Zachary Eddington is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. He focuses on complex commercial litigation and national security reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
In his litigation practice, Mr. Eddington has drafted or contributed to numerous briefs about a range of constitutional, statutory, and administrative law issues. He also has experience with various aspects of discovery.
In his CFIUS practice, Mr. Eddington has represented clients in several filed cases and has frequently advised clients on whether the Committee has jurisdiction to review particular transactions and whether filings are required or advisable. He also has experience assisting clients with the negotiation and implementation of mitigation agreements and responding to inquiries regarding transactions not notified to the Committee.
Before joining Latham, Mr. Eddington served as a law clerk to Judge Jerry Smith of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He received his JD from Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review.