San Diego

Over more than four decades, Latham’s San Diego office has grown alongside the technology, energy, healthcare, and life sciences industries that fuel the region’s economy.

Combining market and industry-specific experience with best-of-the-best capabilities across practices, we help clients execute complex corporate and IP transactions, navigate California’s exacting environmental regulations, and win precedent-setting litigation victories. Latham’s San Diego team marshals resources from across the firm’s global platform to meet the precise needs and unique ambitions of each client, from local startups and growth companies to multinationals and global investors seeking opportunities in San Diego’s dynamic economy.

Giving Back

Pro bono and community service are fundamental parts of our culture, including in San Diego, where our pro bono causes include working with the National Veterans Legal Services Program’s Lawyers Serving Warriors Program to assist veterans with service-related injuries in pursuing their earned benefits, and advocating for immigrants and asylum seekers.

Community Involvement

Our lawyers are deeply involved in the San Diego business community and actively participate in more than 40 industry, trade and charitable organizations including:

  • American Business Trial Lawyers 
  • American College of Trial Lawyers 
  • American Inns of Court
  • Athena
  • Association of Corporate Counsel 
  • Building Industry Association 
  • Casa Cornelia
  • CleanTECH San Diego
  • Corporate Directors Forum 
  • EvoNexus
  • Immigration Justice Project
  • Lawyers Club
  • Legal Aid Society of San Diego
  • Rady Children's Hospital
  • San Diego Economic Development Corporation 
  • San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association 
  • San Diego Venture Group
  • San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
  • Urban Land Institute 
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