fund formation, tax structuring, employee and third-party coinvestment arrangements, and governance and compliance requirements.

In the 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers in America, Mr. Van Dyke was recognized for his work in Tax Law. Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Mr. Van Dyke was a tax partner at another leading law firm where he served as co-head of the transactional tax practice from 1996 to 2004.


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 1984
    With Honors
  • BA, Dordt College, 1981