“He has so much transaction-related experience that he can walk us through how a deal negotiation will unfold before the negotiation even starts. He knows where we want to land and he can get us there very efficiently.”

Chambers USA 2020

Johan (Hans) V. Brigham

  • 200 Clarendon Street
  • Boston, MA 02116
  • USA

Hans Brigham is the Managing Partner of the Boston office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm’s Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions Practices. Mr. Brigham provides a broad range of transaction-based services for private equity, growth equity, and venture firms, as well as strategic acquirers and sellers.

Mr Brigham's experience includes:

  • Leveraged buy-outs
  • Management-led buy-outs
  • “Take private” transactions
  • Public company and public/private mergers
  • Equity/debt recapitalizations
  • Growth equity and venture capital investing

Mr. Brigham has been named as:

  • A leading lawyer for Corporate/M&A (2012-2020), Private Equity: Buyouts (2019-2020), and Private Equity: Venture Capital (2017-2019) by Chambers USA  
  • A leading lawyer for corporate law and mergers and acquisitions by The Best Lawyers in America 2006-2020
  • A BTI Client Service All-Star in 2017
  • One of the 2006 Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America
  • The Boston Globe’s mergers and acquisitions recipient of the 2008 and 2009 Best Lawyers in Boston
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