Casey Tong is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Tong advises public and private companies on various corporate transactions. Her experience includes:

  • Initial public offerings and direct listings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Other public and private debt and equity securities offerings
  • Strategic corporate transactions
  • General corporate representation of both public and private companies

As part of her pro bono practice, Ms. Tong advises individuals seeking asylum and permanent residency in the United States, and advises under-resourced non-profits and startups on general corporate and employment matters.

While in law school, she was an articles editor for the California Law Review, an editor of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, and an executive board member of the Boalt Hall Women’s Association. Ms. Tong also served as a judicial extern to Judge Richard R. Clifton of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. For two years, she served as an Academic Skills Program fellow, teaching small sections in civil procedure and torts.

She previously worked in the People & Culture Department of Medallia, Inc., where she engaged in various pre-IPO matters.

Ms. Tong’s experience includes representing:

Capital Markets

  • Alkami Technology in its initial public offering
  • Amplitude in its US$1.8 billion direct listing
  • Annexon in its initial public offering
  • Biomea Fusion in its US$153 million initial public offering
  • Corsair Gaming in its US$238 million initial public offering
  • The underwriters in the US$100 million public offering by Alpine Immune Sciences
  • The underwriters in the follow-on offering by Chinook Therapeutics
  • The underwriters in several follow-on offerings by Twist Bioscience
  • Unity Biotechnology in its several follow-on offerings

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Blend Labs in its US$422 million acquisition of Title365
  • Cloudera in its US$5.3 billion sale to affiliates of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and KKR
  • Meta in its acquisition of CTRL-labs
  • New Relic in its acquisition of Pixie Labs
  • Okta in connection with its US$6.5 billion acquisition of Auth0
  • Square in its acquisition of Eloquent Labs

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Hawaii


  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2018
  • BA in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles, 2014