Spencer Chatellier is an associate in the Orange County office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department. Mr. Chatellier advises clients on complex corporate litigation, with a focus on securities litigation.

Mr. Chatellier represents both public and private companies and their officers, directors, and special committees in connection with a variety of litigation and white collar matters, including:

  • General commercial litigation
  • Securities class actions
  • Shareholder derivative litigation
  • Mergers and acquisitions litigation
  • Other complex, high-exposure litigation

Mr. Chatellier serves on the firm’s Training & Career Enhancement (TACE) Committee and as a liaison to the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP).

While attending law school at the University of California, Los Angeles, Mr. Chatellier clerked for the Inner City Law Center’s Homeless Veterans Project in Los Angeles.

Mr. Chatellier's experience includes advising:

  • The directors of a public company in Delaware state court litigation involving claims for breach of fiduciary duties
  • A leading financial services provider in connection with investigations by multiple US regulatory bodies regarding the company’s compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and other relevant laws
  • A natural resources company and its directors and officers in connection with alleged violations of Sections 11 and 15 of the Securities Act
  • A biopharmaceutical company in multiple state and federal jurisdictions in connection with alleged violations of Section 14 of the Securities Act

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2018
  • BA in Business Economics, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English