Lucy Chauvin is a corporate associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Chauvin advises public and private companies and private equity sponsors on:

  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures and minority investments
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructurings
  • Shareholder activism and takeover defense counseling
  • Corporate governance
  • Public company representation

Before joining Latham full-time, Ms. Chauvin was a summer associate in the firm’s Chicago office. While in law school, she served as a notes and comments editor for the Indiana Law Journal and was a member of the Nonprofit Legal Clinic.

Ms. Chauvin's experience includes: 

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Hersha Hospitality Trust, an owner of luxury and lifestyle hotels in coastal gateway and resort markets, in its pending US$1.4billion take-private sale to KSL Capital Partners, LLC
  • Imago BioSciences, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing new medicines for the treatment of bone marrow diseases, in its US$1.35billion take-private sale to Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Aon plc, a global professional services firm providing risk, retirement, and health solutions, in the sale of its Aon Retiree Health Exchange™ business to Alight
  • Beacon Street Group, LLC, a multi-brand digital subscription services platform providing financial research, software, education, and investment tools, in its US$3billion de-SPAC combination with Ascendant Digital Acquisition Corp
  • Proterra Inc., an electronic vehicle technology manufacturer, in its US$1.6billion merger with ArcLight Clean Transition Corp

Activism and Takeover Defense

  • IAA, Inc. in shareholder activism defense matters in connection with the company’s $7 billion merger with Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated, including its cooperation agreement with Ancora Advisors and engagement with Discerene Group LP

Joint Ventures and Strategic Investments

  • Ascendant Capital Partners in its strategic investment in DC BLOX, to accelerate deployment of digital infrastructure across the Southeast

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Indiana University School of Law, 2018
    summa cum laude
  • BA in Strategic Communication & Spanish, Butler University, 2015
    cum laude