Seth Gottlieb, Global Vice Chair of the Technology Industry Group, represents private and public companies, entrepreneurs, and venture capital investors in a broad range of corporate transactions.

Mr. Gottlieb counsels high-growth companies throughout their life cycle and guides them from their first financing as a startup through IPO and beyond. He advises clients on corporate governance, financing, securities, and mergers and acquisitions across the technology sector and other high-growth industries, including:

  • Software
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cybersecurity
  • Consumer products
  • Social media
  • Medical device
  • Biotechnology
  • Fintech

A trusted advisor to boards and management teams, he leverages his deep corporate and securities law experience to help companies navigate their most significant business and legal matters. Mr. Gottlieb also advises venture capital and growth-focused private equity firms on their strategic investments, and he works closely with investment banks facilitating their underwriting of public offerings.

Mr. Gottlieb is an adjunct professor of law at Santa Clara University School of Law, where he teaches on venture capital and corporate governance.

Before joining Latham, he was co-chair of the emerging companies and venture capital practice at another global law firm.

Mr. Gottlieb’s experience* includes hundreds of private financings and M&A transactions, as well as public offerings for companies such as: Snap, Snowflake, ServiceNow, Roku, Pure Storage, Fastly, Control4, NeuroPace, Pulmonx, and others.

*Handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Santa Clara University School of Law, 2007
    cum laude
  • BA, George Washington University, 2004