Charles E. Carpenter is a partner in the New York and Houston offices of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Carpenter is a member of the Corporate Department and focuses his practice on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and securities offerings. Mr. Carpenter has over 17 years of experience in the energy sector, with particular knowledge on master limited partnerships and energy focused private equity transactions.

Mr. Carpenter is a member of the American Bar Association.

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Carpenter has lectured on topics related to his practice. Recent speaking engagements include:

  • Panelist, "World Recognition of Distinguished General Counsel," Directors Roundtable (September 2015)

Bar Qualification

  • New York
  • Texas


  • LLM, Georgetown University Law Center, 1994
  • JD, Southern Methodist University, 1993
    cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BBA, Texas Tech University, 1989