Jess Stevens is an associate in the Bay Area offices of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Stevens represents emerging and high-growth private companies across a wide range of industries, including healthcare, software and technology, and energy and natural resources.

Her practice covers an array of corporate and transactional matters that span the lifecycle of the company, including:

  • Company formations
  • General corporate representation
  • Venture capital financings 
  • Strategic corporate transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Initial public offerings

She also assists public companies with capital markets transactions, corporate governance, and securities compliance.

While in law school, Ms. Stevens served as co-chief investment officer and chief operation officer for Rivanna Investments, a student-run investment portfolio. She was also the assistant membership editor and a senior editorial board member for the Virginia Tax Review.

Prior to joining Latham, she was a corporate associate in the Seattle office of an Am 50 law firm.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • Washington


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2020
  • BA in Economics & Philosophy, University of Montana, 2016
    High Honors