Charlotte Yeung is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Ms. Yeung represents clients in complex antitrust law matters, including defending companies in US and multijurisdictional merger control and review investigations as well as competitive conduct investigations. She also advises clients on government and internal investigations, government-facing litigation and anti-corruption compliance, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Ms. Yeung’s practice covers a wide range of industries, including high-tech, entertainment, energy, and semiconductors.

Ms. Yeung maintains an active pro bono practice, primarily representing clients in asylum matters.

Ms. Yeung was an associate in Latham’s Hong Kong office prior to her transfer to the San Francisco office.

Ms. Yeung received her LLM from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Yeung worked as an associate in issues and crisis management at Ogilvy Public Relations in Hong Kong.

Thought Leadership

  • Contributor, Getting the Deal Through – Arbitration 2019, Hong Kong Chapter

Ms. Yeung’s recent matters include representing:

  • NVIDIA on the proposed acquisition of Arm
  • United Microelectronics Corporation in response to a government indictment for trade secret theft and economic espionage, culminating in a plea agreement for a lesser count and a reduced fine
  • A global professional services firm in China following whistleblower allegations
  • An entertainment company with operations across Asia regarding potential bribery and corruption issues
  • A world-leading investment bank in conducting due diligence compliance and anti-corruption investigation as part of their know-your-customer analysis
  • A Southeast Asian healthcare provider in relation to an international investigation concerning the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • A leading global provider of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions on an internal investigation originated from an inquiry raised by a Hong Kong government law enforcement agency

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Hong Kong (Solicitor)


  • LLM, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2019
  • PCLL, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2016
  • JD, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)