Raul Gonzalez is a corporate associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Gonzalez advises public and private companies on various corporate transactions. His experience includes:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Strategic corporate transactions
  • Public and private financing transactions
  • General corporate representation

As part of his pro bono practice, Mr. Gonzalez works with Immigration Institute of the Bay Area advising on naturalization issues, and advises individuals seeking asylum and permanent residency in the United States. Mr. Gonzalez is the local office leader of Latham's LGBTQ Lawyers Group.

While in law school, Mr. Gonzalez served as a staff editor and the senior technology editor for the Hastings Law Journal and served on the Executive Board of the La Raza Law Students Association.

He previously served as a talent management coordinator at a national law firm.

Mr. Gonzalez's experience includes advising:

  • Eleusis in its US$446 million business combination with Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. II
  • The underwriters in Vaxcyte’s US$100 million public offering
  • Airtable in its US$735 million Series F financing
  • The underwriters in HashiCorp’s US$1.2 billion initial public offering
  • The underwriters in GlobalFoundries’ US$2.6 billion initial public offering
  • Planet Labs in its US$2.8 billion business combination with dMY Technology Group IV
  • Intuit in its US$7.1 billion acquisition of Credit Karma
  • Airbnb in its US$3.8 billion initial public offering
  • Vaxcyte, Inc. in its US$287 million initial public offering
  • Silverback Therapeutics, Inc. in its US$241 million initial public offering
  • Berkeley Lights, Inc. in its US$205 million initial public offering
  • Restoration Robotics, Inc. in its US$27 million initial public offering

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
    cum laude
  • BA in English & Sociology, Columbia University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish