Hecht, Elliot W.

Elliot W. Hecht



Elliot Hecht is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Hecht represents public and private companies and private equity funds on a variety of corporate matters. 

Mr. Hecht maintains an active pro bono practice, representing asylum seekers in immigration matters. 

Before joining Latham, Mr. Hecht graduated magna cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center. Upon graduation, he was elected as a member of the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Mr. Hecht was a summer associate in the Washington, D.C. office. He also served as a law clerk for the Senate Judiciary Committee for a semester and as a summer law clerk to Judge Reggie B. Walton in the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

Prior to law school, Mr. Hecht worked as a management consultant and as a research assistant for a leading international security think tank. Mr. Hecht received his undergraduate degree in political science from Dickinson College.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2022
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA in Political Science, Dickinson College, 2015