“Has a terrific practice on both the debt and equity sides”
“Stands out for his talent at handling leveraged finance transactions and is particularly adept at representing global clients in major IPOs”Chambers USA 2020

Marc D. Jaffe

New York
  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas
  • New York, NY 10020
  • USA
 
 

Marc Jaffe, Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins’ New York office, represents leading companies, investment banking firms, and investors in both public and private equity and debt offerings and corporate matters.

Mr. Jaffe regularly handles high-profile and precedent-setting corporate matters on behalf of prominent US and foreign companies, investment banks, private equity and venture capital funds, and other investors. His broad industry experience includes the technology, entertainment, retail and consumer, financial services, gaming, hospitality, manufacturing, energy, and media and telecommunications sectors.

Mr. Jaffe guides clients on diverse types of capital markets and financing transactions, including:

  • Initial public offerings
  • Secondary and follow-on offerings
  • Private Placements
  • Debt offerings
  • Restructurings
Accolades

Mr. Jaffe has earned widespread recognition for his trailblazing practice and leadership. He has been named a Distinguished Leader by the New York Law Journal and Dealmaker of the Year by The American Lawyer for representing Manchester United in its landmark IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. The Legal 500 US named Mr. Jaffe to its Hall of Fame, describing him as “pre-eminent in the capital markets space,” “head and shoulders above the rest,” and “a leading light.” He has also been ranked as one of the leading capital markets lawyers by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, IFLR1000, and The Legal 500, and has been recognized by The Legal 500 Latin America.

Leadership

Mr. Jaffe currently serves as Managing Partner of the firm’s New York office. He previously served as Global Chair of Latham’s Corporate Department and Global Co-Chair of the Capital Markets Practice.

Mr. Jaffe is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker on securities law-related topics.

Since 2011, Mr. Jaffe has represented issuers and underwriters in more than 450 equity and debt offerings, including more than 80 IPOs and more than 115 high yield offerings. Select issuers included:

  • Academy Sports & Outdoors
  • At Home Group
  • Bojangles’
  • Camping World
  • Canada Goose
  • Casper Sleep
  • Ceridian
  • Civitas Solutions
  • Coinbase
  • Criteo
  • Duckhorn
  • East Resources Acquisition Company
  • El Pollo Loco
  • Endeavor
  • EverQuote
  • EVO Payments
  • Farfetch.com
  • Fiverr
  • Floor & Décor Holdings
  • Golden Nugget
  • GoodRx
  • J. Jill
  • La Quinta
  • Lemonade
  • Leslie’s
  • Manchester United
  • National Vision Holdings
  • Nord Anglia Education
  • Oatly
  • Peloton
  • SciPlay
  • SeaWorld Entertainment
  • Shift4
  • SmileDirect
  • Spotify
  • Teladoc
  • trivago
  • Vertex
  • Vroom
  • WCI Communities
  • Zoe’s Kitchen
  • Zoominfo
 
Notice: We appreciate your interest in Latham & Watkins. If your inquiry relates to a legal matter and you are not already a current client of the firm, please do not transmit any confidential information to us. Before taking on a representation, we must determine whether we are in a position to assist you and agree on the terms and conditions of engagement with you. Until we have completed such steps, we will not be deemed to have a lawyer-client relationship with you, and will have no duty to keep confidential the information we receive from you. Thank you for your understanding.