Latham's Washington, D.C. lawyers work seamlessly across practices and offices worldwide to ensure that complex issues and major business decisions are successfully addressed.
The office's 280-plus lawyers have a track record navigating the US government in the courts, Executive Branch departments and agencies, and Congress. Many of its team members have previously served in government positions, and are distinguished by a deep knowledge of the inner workings of government.
Bet-the-Company Litigation Strength
The team handles myriad litigation, including criminal matters and investigations conducted by government agencies and/or Congress, litigation in all US courts and the full range of commercial disputes. In 2014, the National Law Journal awarded Latham’s Washington, D.C. office “Litigation Department of the Year.” Chambers USA 2014 notes that the D.C. Litigation team “has a diversity of strengths and a capacity to look at a contentious issue from all the standpoints necessary for outstanding representation.”
Corporate Power House – Wall Street in Washington
Unique among Washington law firms is Latham's “Wall Street in Washington” group, a premier corporate/M&A and capital markets practice that handles large transactions. Chambers USA 2015 notes that Latham’s D.C. corporate and private equity finance lawyers are “a superb team of attorneys.” According to clients, Latham’s lawyers “understand complex transactions,” “are very fast learners” and include “great subject matter experts.”
Industry Know-How and Full-Service Capabilities
Lawyers in Latham’s Washington, D.C. office have extensive experience advising local, small and mid-sized companies, as well as multi-national corporate clients across multiple industries and legal disciplines.
Awards & Rankings
In 2014, Chambers USA recognized many of the firm’s D.C. practices, including Antitrust, Corporate, M&A and Private Equity, Environment, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Tax, Technology & Outsourcing, Media & Entertainment and Telecom, Broadcast and Satellite.