Grace Garcea is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department.

Ms. Garcea received her JD from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. While in law school, she served as a senior editor for the Southern California Law Review. She also participated in the USC Law mediation clinic. Ms. Garcea holds a Bachelor's degree in Media Studies and Spanish from the University of Virginia.

Ms. Garcea advises clients on capital markets, securities, and corporate matters, representing both financial institutions and issuers in a wide variety of public and private financing transactions, including initial public offerings; follow-on and public equity offerings; investment grade, high-yield, and convertible debt offerings; debt exchange offers; tender offers; and acquisition financing.

Ms. Garcea also represents companies with respect to general corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance issues, Exchange Act reporting obligations, and stock exchange rules and requirements.

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Ms. Garcea was a summer associate in the Los Angeles office. She also previously served as a judicial extern for Judge Otis D. Wright, II of the United States District Court, Central District of California. Before attending law school, Ms. Garcea volunteered as an English teacher in the Peace Corps.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of Southern California Law School, 2019
    Order of the Coif
  • BA in Media Studies & Spanish, University of Virginia, 2013
    With Distinction