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Shannon Cheng is an associate in the Orange County office of Latham & Watkins.
Ms. Cheng primarily handles corporate representation, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and transactional matters.
Ms. Cheng advises public and private companies and private equity and venture capital firms in the technology, life sciences, healthcare, aerospace, hospitality, and real estate industries.
In addition to her commercial work, Ms. Cheng is a member of Latham’s Recruiting Committee, maintains a pro bono practice representing survivors of domestic violence, and is an active contributor to Latham’s recruiting and diversity programs. Ms. Cheng also serves on the board of directors of the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County.
In 2021, Orange County Coalition for Diversity in the Law recognized Ms. Cheng among the Top Young Diverse Lawyers in Orange County.
Ms. Cheng received her JD from the University of Chicago Law School. While in law school, Ms. Cheng served on the executive boards of the Jessup Moot Court Program and the Domestic Violence Project.
Prior to law school, Ms. Cheng received her BA as a Trustee Scholar from the University of Southern California, where she graduated summa cum laude. Ms. Cheng served as a captain of the USC Trial Advocacy Team.