Lea Avsenik is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Avsenik represents private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers in a range of domestic and cross-border finance transactions, including leveraged financings, acquisition financings, and liability management transactions.

Ms. Avsenik earned her LL.M. in Corporation Law at the New York University School of Law. During her time there, she also participated in the Bankruptcy Assistance Project (pro bono).

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Avsenik was a banking, finance, and capital markets associate at a leading law firm in Slovenia. She also served as a judicial clerk at the Appellate Court in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • LLM, New York University, 2022
  • LLM, University of Ljubljana, 2017
    cum laude
  • LLB, University of Ljubljana, 2016