Brett Cassidy is a corporate partner in Latham & Watkins’ London office where he has practised law since 2000. Mr. Cassidy was previously in the Los Angeles office and has practised law with the firm since 1998.
He is a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Practice and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Cassidy’s practice focuses on capital market securities matters and leveraged finance, which to date has included a variety of public and private securities offerings (including Rule 144A offerings), leverage and acquisition financing, bridge financing, restructuring and tender offers, exchange offers and other liability management transactions with an emphasis on representing investment banking clients and private equity portfolio companies which relate to high yield debt products. He also advises corporate clients concerning compliance with registration and reporting provisions of the US Securities Act of 1933 and the US Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Mr. Cassidy is mentioned as a leading lawyer for high yield in the most recent editions of The Legal 500 UK, Chambers UK, IFLR 1000 and PLC Which Lawyer. In addition Mr. Cassidy is described by Chambers UK as having "watertight technical knowledge of the products in this area" and by IFLR 1000 as being "creative and very gifted."