Eric Ubias is a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. His practice focuses primarily on white collar and governmental investigations, particularly in the areas of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act internal investigations and compliance, securities fraud and antitrust and competition law. Representative industries include airline, healthcare products and services, geothermal energy, and oil and gas with a particular focus on representation of clients in Asia and Latin America.
Mr. Ubias has an active pro bono practice, which includes representation of Hurricane Katrina victims before the Mississippi Development Authority, D.C. Code felons in federal parole hearings, an HIV/AIDS patient in deportation proceedings, and a juvenile seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status in before a state appeals court.
While in law school, Mr. Ubias was a notes and comment editor of the Tax Lawyer, participated in Institute for Public Representation Environmental Law clinic and interned with Judge Ricardo Urbina of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Mr. Ubias is a member of the Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia and is fluent in Spanish.