May 26, 2021
Latham & Watkins represented the financial advisers to ZipRecruiter in the online employment marketplace’s direct listing on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “ZIP” on May 26, 2021. Latham previously represented Spotify in its groundbreaking direct listing in 2018 and the financial advisers in the direct listings of Slack, Asana, Coinbase, and Squarespace.
New York capital markets partners Marc Jaffe and Ian Schuman and Bay Area partner Sarah Axtell led the Latham team, with Bay Area associates Alexander White and Natalie Robertson. Advice was provided on tax matters by Bay Area partner Grace Lee, with Bay Area associate Derek Berry; on benefits and compensation matters by Bay Area partner Ashley Wagner; on data privacy and security matters by Bay Area counsel Robert Blamires, with Bay Area associate Sam Maerz-Boening; on export controls and sanctions matters by Washington, D.C. partners Les Carnegie and Daniel Dominguez, with Washington, D.C. associate Ehson Kashfipour; and on technology transactions matters by Bay Area partner JD Marple, with Bay Area associate Caroline Omotayo.