Philip Dear is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Dear is a member of the Corporate Department and his practice focuses on capital markets, securities, and corporate matters.

Mr. Dear represents both financial institutions and issuers in a wide variety of public and private financing transactions, including initial public offerings; follow-on and public equity offerings; investment grade, high-yield, and convertible debt offerings; debt exchange offers; tender offers; and acquisition financing.

Mr. Dear also represents companies with respect to general corporate and securities matters, including corporate governance issues, Exchange Act reporting obligations, and stock exchange rules and requirements.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • New York


  • JD, University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2016
  • BA, Tufts University, 2011
    magna cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English