Cheston Larson


 Latham & Watkins

Cheston Larson serves as Chair of Latham’s San Diego Corporate Department and Emerging Companies Practice, and is Co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences Industry Group. Cheston’s practice covers a broad range of general corporate matters, including counseling public and privately-held companies as well as representing venture capital and investment banking firms in private and public financing transactions.

Cheston advises clients on the formation of new businesses and their capital raising transactions, spanning the spectrum from angel and venture financings to IPOs, follow-on offerings, PIPEs and debt financing. He also regularly represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate partnering transactions, licenses and strategic alliances. Cheston’s expertise also includes SEC disclosure and reporting requirements, Nasdaq and NYSE compliance and management compensation and equity incentive matters.

Cheston routinely counsels clients in the life sciences, software, telecommunications, cleantech and other technology industries.