PARTNER, LATHAM & WATKINS
WHY: Advises on mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and general corporate and securities matters. Serves as primary outside counsel to a number of public and privately held companies, regularly represents boards of directors and special committees in complex strategic corporate governance matters.
IN THE NEWS: Among execs that lead Irvine nonprofit Stars & Stripes Foundation, which uses annual event in Cabo San Lucas to serve a variety of youth-oriented philanthropic groups in Southern California and Mexico.
NOTABLE: 25th anniversary for Stars & Stripes this year was its most successful event to date, raising over $5M.