Andrew Abokhair is an associate in the Austin office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Data & Technology Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, and Emerging Companies Practices.

Mr. Abokhair represents clients in a broad range of intellectual property and privacy and data security matters, including strategic alliances, joint ventures, M&A and financing transactions, intellectual property strategy, and other commercial arrangements, as well as privacy and data initiatives.

He advises both public and private companies of all sizes, ranging from technology start-ups to established private equity funds.

Mr. Abokhair earned his JD from Vanderbilt University Law School, where he graduated as an Honor Scholar.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Abokhair was a technology and intellectual property transactions associate for another leading international law firm.

Mr. Abokhair’s experience includes advising:

  • A holistic wellness and lifestyle company on its US$400 million sale to one of the world's largest consumer goods companies
  • A private equity sponsor in its acquisition of an intelligent automation software provider for greater than US$1 billion
  • A conversational AI technology company in various strategic partnerships with multi-national logistics company
  • A private equity backed veterinary service provider in connection with its ongoing technology operations and licensing
  • A private equity infrastructure investor in the take private of a global data center REIT for approximately US$15 billion
  • Various consumer products companies in connection with their manufacture, distribution, and fundraising activities
  • A medical device manufacturer in its US$600 million carve-out acquisition of a dental device line of business
  • A consumer entertainment and retail company on its US$835M acquisition of a multinational competitor
  • A financial investor in its US$100 million Series C investment in a technology enabled healthcare staffing company
  • A telecommunications device manufacturer in its acquisition of exclusive rights to global telecommunications branding and technology
  • A venture capital investor in its US$100 million preferred equity investment round in a renewable energy solutions provider
  • An oil and gas exploration company in a US$6 billion merger of equals transaction
  • A public producer of graphic, specialty and packaging paper and market pulp, on its sale to an international strategic buyer for US$825 million
  • A vehicle fleet management company on its merger of equals creating a combined company with approximately US$5 billion in assets
  • A private equity firm on its acquisition SaaS solutions provider of automation for damage prevention and asset protection processes across critical network infrastructure assets
  • A privately owned Energy-as-a-Service provider in its sale to a leading global independent infrastructure investment fund manager for over US$1.5 billion
  • A private equity investor on its strategic growth investment in a leading provider of managed detection and response cybersecurity solutions

*Certain matters were handled prior to joining the firm

Bar Qualification

  • New York
  • Texas
  • US Patent and Trademark Office


  • MSc in Law and Finance, University of Oxford, 2013
  • JD, Vanderbilt University Law School, 2012
    Honor Scholar
  • B.S. Pre-Medicine, George Washington University, 2008
    Presidential Scholar