Thomas W. Christopher

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Thomas W. Christopher

Thomas W. Christopher

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Biography

Thomas W. Christopher is Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP. In his past career Mr. Christopher was Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mr. Christopher received a graduate degree from Cornell University and an undergraduate degree from Stanford University.

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Of Counsel at Jones Day

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Partner at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Partner at Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

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Thomas W. Christopher
Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1984

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has three law journals that are student-edited: the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell International Law Journal, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that is published by Cornell Law faculty.

BA with Distinction, Departmental Honors
Class of 1981

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

Stanford Alumni Association is a non-profit organization provides alumni relations program to Stanford alumni and students. It offers social, professional, and intellectual services. The company was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Stanford, CA.

Note Editor
Prior

Founded in 1915, the Cornell Law Review is a student-run and student-edited journal that strives to publish novel scholarship that will have an immediate and lasting impact on the legal community. The Cornell Law Review publishes six issues annually consisting of articles, essays, book reviews, and student notes.

Career History
Partner
2015 - ?

Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

Partner
2003 - 2015

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Clerk
1984 - 1985

United States District Court, Central District of California

Boards & Committees
Member, Dean's Special Leadership Council
Prior

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has three law journals that are student-edited: the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell International Law Journal, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that is published by Cornell Law faculty.

Member, Board of Directors of the Warren Christopher Scholarship Fund
Tenure Unconfirmed

The California Community Foundation provides financial support to charitable causes. It specializes in competitive grant making in arts, education, health care, transition-aged youth and housing and economic development in Los Angeles County; donor advised funds; scholarship funds; field of interest funds and endowment funds. The company was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Tenure Unconfirmed
Political Donations
$1,000
2010

Senator from New York

$1,000
2009

Senator from New York

$2,300
2007

Former Senator from New York

Transactions
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NRG Energy, Inc. purchases Direct Energy LP from Centrica Plc

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Black Knight, Inc. purchases Optimal Blue LLC from GTCR LLC

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Ocwen Financial Corporation purchases PHH Corp.

Awards & Honors
2012
The Legal 500 United States, Mergers & Acquisitions
2010
BTI Consulting Group - Client Service All-Stars
2010
The Legal 500 United States, Mergers & Acquisitions
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