Graham Haviland is an associate in the litigation and trial department based in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Haviland represents clients in complex litigation and before government agencies, with a focus on antitrust litigation in federal district and appellate courts. Mr. Haviland has advised clients across the full life cycle of antitrust litigation, from initial filing and discovery through trial, post-trial briefing, and appeal. He has worked on teams that have secured precedent-setting victories that protect clients’ acquisitions and is a member of a small class of lawyers that has defeated the government in merger litigation multiple times as an associate.

He has worked with litigation teams on matters across a broad range of industries, including technology, agriculture, defense, and automotive, among others.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Haviland served as a law clerk for Judge David F. Hamilton of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and for Judge Beryl A. Howell of the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

While in law school, he served as the executive articles editor of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Mr. Haviland’s experience includes representing:

Antitrust Litigation

  • EverWatch Corp., defeating the US Department of Justice’s challenge to Booz Allen Hamilton’s acquisition of EverWatch
  • United States Sugar Corp., defeating the US Department of Justice’s challenge to U.S. Sugar’s acquisition of Imperial Sugar at trial United States Sugar Corp., defeating the US Department of Justice’s challenge to U.S. Sugar’s acquisition of Imperial Sugar at trial 

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois

Education

  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2019
  • BA, University of Chicago, 2011
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July 26, 2023Recognition

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Latham team recognized as appellate court affirms previous decisions against the US Department of Justice's challenge to U.S. Sugar's purchase of Imperial Sugar.