Robert W. Perrin

Robert Perrin is the former Chair of the Los Angeles Litigation & Trial Department, and focuses on complex business litigation and shareholder litigation. He is additionally a member of the Securities Litigation & Professional Liability, Complex Commercial Litigation and White Collar Defense & Investigations Practices. 

Mr. Perrin has extensive experience in successfully handling complex business litigation matters from pre-litigation through appeal. He regularly represents companies, financial institutions and corporate officers and directors in securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, and mergers and acquisition litigation. Mr. Perrin also regularly assists clients in conducting internal investigations and responding to SEC and DOJ investigations, and advises on internal compliance issues.

Mr. Perrin additionally has deep experience successfully defending major accounting firms (and their partners) in securities and professional liability litigation, and regulatory investigations.

Mr. Perrin is a former member of the Board of Governors of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Perrin is also active in the community, currently serving on the boards of directors of the Western Center on Law & Poverty, Street Poets, Inc. and Spark Programs, Inc. (Los Angeles).

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Perrin clerked for the Hon. Harry L. Hupp, United States District Court, Central District of California (1996-1997).