Ziyad Barghouthy is an associate in the Houston office of Latham & Watkins. Prior to joining Latham full-time, Mr. Barghouthy was a summer associate in the Houston office of Latham and a recipient of Latham’s 2L Diversity Scholarship. 

While attending law school at the University of Florida, Mr. Barghouthy served as an articles editor of the Florida Law ReviewIn the spring of 2019, Mr. Barghouthy was awarded The Florida Law Review’s Frank E. Malony Outstanding Candidate award for his dedication and contributions to the publication.

Mr. Barghouthy represents clients on strategic transactions in the energy industry, including public and private merger and acquisition matters, as well as equity and debt capital markets offerings. He also counsels publicly listed companies in matters regarding SEC reporting obligations, corporate governance matters, and other issues related to public company status.

Mr. Barghouthy maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals seeking asylum, individuals seeking to seal their juvenile criminal records and research-related matters pertaining to the work of Texas Appleseed.



Bar Qualification

  • Texas


  • JD, University of Florida, Fredric G. Levin College of Law, 2020
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif.
  • BS in Applied Physiology & Kinesiology, University of Florida, 2017
    cum laude
  • BS in Nutritional Sciences, University of Florida, 2017
    cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic