Christopher Lueking is in his 36th year of practice with Latham & Watkins. Mr. Lueking advises clients on corporate finance, securities, and public and private company representation, including initial public, secondary, high-yield bond, and private securities offerings. He also counsels public and private companies on securities, finance, and corporate governance matters.

Mr. Lueking’s practice includes representation of issuers and investment banks in public offerings of equity and high-yield debt as well as investors and issuers in venture capital transactions.

Mr. Lueking’s representations of issuers and underwriters in capital markets transactions in recent years include:

  • Viking Holdings
  • Proficient Auto Logistics
  • UL Solutions
  • CNH Industrial Capital
  • Harmony Biosciences, Inc.
  • Sprout Social, Inc.
  • VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Aon Corporation
  • Mayville Engineering Company
  • PetIQ, Inc.
  • Construction Partners Inc.
  • John Bean Technologies Corporation
  • Primo Water
  • OrthoPediatrics
  • Assembly Biosciences
  • NetSmart
  • Duluth Trading
  • Athersys
  • Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals
  • Textura Corporation
  • Orbitz, Inc.
  • Eagle Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • BioDelivery Sciences International
  • Pfenex, Inc.

Mr. Lueking has represented investment banking clients in public offering underwritings and high-yield offerings during the past several years, including:

  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Citigroup
  • Credit Suisse
  • J.P. Morgan
  • Jefferies
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Piper Sandler
  • Robert W. Baird
  • Stifel Nicolaus Weisel
  • William Blair & Company

His ongoing representation of public and private companies in corporate governance and securities matters includes work for:

  • Aon CorporationTritium
  • Harmony Biosciences
  • Shine Technologies
  • UL SolutionsCastle Creek Biosciences
  • VistaGen Therapeutics

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Latham/PwC “Going Public and Being Public – Planning a Successful IPO” seminars — Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, and Salt Lake City
  • Stifel IPO seminar — New York





Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 1987
  • BA, St. Olaf College, 1984