Jake Wasserman is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Wasserman represents private equity sponsors and public and private company clients in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts, “take-private” transactions, divestitures, venture capital and other growth-based investments, recapitalizations and restructurings, as well as in related executive compensation, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.

Mr. Wasserman is a member of Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute and a mentor for UStrive. 

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Wasserman was a corporate associate at a leading international law firm.

Thought Leadership

  • Speaker, “Navigating the Waters of Private Equity/Family Office Dynamics.” The Private Company Governance Symposium, November 2021

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Duke University School of Law, 2017
    magna cum laude
  • BA, Politics and Society, Drake University, 2014
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa