Michael Magstadt is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Mr. Magstadt was a summer associate in the firm’s Chicago office.

While attending the University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Magstadt was an online articles editor for the Michigan Journal Of International Law, served as president of the Michigan Law Veterans Society, and spent a semester working with the Michigan Law Veterans Legal Clinic. 

Before attending law school, Mr. Magstadt served in the US Coast Guard as an operations specialist. 

Mr. Magstadt's experience includes advising:

Activism Defense

  • Kohl’s Corporation in its settlement agreement with Macellum Advisors GP, LLC, Ancora Holdings, Inc., Legion Partners Asset Management, LLC, and 4010 Capital, LLC

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2020
    cum laude
  • BS in Political Science, Oregon State University, 2016
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Czech