Luke Bergstrom > Latham & Watkins LLP > San Francisco, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
SUITE 2000
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94111-6538
United States
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Luke Bergstrom is global Co-chair of Latham’s Mergers & Acquisitions Practice and a partner in the Corporate Department of the firm’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. Mr. Bergstrom practices primarily in the mergers and acquisitions area, where he regularly advises both private equity and corporate clients.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > M&A/corporate and commercial > M&A: large deals ($1bn+)

One of the largest practices in the multi-billion transaction market’, Latham & Watkins LLP is a go-to for deals of international significance. Key distinguishers for the practice include its fortitude for SPAC and de-SPAC transactions, as well as its ability to call upon the firm’s reputed antitrust and capital markets departments when required. San Francisco-based Luke Bergstrom fronts the practice which has noted a considerable uptick in its activity in the technology, healthcare and life sciences sectors throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and is likewise active in the media and entertainment, hospitality and real estate sectors, among others. In New York, Charles Ruck is a star name for public company mergers, tender offers, divestitures and strategic acquisitions, while in Silicon Valley, Tad Freese caters to numerous technology players on M&A, IPO, corporate governance and public company disclosure affairs. The team was strengthened in early 2022 with the hire of Teri O’Brien from Paul Hastings LLP, where she was co-chair of the securities and capital markets practice group.