From startups to sponsors to large public companies, our team draws on decades of local experience and Latham’s vast global platform to support the growth and success of clients in this dynamic market.

We advise the high-growth private companies, investors, and multinationals that are driving Austin’s continued ascent as a global innovation and commercial hub. Our Austin-based team draws on Latham’s vast global platform to support the growth and success of clients in the market’s vibrant tech, life sciences, energy, infrastructure, and private equity sectors, and beyond — from startups to sponsors to large public companies. The firm is uniquely positioned to partner with the Austin business community in connection with its most complex legal needs. We leverage our preeminent Emerging Companies, Private Equity, and Capital Markets practices, along with all the litigation, transactional, and regulatory prowess of our global platform, to serve the companies and investors driving Austin’s strong growth.

Our Austin team advises a broad array of clients in high-growth industries on a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and other securities offerings, growth equity and debt transactions, and leveraged buyouts. We combine deep local ties with a proven track record advising founders, venture capital firms, private equity sponsors, and companies at every stage of growth and development, from the garage to the boardroom.

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