Chambers USA recognized the firm as a “powerhouse in the capital markets space.”
Widely recognized as among the most prominent capital markets lawyers in the United States, Greg Rodgers represents clients in connection with a range of complex equity, equity-linked, debt, and hybrid securities offerings, as well as general corporate matters. He also serves as Global Vice Chair of the firm's Corporate Department.
Drawing on two decades of varied capital markets experience, Mr. Rodgers helps companies, investors, and investment banks navigate their most complicated capital markets matters. He brings particular experience in structuring complex and innovative transactions. Notably, Mr. Rodgers pioneered the direct listing approach to becoming a public company on behalf of Spotify.
Leveraging his sophisticated product knowledge, Mr. Rodgers advises on nearly every type of capital market transaction, including direct listings, initial public offerings, convertible notes and equity-linked offerings, private placements, debt offerings, and liability management transactions. He regularly advises on a variety of significant domestic and cross-border deals across all major industries, from technology and consumer retail to the airline and life sciences sectors.
Representative clients include:
- American Airlines
- Bank of America
- Goldman Sachs
- J.P. Morgan
- Leonard Green & Partners
- Morgan Stanley
Mr. Rodgers also advises clients on a pro bono basis, including by leading Latham & Watkins’ relationship with the City Bar Justice Center’s Neighborhood Entrepreneurial Law Project. He also serves as the firm’s liaison to the United Way of New York City.
- Ranked – Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Chambers Global and Chambers USA 2008-2022
- Ranked – Convertible Debt
Chambers USA 2021-2022
- Leading Lawyer – Capital Markets: Equity
The Legal 500 US 2020-2022
- Dealmaker of the Year
The American Lawyer 2019
- Trailblazer for Finance, Banking & Capital Markets
The National Law Journal 2019