The National Office of Latham & Watkins is a central resource for clear, pragmatic, and action-oriented US securities law advice. Our mission is to help our clients and our lawyers accomplish their business objectives without undue legal risk.
The National Office team combines market savvy, regulatory expertise, and decades of transactional and SEC experience. Based in Washington, D.C., our National Office team works closely with more than 30 partners in all US securities law disciplines to support our client representation teams across our global platform. Our lawyers have served in leadership positions in the SEC’s Office of the Chairman, Office of the General Counsel, Division of Corporation Finance, Office of Mergers and Acquisitions, Office of International Corporate Finance, Division of Trading and Markets, and Division of Enforcement, and on the IPO Task Force responsible for the IPO reforms in the JOBS Act of 2012.