Jamie Marr is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

Ms. Marr advises on white collar defense, government investigations, and civil litigation. She has experience representing companies, financial institutions, and individuals in inquiries and investigations by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, as well as in complex civil litigation. Claims at issue in these matters have included securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, RICO, and violations of the internal accounting controls provision of the Exchange Act. In addition, Ms. Marr has assisted clients in the review and enhancement of internal compliance programs.

Ms. Marr’s civil litigation experience includes:

  • On a motion to dismiss, securing dismissal of a federal private securities fraud action filed in the District of Colorado against an individual and various entities
  • Representing an investment firm in a federal securities class action lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California
  • Representing an individual and entities in a lawsuit brought in Colorado alleging violations of the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act based on predicate acts of mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering
  • Filing an action in the state of California on behalf of entities against individuals and companies for breach of contract and tortious interference with contract
  • Representing a private equity firm and its companies in a lawsuit for breaches of contract and fiduciary duties filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Representing a company in a lawsuit filed in the Delaware Court of Chancery involving interpretation of a Material Adverse Effect provision in an asset purchase agreement
  • Drafting various filings, including answers, crossclaims, and a letter motion to dismiss a crossclaim, on behalf of a CDO noteholder in a federal interpleader action filed in the Southern District of New York

Ms. Marr formerly served on the firm’s Recruiting Committee, as well as Latham’s New York Pro Bono Committee. Among her various pro bono matters, she was a member of a Latham team that represented 47 pro bono plaintiffs in one of the largest labor trafficking actions in US history. The firm received The American Lawyer Global Citizenship Award 2015 Grand Prize for its work on the matter.

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2014
  • BA, University of Virginia, 2011