Robyn Gurman is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Gurman advises on government and internal investigations, white collar criminal defense, and complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Gurman has conducted domestic and international internal investigations involving alleged violations of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), and money laundering, securities fraud, and antitrust laws. She has experience preparing responses to government subpoenas and written submissions to government agencies, including the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Ms. Gurman has also represented corporate clients and individuals in lawsuits brought in state and federal court, including a federal jury trial involving securities fraud claims. In addition to her practice in the Litigation & Trial Department, Ms. Gurman has experience conducting due diligence in connection with complex corporate transactions.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Gurman worked at The White House in the National Security Council’s East Asian Affairs Office and in the Presidential Personnel Office on the vetting team. She also worked at the US Department of Homeland Security in the Office of the Principal Legal Advisor for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. While in law school, Ms. Gurman was a legal intern in the Office of the White House Counsel and in the Office of the Governor of Arizona.

Ms. Gurman maintains an active pro bono practice, including representing tenants in a trial against a landlord for substantial housing code violations.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • District of Columbia


  • JD, University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, 2010
    summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BS, University of Arizona, 2006
    summa cum laude