Djenab Li Conde is an associate in the Century City office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice.

Ms. Conde represents studios, distribution and production companies, financial institutions, investors, high-level individual talent, and other entertainment industry clients in transactions involving the acquisition, licensing, production, financing, and exploitation of intellectual property and other media-related assets. Ms. Conde currently serves on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee and the Black Lawyers Group.

Ms. Conde received her JD from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. While at Berkeley Law, she was elected editor-in-chief of the California Law Review and co-president of the Law Students of African Descent. Ms. Conde was also a student attorney in the International Human Rights Law Clinic. Upon graduation, she was elected to the Order of the Coif.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Conde was a summer associate in Latham’s Century City office. She previously clerked for Judge Victor A. Bolden in the District of Connecticut and Judge Paul J. Watford in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Ms. Conde’s experience includes representing:

  • Content Partners in multiple M&A transactions
  • MACRO in a US$100 million minority investment led by BlackRock
  • Blumhouse in its acquisition of Atomic Monster, the production company founded by filmmaker James Wan
  • Mediawan in its acquisition of a significant stake in Plan B Entertainment, the production company co-founded and led by Brad Pitt
  • Endeavor in various M&A transactions, including its US$21 billion merger of UFC and WWE
  • A24 in its senior secured revolving credit facility and various financing matters
  • Beyoncé in corporate ventures

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2019
    Order of the Coif
  • BA in Psychology, Yale University, 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Chinese (Mandarin)