Paris lawyers who are alumni discuss advising major players in the global economy and why Latham often recruits students with both legal and business qualifications in Magazine Reflet ESSEC n° 123, February-March 2018 (in French).
Olivier du Mottay is a corporate partner in Latham & Watkins' Paris office and the former Global Vice Chair of the Corporate Department.
Mr. du Mottay represents investors and companies at critical stages of their development, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances, and capital markets. He has extensive experience representing bidders, targeted companies, and managers in all types of corporate finance transactions.
He is involved in the negotiation and the implementation of strategic alliances and joint ventures, as well as recapitalizations and restructurings.
Mr. du Mottay regularly advises companies in a variety of general corporate matters, including corporate governance, executive compensation, shareholders' disputes, and white collar matters.
Before joining the firm, he was an associate at a leading French law firm where he was involved in corporate law issues, restructuring, and legal advice on directors' and officers' duties.
Named to the Hall of Fame in The Legal 500 EMEA 2022
Clients note Mr. du Mottay's "intelligence, understanding of the deals and deal maker quality." Chambers Europe 2022
Mr. du Mottay is recognized in Chambers Europe 2020 rankings.
The "impressive" Olivier du Mottay enters the rankings this year on the back of strong market endorsement, with clients reporting that he is "incredibly into the details." He tackles a number of complex and high-value LBO transactions within the life sciences and consumer goods sectors.
Chambers Europe 2019