Brian Mangino represents clients in high-value, strategic private equity and M&A transactions. 

Mr. Mangino advises private equity firms and public and private companies on a variety of issues including: corporate governance, defensive strategy, minority investments, strategic partnerships, spin-offs, joint ventures, securities law compliance, and other general corporate matters.

He advises clients in highly regulated, key industries including:

  • Aerospace, defense, and government services
  • Healthcare and life sciences
  • Technology
  • Telecoms
  • Entertainment, sports, and media

Mr. Mangino maintains an active pro bono practice, representing organizations dedicated to fighting food insecurity in the Washington, D.C. region.

Mr. Mangino has previously received Law360’s Private Equity MVP of the Year Award (2021) and has presented on a variety of M&A-related topics at various conferences and forums.

Mr. Mangino serves on the alumni board of the University of Virginia Undergraduate – College of Arts & Sciences and is a member of The John S. Mulholland Family Foundation.

Mr. Mangino’s experience includes advising: 

  • Permira and Hellman & Friedman, on their US$10.2 billion take-private of Zendesk, Inc.*
  • The consortium of investors led by Permira, Advent, and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority on the US$14 billion take-private of McAfee Corp.*
  • Permira, on its US$5.8 billion take-private of Mimecast*
  • Humana Inc., on its US$4.4 billion divestiture of its hospice and personal care business to Clayton, Dubilier & Rice*
  • ProQuest LLC, on its sale to Clarivate plc for US$5.3 billion*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 1998
  • BA, University of Virginia, 1995