Latham & Watkins office in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley

140 Scott Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States
+1.650.328.4600

Over more than a quarter century, Latham’s San Francisco Bay Area offices have grown and innovated alongside the global economy’s most dynamic players.

Drawing on the firm’s global reach, we have become one of Silicon Valley’s largest legal advisors, uniquely well-positioned to guide companies through every stage of development, from startup formation to IPO or acquisition and beyond. Our nationally renowned litigators and trial lawyers regularly set precedents affecting entire industries, from high-stakes securities litigation, to cutting-edge technology and data privacy cases, to healthcare, life sciences, and intellectual property matters. Having advised clients through the ups and downs of industry booms and busts we provide sophisticated, experienced counsel to market-leading innovators and investors across industries.

Giving Back

As one of the world’s largest pro bono providers, Latham takes on matters in nearly every area of public interest law. In the Bay Area, some of our key pro bono causes include ending pre-arraignment cash bail, and advocating for poverty relief, tenants’ rights, and children’s rights issues.

Over more than a quarter century, Latham’s San Francisco Bay Area offices have grown and innovated alongside the global economy’s most dynamic players.
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January 23, 2023Recognition

Litigators of the Week: Chris Yates and Aaron Chiu

Partners Chris Yates and Aaron Chiu convinced US District Judge to side with The Fédération Internationale de Natation in claims that it did not leverage its position to prevent an upstart professional swim league.

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January 10, 2023Recognition

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Latham recognized for representing a defendant in an alleged Medicare-related kickback scheme involving a clinical research program testing for opioid addiction risk which concluded with prosecution dropping all charges.