Alisha Nguyen is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department.

Ms. Nguyen represents public and private companies in a variety of litigation and investigatory matters. She also maintains an active pro bono practice.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Nguyen served as a law clerk for Judge Maxine M. Chesney of the US District Court for the Northern District of California.

Ms. Nguyen graduated from USC Gould School of Law in the top 10% of her class. While there, she served as an extern for Judge Autumn D. Spaeth of the US District Court for the Central District of California, a writing fellow for the legal research and writing program, a teaching assistant for undergraduate and first-year law courses, and an internal vice president of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. She also served as a senior submissions editor of the Southern California Law Review and earned a Scribes Award for excellence in note writing.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2021
    Order of the Coif
  • BA in Economics & Business and Psychology, University of California, San Diego, 2017
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English