Chris Ting is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice.

Mr. Ting’s practice focuses primarily on white collar defense and internal corporate investigations, with a particular emphasis on matters with a cross border element. To that end, he spends significant time in the firm’s London office. Substantively, Mr. Ting has broad experience handling anti-corruption, economic sanctions, tax evasion, and anti-money laundering matters and is experienced in dealing with bank secrecy and data privacy issues attendant to international investigations. As part of this practice, he has represented both US and non-US clients before the US Department of Justice, the Securities & Exchange Commission, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the New York State Department of Financial Services, and other non US regulators such as the Swiss Financial Markets Regulatory Authority.  

In addition, Mr. Ting represents clients at all stages of civil litigation in state and federal courts around the US. He maintains an active pro bono practice, including briefing an Eighth Amendment case before the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and representing a disabled veteran.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Ting served as a law clerk for Judge Xavier Rodriguez of the US District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Mr. Ting earned his JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School. During law school, he served as an Honors Summer Law Clerk in the US Department of Defense's Office of General Counsel. Prior to obtaining his legal education, Mr. Ting worked as a senior consultant at a global management consulting firm where he worked primarily on emergency management issues for the US Department of Homeland Security.

 Thought Leadership

  • “UK To Provide Compensation for Overseas Victims of Economic Crimes,” Latham.London Blog, June 18, 2018
  • “English High Court Decision Further Curtails Application of Legal Privilege in Internal Investigations,” Client Alert, June 5, 2017
  • “UK Decision Highlights Potential Privilege Problems in Cross-Border Investigations,” Client Alert, February 21, 2017
  • “US Department of Justice Guidance Seeks to Encourage Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Export Controls and Sanctions Violations,” Client Alert, November 14, 2016
  • “Top 10 Things to Know About the Future of Sanctions on Iran,” Client Alert, April 27, 2015

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2013
    magna cum laude
  • BA, University of Michigan, 2008
    With High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa