Mark Morris is counsel in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins. He is a member of the firm’s Finance Department.
Mr. Morris represents private equity sponsors, public companies and alternative debt providers on cross-border and domestic leveraged financings, asset-based financings, senior secured lending and complex restructurings.
Mr. Morris previously practiced in the firm’s Dubai office, as well as at an international magic circle firm in Paris and London.
The Islamic Finance Law Practice:
Latham’s global Islamic finance lawyers have extensive Islamic finance experience across the core practice areas of banking, project finance, capital markets, restructuring, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), investment funds and dispute resolution. The firm’s lawyers advise corporations, governments, banks, sponsors, export credit agencies, investment funds and other investors on Shari’ah-compliant transactions in the Middle East, Europe, United States and Asia.
Latham lawyers have a reputation for innovation and have been involved in the development of ground-breaking Islamic finance transactions globally. Recognized in the leading directories as world-class practitioners in the Islamic finance field, the firm’s lawyers regularly participate and host Islamic finance workshops and conferences and have authored articles and books on topical issues in Islamic finance. Most recently, Latham lawyers published The Sukuk Handbook: A Guide to Structuring Sukuk, and Latham’s Dubai and London-based partner, Craig Nethercott, co-edited and contributed to Islamic Finance Law and Practice, a practical and commercial guide to the fundamental principles of Islamic finance and their application to Islamic finance transactions, published by the Oxford University Press.
The practice has a broad geographic reach with experienced Islamic finance lawyers located in the Middle East and other offices, including London, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Singapore.
Latham & Watkins:
Latham & Watkins is a global law firm with more than 2,200 lawyers in its offices located in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States. The firm has internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate and regulatory areas. Our success is grounded in our devotion to the collaborative process, which reaches across global offices and practices and draws upon our deep subject matter expertise, an abiding commitment to teamwork and a powerful tradition of creative lawyering.