Brian Baloun is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Baloun advises public and private companies, private equity sponsors, and portfolio companies in a broad range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions for financial and strategic clients as well as general corporate matters.

Mr. Baloun’s representative experience includes advising:

  • ironSource Ltd., a leading business platform that empowers mobile content creators to turn their apps into scalable businesses, in its pending US$4.4 billion merger with Unity Software, Inc.
  • Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a global leader in designing and marketing NAND flash controllers for solid state storage devices, in its pending US$3.8 billion take-private sale to MaxLinear, Inc.
  • Cerner Corporation, a leading provider of digital information services used within hospitals and health systems, in its US$28 billion take-private sale to Oracle
  • GTCR in its acquisition of Katena Products, Inc., a medical device company focused on ophthalmic surgery products

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2020
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Iowa, 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English