Christopher D. Lueking

  • 330 North Wabash Avenue, Suite 2800
  • Chicago, IL 60611
  • USA

Christopher Lueking is in his thirtieth year of practice with Latham & Watkins. Mr. Lueking’s practice focuses on corporate finance, securities, and public and private company representation, including initial public, secondary, high yield bond, and private securities offerings, and counseling companies on securities and corporate governance matters. He is Chair of the Industrials & Manufacturing Industry Group.

Mr. Lueking's practice includes representation of issuers and investment banks in public offerings of equity and high yield debt as well as investors and issuers in venture capital transactions.

Mr. Lueking's representations in initial public offerings and other financing transactions in recent years include:

  • PetIQ, Inc. 
  • John Bean Technologies Corporation 
  • OrthoPediatrics Corp
  • NetSmart, Inc.
  • Duluth Holdings, Inc. 
  • Molex Electronic Technologies 
  • CNH Industrial Capital
  • Textura Corporation
  • Orbitz, Inc.
  • Universal Truckload Services, Inc.
  • Accuride Corporation
  • Libbey Inc.
  • Standard Parking Corporation
  • Viasystems Group, Inc.
  • Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc.
  • Meru Networks, Inc.
  • Pfenex, Inc.
  • Inventure Foods, Inc.

His ongoing representation of public and private companies in corporate governance and securities matters includes work for:

  • Aon plc 
  • Libbey, Inc.
  • Accuride Corporation
  • RLI Corp.
  • Guaranteed Rate, Inc.
  • Convene

Mr. Lueking has represented a number of investment banking clients in a variety of public offering underwritings and high yield offerings during the past several years, including:

  • J.P. Morgan
  • Barclays
  • Citigroup
  • Morgan Stanley    
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Credit Suisse
  • William Blair & Company
  • Stifel Nicolaus Weisel
  • Robert W. Baird
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co.
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