Laurence Seymour, Esq.
Latham & Watkins LLP
Los Angeles, CA
Larry 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, with a practice focused on executive compensation and employee benefits matters. Mr. Seymour counsels companies and funds across a wide array of industries on all compensation and benefit aspects of mergers and acquisitions, financings, IPOs and other corporate transactions, as well as with regard to non-transactional executive compensation matters. Mr. Seymour also represents senior executives and management teams in negotiating employment, severance, equity, golden parachute and similar arrangements.
Serving as the Chair of the firm’s Global Recruiting Committee, Mr. Seymour is involved in a broad range of attorney recruiting, development and diversity initiatives. He has been a speaker at the Black Lawyers Group Retreat, Diversity Leadership Academy and Summer Academy as well as a frequent presenter at firm-wide training and mentoring events. Mr. Seymour is also a member of the Contextual Recruitment Working Group for Rare Recruitment, a UK-based diversity pipeline development organization.
Mr. Seymour is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania Law School and Binghamton University and is admitted to the State Bars of California and New York. He is married to Nicole Seymour and they have one child, Sophia Brooklyn Seymour.