Partner, Latham & Watkins
WHY: Go-to legal counsel for a number of public and private companies in the healthcare, tech and real estate sectors. Chair of the corporate department for OC and global co-chair of the firm’s healthcare and life sciences practice.
RECENT: Received nod Recommended Lawyer by the Legal 500 U.S.’s healthcare-life sciences category for 2017- 2018.
NOTABLE: Previously served as managing partner of Costa Mesa office of L&W, OC’s No. 5 law firm by attorney count, ending seven-year run in 2014.
FUN FACTS: Varsity baseball and football in high school, played both for four years in college; alma mater, Williams College.