Alidad Damooei is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.

Mr. Damooei represents public and private companies, as well as private equity firms, in domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions. He also provides general corporate representation to public and private company clients in connection with corporate governance matters and SEC filings.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Damooei was an associate at another leading law firm in its New York and Los Angeles offices.

Mr. Damooei’s experience includes representing:

  • Digital Realty in its acquisitions of Ascenty and Interxion
  • The Cheesecake Factory in its acquisition of North Italia and Fox Restaurant Concepts, and sale of convertible preferred equity to Roark Capital
  • Teladoc Health in its acquisition of InTouch Health
  • Ascendant Capital Partners in its purchase through a joint venture of preferred equity and warrants of Watermark Lodging Trust
  • Nestlé Health Science in its acquisition of a minority equity stake in, and an option to acquire the remainder of the equity of, Before Brands
  • PellePharm in its sale of a minority equity stake, and an option to acquire the remainder of its equity, to LEO Pharma
  • Nestlé USA in its acquisition of a majority stake in Blue Bottle Coffee, and sale of its Buitoni brand businesses
  • Expedia in its acquisition of a majority stake in SilverRail Technologies
  • AT&T in its acquisition of Time Warner*
  • A certain family office in various minority investments
  • Investments banks in connection with their role as financial advisors in various M&A transactions

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • New York


  • JD, Yale Law School, 2013
  • BA in Economics, Columbia University, 2009
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa