Megan Staub is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Staub advises private equity firms and public companies on:

  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions
  • Public company representation
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Complex carve-outs and divestitures
  • Special committees in conflict of interest transactions

Ms. Staub is active in the firm’s pro bono program as guardian ad litem in family matter cases. She is also a member of Latham’s Associates Committee and Women Lawyers Group.

While at law school, Ms. Staub served as the executive notes editor for the Michigan Business & Entrepreneurial Law Review

Ms. Staub’s experience includes representing:

  • Athene in its all-stock merger with Apollo Global Management at a value of US$11 billion
  • Entercom Communications in its US$3 billion merger with CBS Radio, to create a nationwide preeminent radio platform
  • GTCR in its acquisition of:
    • AssuredPartners, an insurance brokerage firm
    • Cisive, a provider of background screening and industry-specific data services
    • Global Claims Services, an insurance service company providing claims, settlements and other related services
  • GTCR in its US$1.65 billion strategic investment in Vivid Seats, an independent marketplace for tickets to live sports, concert, and theater events
  • GTCR in its strategic combination of Ultimus Fund Solutions and Gemini, two leading independent fund administrators
  • Highgate Capital Investments and Aurora Health Network in its US$3.2 billion acquisition of the Wellness Infrastructure business of DigitalBridge Group, a digital infrastructure REIT
  • Highgate Capital Investments and Cerberus Capital Management in its US$1.5 billion acquisition of CorePoint Lodging, a pure play select-service midscale and upper-midscale hotel owner
  • Highgate Hospitality in its US$2.8 billion acquisition of Colony Capital’s 197 hotel investment platform
  • Integra LifeSciences Holdings in its acquisition of Derma Sciences, a tissue regeneration company focused on wound management and specialty securement devices
  • MModal, a provider of clinical documentation and transcription solutions, in the US$1 billion sale of its technology business to 3M
  • Nouryon, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals company, in its sale of its Elotex business to Celanese
  • Onex Corporation in its US$1.37 billion acquisition of the Save-A-Lot business of SUPERVALU, a hard-discount grocery retailers
  • Proterra, a designer and manufacturer of zero-emission electric transit vehicles and technology solutions, in its US$1.6 billion business combination with ArcLight Clean Transition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company
  • The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Dell Technologies in the US$21 billion exchange by Dell Technologies of Class V Common Stock into Class C Common Stock with a cash election option
  • Stericycle in its US$462.5 million sale of its domestic Environmental Solutions Business, a hazardous waste transportation provider, to Harsco
  • Stericycle in its sale of certain of its Latin American operations to the Mauro’s
  • Thomson Reuters in its acquisition of ThoughtTrace, a business providing a document understanding and contract analysis platform
  • Thomson Reuters in its sale of its Manatron government software business to Harris Computer Systems
  • Thomson Reuters in its sale of its Pangea3 business, a provider of legal process outsourcing services, to Ernst & Young
  • Vivid Seats in its US$1.95 billion business combination with Horizon Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company
  • ZF Friedrichshafen in its US$7 billion acquisition of WABCO, a supplier of braking control systems

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2016
  • BA in Political Science, Purdue University, 2013