Nathan Whitaker is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Whitaker represents private equity sponsors, public and private companies, and debt providers on domestic and cross-border leveraged financings, asset-based financings, senior secured lending, unsecured investment-grade debt, and complex restructurings.

He advises clients at all stages growth on a variety of transactions across multiple industries, including fashion and consumer products, entertainment, technology, and manufacturing.

Mr. Whitaker’s recent experience includes advising:

  • Genstar Capital Partners in connection with financing the acquisition of BBB Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts to the vehicle aftermarket, by way of term loans and an asset-based revolving credit facility
  • A privately-held growth company in the fashion retail sector in multiple cross-border debt refinancing and corporate restructuring transactions
  • Savers, an operator of a for profit thrift-store chain featuring gently used clothing, accessories, and household goods, on a cross-border debt and equity restructuring transaction involving term loan, revolving loan and letter of credit facilities in excess of US$650 million
  • Amgen, a global biotechnology company, in refinancing its US$2.5 billion unsecured revolving credit facility
  • A private equity sponsor in connection with financing the acquisition of a portfolio company in the manufacturing and consumer products sector
  • A privately-held manufacturer in the consumer products sector in forbearance arrangements with its creditors in connection with its term loan and revolving credit facilities
  • Various private debt funds in direct term loan financing facilities for borrowers in the technology and energy sectors

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • New York


  • JD, Columbia University School of Law, 2006
  • BA in Political Economy, Michigan State University, 2000