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Joel H. Trotter

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Joel H. Trotter is the global Co-chair of the Public Company Representation Practice and the Co-chair of the firm's national office, a central resource for clients and Latham attorneys facing complex issues arising under the US securities laws. From 2008 to 2017, he served as Co-chair of the Corporate Department in the Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Trotter's practice focuses on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and general corporate matters. Mr. Trotter represents major NYSE and Nasdaq companies and counsels issuers and underwriters in the public offering process and in other SEC-related matters. He serves as special counsel for boards of directors, audit committees and special committees on governance issues, corporate crises and business combination proposals.

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Partner

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https://www.lw.com/people/joel-trotter


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Corporate governance

Within: Corporate governance

Latham & Watkins LLP acts for Actavis, Allergan, American Airlines, T-Mobile, Live Nation Entertainment and others in relation to securities law and other corporate governance matters. The firm recently assisted Advanced Micro Devices, Digital Realty Trust and Xenia Hotels & Resorts with CEO transitions. For clients such as Amphenol Group and Omnicom Group, it provided advice on shareholder engagement, obtaining SEC no-action relief to exclude activist shareholder proposals. Chicago-based Bradley Faris and Washington DC-based Rachel Sheridan successfully defended Allison Transmission Holdings against campaigns by shareholder activists seeking seats on the client’s board. Charles Ruck in Orange County and Washington DC-based Joel Trotter successfully acted for Checkpoint Systems when a shareholder sought board representation and to prevent the sale of the company. Trotter and the Los Angeles-based Steven Stokdyk chair the global public company representation practice and Faris chairs the global M&A practice together with fellow Chicago lawyer Mark Gerstein.

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