Heather Lui is a corporate associate and a member of the Data & Technology Transactions Practice in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Lui advises clients on a broad spectrum of intellectual property and technology transactions, including:

  • M&A transactions
  • Technology and intellectual property transfers and licensing
  • Strategic alliances, partnerships, and joint ventures
  • Manufacturing, supply, and distribution arrangements
  • Marketing and advertising agreements
  • Service provision agreements
  • Video game development and publishing agreements
  • Open-source licensing
  • Customer and end-user arrangements

Ms. Lui advises clients across a number of industries, including:

  • Art and media 
  • Artificial intelligence 
  • Blockchain and digital assets
  • Commercial products
  • Digital and social media
  • E-commerce
  • Healthcare and biotech
  • Software
  • Semiconductors
  • Video games

Ms. Lui is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and regularly advises clients on data privacy matters, including privacy policies and other compliance obligations under United States data privacy laws.

Ms. Lui also maintains an active pro bono practice, assisting pro bono clients in the technology industry and representing asylum seekers and domestic violence victims.

Ms. Lui's experience includes representing:

  • AMD in its US$35 billion acquisition of Xilinx
  • Intuit in its US$8.1 billion acquisition of Credit Karma
  • Mojito in its partnership with Sotheby’s and Creative Artists Agency, to develop and support their respective NFT marketplaces
  • CHEQ in its partnership with the Miami Marlins to implement its food and beverage ordering app at the Miami Marlins’ baseball stadium
  • The Beachbody Company in its US$2.9 billion SPAC transaction with Forest Road Acquisition Corp. and Myx Fitness
  • Mellanox in its US$7 billion sale to NVIDIA
  • Meta in its acquisition of numerous video game development studios
  • Airbnb in its acquisition of Urbandoor
  • Honey Science Corporation in its US$4 billion acquisition by PayPal Holdings

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2018
  • BA, Political Economy, University of California, Berkeley, 2014

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Chinese (Cantonese)