Latham teams recognized for litigation wins, including a rare “entire defense” victory on behalf of client Cantor Fitzgerald and the dismissal of almost all claims in a securities class action against Virgin Galactic.
Ryan Walsh is an associate in the Orange County office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Walsh advises clients on complex corporate litigation, with an emphasis on securities litigation.
Mr. Walsh represents both public and private companies and their officers, directors, and special committees in connection with a variety of litigation, white collar, and enforcement matters, including:
- General commercial litigation
- Securities class actions
- Shareholder derivative litigation
- Mergers and acquisitions litigation
- Proxy contests
- SEC enforcement actions and FINRA investigations
- High-exposure and high-profile litigation
Mr. Walsh has been recognized as a Rising Star in Securities Litigation by Super Lawyers in 2020-2023. He was named among the Ones to Watch – Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers in America 2021, and named among the Ones to Watch – Commercial Litigation and Mergers and Acquisitions Law by Best Lawyers in America 2023.
While at USC Law School, Mr. Walsh was senior submissions editor of Southern California Law Review. He graduated Order of the Coif. Mr. Walsh also received the James G. Holbrook Award and the American Board of Trial Advocates Excellence in Preparation for Trial Practice Certificate.
Mr. Walsh graduated cum laude and with High Honors from Harvard University with an AB in Economics. His thesis in Economics was selected for archival in the Harvard libraries. Mr. Walsh was also a competitive soccer player for the Crimson.