Courtenay Myers Lima is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Myers Lima is a member of the Capital Markets Practice and Financial Institutions Industry Group. She has broad US and international experience advising financial institutions on public and private capital markets offerings, regulatory matters, financial technology platforms, and corporate governance. She also advises global financial institutions in connection with capital raising activities, including structuring and execution of innovative financial instruments.

Ms. Myers Lima also has experience in initial public offerings, bank note issuance programs, commercial paper, and collateralized fund obligations.

Ms. Myers Lima’s recent finance advisory experience include advising:

  • Issuers and underwriters in connection with initial public offerings
  • Special purpose vehicle issuers of collateralized fund obligations and on-balance sheet funding instruments linked to underlying fund assets
  • Fintech companies in connection with regulatory and compliance initiatives and capital raising activities
  • Financial institution clients in connection with access to and use of financial technology infrastructure
  • Administrators and sponsors of global benchmark indices in connection with regulatory and contractual obligations
  • Financial institutions and users in connection with licensing of financial benchmarks and indices
  • Issuers and dealers in connection with Securities and Exchange registered medium-term notes programs
  • Issuers and initial purchasers in connection with offerings of notes exempt from registration under Section 3(a)(2) of the Securities Act and Rule 144A under the Securities Act
  • Structured note offerings and market-linked certificate of deposit offerings
  • General corporate and financial regulatory advice

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Columbia Law School, 1997
    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • BA, Brown University, 1991