Simone Collins’ practice focuses on representing public and private companies and private equity and venture capital firms in domestic and cross-border transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, recapitalizations, venture capital financing and other general corporate matters.
Ms. Collins has experience representing clients in a broad array of industries, including media, hospitality, oil & gas, renewable energy, retail and manufacturing.
Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Ms. Collins was an associate at another leading law firm. She received her JD, cum laude, from Northwestern University and her BS, cum laude, from the University of Maryland, where she was a member of the Division I women’s soccer team. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Collins worked as a financial advisor in the corporate restructuring and recovery department of a global consulting firm.