Elizabeth Slawsby advises private equity funds and private companies on a full spectrum of complex transactions.

Ms. Slawsby combines pragmatism and a sophisticated understanding of market practice to help private equity, growth equity, and venture firms, as well as strategic acquirers and sellers, navigate:

  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Growth equity and venture capital financings
  • Structured preferred equity investments
  • Mergers and acquisitions

A recognized leader at the firm, she serves on Latham’s Women Enriching Business (WEB) committee and previously led the Boston office’s Women Lawyers Group and Mentoring Committee.

Before joining Latham, Ms. Slawsby was a Teach for America corps member and Learning Team Leader. She taught elementary school at KIPP SHINE Prep in Houston, Texas.

Ms. Slawsby’s recent experience includes advising:

  • BioProcure and Prendio in their sale to Primus Capital
  • PSG Equity on investing in:
    • Prodoscore
    • MixMode
  • Harvest Partners Structured Capital on investing in:
    • ConnectiveRx
    • HelpSystems
  • KKR on multiple transactions, including:
    • Selling portfolio company Carwave
    • Its minority investment in NetSPI
  • Westview Capital Partners on:
    • Selling Alpha II to TA Associates
    • Selling VC3 to Nautic Partners
    • Selling Snow Companies to Omnicom Health Group
    • Its investment in Roko Labs
    • Its investment in Northwest Plan Services
    • Its investment in Abacus Group
    • Its investment in Jopari Solutions
  • Landon Capital Partners on:
    • Selling Momentum Manufacturing Group to One Equity Partners
    • Selling Clarus Commerce to Marlin Equity Partners
    • Selling Bush Industries to Bestar
    • Its investment in:
      • iMemories
      • Page Publishing
      • Paladone
      • Walbro
      • Fusion92
      • Trinity Technology Group
      • Blue Bell Mattress
  • Spectrum Equity on numerous investments, including in:
    • CINC Systems
    • Scribd
    • OurFamilyWizard
  • H.I.G. Capital on its add-on acquisitions of:
    • Home Dynamix
    • Textiles Amalgamated
  • Abry Partners on acquiring:
    • Dermatology Associates
    • NSM Insurance
  • Advantor Systems on its sale to Vectrus
  • Health Credit Services on its sale to Ally Bank

Bar Qualification

  • Massachusetts


  • JD, Boston College Law School
    cum laude
  • BA, University of Notre Dame