“He is a really bright attorney who sets the standard for the capital markets practice at Latham by being very hands-on and there in the trenches all the time.”Chambers USA 2020

Ian D. Schuman

New York
  • 885 Third Avenue
  • New York, NY 10022-4834
  • USA

Ian Schuman, Global Chair of Latham & Watkins’ Capital Markets Practice, represents issuers and underwriters in complex, high-profile equity and debt offerings, both in the United States and internationally.

Mr. Schuman offers clients unique experience handling prominent capital markets transactions on behalf of globally recognized brands and major investment banks. He has advised on matters involving a range of industries, with a particular focus on the consumer retail, restaurant, and technology sectors. Mr. Schuman also represents companies with respect to general corporate and securities matters.

His transactional work includes advising on:

  • Cross-border transactions
  • Debt exchange offers
  • High-yield debt offerings
  • Initial public offerings
  • Public and private equity offerings
  • Tender offers and consent solicitations

His broader corporate practice includes advising on:

  • Corporate governance issues
  • Periodic and current filings with the Securities Exchange Commission
  • Satisfying requirements set forth by the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq

Mr. Schuman previously served as the firm's New York Deputy Office Managing Partner.

Since 2011, Mr. Schuman has represented underwriters and issuers in more than 240 debt and equity offerings across various industries, including more than 35 IPOs and 65 high yield offerings. Select issuers include:

  • At Home
  • Bojangles'
  • Camping World
  • Canada Goose
  • Casper Sleep
  • Ceridian
  • El Pollo Loco
  • Evoqua Water Technologies
  • EVO Payments
  • Farfetch.com
  • Fiverr
  • Floor & Decor Holdings
  • J. Jill
  • Manchester United
  • National Vision Holdings
  • Osmotica Pharmaceuticals
  • Peloton
  • Presidio
  • Shift4
  • Vroom
  • Wingstop
  • Zoe's Kitchen
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