Laura Sophie Neumann is an associate in the Frankfurt office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the corporate finance team focusing on capital market transactions, with a particular experience in high-yield bond offerings and leveraged finance deals.

Ms. Neumann advises corporate issuers and borrowers in various industries, as well as investment bank and private equity funds on high-yield bond, leveraged, and other financing transactions with particular focus on the DACH region.

Ms. Neumann advises on:

  • Complex high-yield bond transactions (both under US and German law)
  • 'Cross-over' and investment grade bond offerings
  • High-yield bonds in restructuring scenarios
  • Consent solicitations, including related liability management transactions

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Neumann worked as a law clerk in the Capital Markets Practice in Latham's Frankfurt office and at another renowned law firm.

Ms. Neumann studied law at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg and at the Universidad de Salamanca. She obtained her doctorate with a thesis relating to capital markets law.

Bar Qualification

  • Rechtsanwältin (Germany)

Education

  • Second German State Exam, Higher Regional Court Frankfurt, 2022
  • Dr. iur., Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, 2020
  • First German State Exam, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, 2018

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Practices