Peter Bassine is an associate in the Orange County office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Bassine primarily advises on corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions and capital raisings.

Mr. Bassine has published articles on law and economics and economic policy. His article with Yair Listokin, "Better Rules for Worse Economies: Efficient Legal Rules Over the Business Cycle," is forthcoming in the Harvard Business Law Review. He co-authored "Big Ideas for Small Business: A Five-Step Roadmap for Rebuilding the US Small-Business Sector," a Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies Working Paper, and recently presented a paper analyzing the Federal Reserve’s foreign exchange operations at the 3rd Conference on Law and Macroeconomics.

Mr. Bassine received his JD from Yale Law School. While at Yale, Mr. Bassine focused on economic law, including as a research assistant on topics in central banking and macroeconomics. Prior to law school, Mr. Bassine worked at the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Yale Law School, 2020
  • BA in Philosophy & Political Science, University of Connecticut, 2016
    magna cum laude