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Latham & Watkins LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-1560
United States

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Laurence Seymour is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins, where he commenced practice in January 2005, after relocating from New York. He is a member of the firm's Tax Department, focusing on executive compensation and employee benefits matters.


Tax Partner


Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Latham & Watkins LLP counts public and private companies, financial institutions and private equity firms among its key list of clients. The bicoastal team has demonstrable capability in handling the employee benefits and executive compensations aspects of high-profile M&A, as well as IPOs. In the firm’s New York office, Bradd Williamson leads the team and frequently advises on equity and incentive compensation plans, while Los Angeles-based Laurence Seymour handles deferred compensation and golden parachute issues. ‘Top-notch executive compensation attorneyJames Metz, who operates from the Silicon Valley office, advised Airbnb in its $3.4bn IPO, and New York-based Austin Ozawa regularly acts for private equity funds, including Odyssey Investment Partners and Leonard Green & Partners. In Los Angeles, Michelle Carpenter advises on executive compensation arrangements and Washington DC-based David Della Rocca is another key member of the team.