Nathan Wages is an associate in the Century City office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department. He advises clients on a full spectrum of corporate matters, with an emphasis on technology transactions, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, general commercial matters, and corporate governance.

Mr. Wages represents both private and public companies in a range of matters, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Commercial contracts and intellectual property licensing agreements
  • Private equity and venture capital transactions
  • Strategic alliances, partnerships, and joint ventures
  • Manufacture, supply, and distribution agreements
  • Customer and end-user arrangements
  • General corporate governance and compliance obligations under federal securities laws

Mr. Wages graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with Honors. Prior to law school, Mr. Wages received his BS in Biology and Biomedical Sciences from the University of Oklahoma and successfully completed two years of medical school at the University of Oklahoma.

Mr. Wages’ experience includes advising:

Mergers & Acquisitions and Capital Markets

  • Aspiration Partners in its US$2.3 billion deSPAC merger with InterPrivate III Financial Partners
  • Momenta Pharmaceuticals in its US$6.5 billion acquisition by Johnson & Johnson
  • CoStar Group in its acquisition of
  • William Lyon Homes in its US$2.4 billion acquisition by Taylor Morrison Home Corporation
  • Guardant Health in its US$1.15 billion convertible notes offering
  • Guardant Health in its US$1.11 billion common stock offering

Intellectual Property Guidance in Corporate Transactions

  • Traeger in its initial public offering
  • Amphenol Corporation in its US$1.7 billion acquisition of MTS Systems
  • Avery Dennison in its US$1.45 billion acquisition of Vestcom
  • CenterPoint Energy in its US$850 million sale of Miller Pipeline and Minnesota Limited
  • Ra Pharmaceuticals in its US$2.1 billion acquisition by UCB

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of Chicago Law School, 2018
    with Honors
  • BS in Biology & Biomedical Sciences, University of Oklahoma, 2008

Languages Spoken

  • English