Latham honored for a complete defense verdict in an IP patent showdown and for preserving a precedent-setting securities victory in California's Supreme Court.
Matt Rawlinson is a trial lawyer in the Silicon Valley office of Latham & Watkins and former Managing Partner of the office, as well as former Global Co-Chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation Practice.
In the last several years, Mr. Rawlinson has served as successful trial counsel in more than half a dozen matters, defeating billions of dollars in asserted claims. He has tried cases in federal and state court in California, in Delaware, and before arbitrators throughout the country. Mr. Rawlinson is one of a handful of attorneys in the country who have tried federal securities claims to a successful jury verdict. His victories include the 2014 Top Defense Verdict defending against 10(b)(5) claims brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as the 2010 Top Defense Verdict in a high-profile trade secret jury trial.
He has represented clients in the biotech, semiconductor, software, and medical device industries, among others.
Mr. Rawlinson joined Latham in 1997 after completing a judicial clerkship for Judge James B. Loken, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
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