Latham & Watkins office in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley

140 Scott Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
United States
+1.650.328.4600

Over more than a quarter century, Latham’s San Francisco Bay Area offices have grown and innovated alongside the global economy’s most dynamic players.

Drawing on the firm’s global reach, we have become one of Silicon Valley’s largest legal advisors, uniquely well-positioned to guide companies through every stage of development, from startup formation to IPO or acquisition and beyond. Our nationally renowned litigators and trial lawyers regularly set precedents affecting entire industries, from high-stakes securities litigation, to cutting-edge technology and data privacy cases, to healthcare, life sciences, and intellectual property matters. Having advised clients through the ups and downs of industry booms and busts we provide sophisticated, experienced counsel to market-leading innovators and investors across industries.

Giving Back

As one of the world’s largest pro bono providers, Latham takes on matters in nearly every area of public interest law. In the Bay Area, some of our key pro bono causes include ending pre-arraignment cash bail, and advocating for poverty relief, tenants’ rights, and children’s rights issues.

Over more than a quarter century, Latham’s San Francisco Bay Area offices have grown and innovated alongside the global economy’s most dynamic players.
Justice
February 16, 2024Recognition

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs — Telefónica and OpenAI

Two Latham teams were recognized for getting a summary judgment win for multinational telecom company Telefónica in a busted deal suit involving the client’s operations in Costa Rica, and for securing an important early win for OpenAI in a proposed copyright class action brought by Sarah Silverman and other authors.

February 2, 2024Recognition

Cybersecurity & Privacy Group of the Year: Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins LLP steered a range of clients through cutting-edge data privacy disputes, including securing the dismissal of claims that Otonomo Inc. surreptitiously tracked drivers' locations and helping Apple Inc. escape a consumer class action over security vulnerabilities in its devices, earning the firm a place among Law360's 2023 Cybersecurity & Privacy Groups of the Year.