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Latham & Watkins LLP

Bradley C. Faris

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Bradley Faris is global Co-chair of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Faris has a broad mergers and acquisitions practice, including:

  • Public and private mergers and acquisitions
  • Friendly and unsolicited tender offers
  • Cross-border transactions and divisional carve-outs
  • Going-private transactions
  • Shareholder activism and takeover defense counseling
  • Advising independent directors in conflict of interest transactions

Position

Partner

Career

https://www.lw.com/people/bradley-faris


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Within: M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

Latham & Watkins LLP has an outstanding national and international presence, enabling it to develop tight connections to corporates and be in the frame for one-off bet-the-company M&A engagements. Ranging from high-value to middle market deals, the firm has a substantial pipeline of deals, which feeds a sizeble team. Clients include T-Mobile USA, Dell Technologies, DXC Technology Company, Novelis and Phillips 66 Partners. In the large-cap space, the firm has impressed in a number of transactions, including advising the committee of independent directors of T-Mobile on the company's proposed $146bn combination with Sprint. In another headline deal, the firm advised the special committee formed by the board of directors of Tesla on evaluating its $71.6bn going-private transaction. Charles Ruck has built an enviable record in large-cap deals, especially in the life sciences and telecoms sectors, and now splits his time between Orange County and New York. Luke Bergstrom is a big name in Silicon Valley, particularly in technology and life sciences deals, while Mark Gerstein and Bradley Faris are the senior figures in Chicago. Having joined the firm in 2017 to bolster the New York office Peter Harwich has advised on a series of headline deals DXC Technology Group, including its $6.5bn reverse Morris trust transaction involving the tax-free spin-off of its US public sector business and three-way merger with Vencore and KeyPoint Government Solutions to form Perspecta.

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