Elisabeth (Lisa) Martin is a partner in the Boston office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Capital Markets and Public Company Representation Practices.

Ms. Martin advises clients on capital markets transactions and securities and corporate law matters. Her capital markets experience includes representing public and private companies, underwriters, and private equity firms in a wide variety of transactions, including:

  • Initial public offerings
  • Registered debt and equity offerings
  • Private placements
  • High yield debt offerings
  • Tender offers and exchange offers
  • Consent solicitations

Ms. Martin also regularly advises public companies on securities law, disclosure, and corporate governance matters.

Ms. Martin serves as chair of Latham’s Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee in Boston.

Securities Offerings

Ms. Martin’s representative experience includes advising the issuer or underwriters in connection with securities offerings for the following companies:

  • Cerevel Therapeutics 
  • Chemical Financial
  • Civitas Solutions 
  • Clear Channel International
  • Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings 
  • Deere & Company
  • Desktop Metal 
  • HBT Financial 
  • Old Second Bancorp
  • P3 Health Partners Inc.
  • Ruth’s Hospitality Group 
  • Solera Holdings, Inc.

Other Significant Transactions

  • Homology Medicines in its business combination with Q32 Bio
  • P3 Health Partners in its business combination with Foresight Acquisition Corp.
  • Desktop Metal in its acquisition of The ExOne Company
  • iHeartMedia in the separation of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings in connection with iHeartMedia’s chapter 11 reorganization
  • Toys ‘R’ Us in the issuance of high yield notes as debtor-in-possession financing in connection with its chapter 11 reorganization
  • Civitas Solutions in its sale to Centerbridge Partners
  • Baxter International in the spinoff of its biopharmaceuticals business, Baxalta Inc.

*Certain matters were handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • New York


  • J.D., Columbia Law School
  • AB, Harvard University