Ani Avagyan is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Avagyan represents emerging growth companies, venture capital firms, and growth investors within the technology, life sciences, and other growth industries. Ms. Avagyan guides companies in all stages of the lifecycle, from formation and financings through exit planning. Ms. Avagyan also represents venture capital and private equity firms, as well as strategic acquirers in connection with their investments and M&A transactions. Ms. Avagyan has handled dozens of venture capital financings and M&A transactions and serves as a trusted advisor to clients on various day-to-day general corporate governance matters. 

Ms. Avagyan regularly advises on:

  • Company formation and structuring
  • Corporate governance and investor relations
  • Venture capital raising, from seed stage through late-growth equity
  • Debt financings
  • Day-to-day corporate advice
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting and compliance

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Avagyan was an associate at another leading law firm where she also represented emerging growth companies, venture capital firms, and growth investors. While attending law school, Ms. Avagyan was a member of the Corporate Lab, a transactional-focused clinic, working on cutting edge projects for multinational companies.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Texas


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2015
  • MA, Loyola Marymount University, 2010
  • BA in Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 2008