Mr. Stegemoeller is cited as "one of the deans of the high-yield market."Chambers USA 2013

Mark A. Stegemoeller


Mark Stegemoeller retired from partnership on April 30, 2015. He was partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Corporate Department.

Mr. Stegemoeller practiced corporate law with significant experience in capital markets and securities matters. He handled a wide variety of public and private debt and equity securities offerings for investment banking and corporate clients (including initial public offerings and registered, Rule 144A, Regulation S, Regulation D and high yield debt offerings). He was also experienced in debt tender and exchange offers, consent solicitations and restructuring transactions, and advises corporate clients concerning compliance with registration and reporting provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Mr. Stegemoeller represented Air Lease Corporation, BofA Merrill Lynch, The Carlyle Group, Credit Suisse, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Irving Place Capital, Jefferies & Co., JP Morgan Securities, Knowledge Universe, Leonard Green & Partners, Live Nation Entertainment, RBC Capital Markets and UBS Securities, among others.

Mr. Stegemoeller was recognized as one of the leading capital markets lawyers in California in Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal – US Capital Markets, the International Who’s Who of Capital Markets Lawyers, IFLR1000 - The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, The Best Lawyers in Southern California and The Best Lawyers in America, Experts Guide - The Best of the Best USA and by the American Registry for being one of America's Most Honored Professionals.

  • Education
    • JD, Northwestern University, 1982
      Editorial Board of the Northwestern University Law Review
    • MBA, University of Minnesota, 1976
    • BS, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1975
      cum laude; Benjamin Franklin Scholar
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