Latham appoints new head for Silicon Valley

Latham & Watkins is ushering in a new era for its Silicon Valley office after appointing a new managing partner in the region. Ora Fisher is taking over the role from Peter Kerman, who was recently named as chair of Latham’s global corporate department. Kerman has headed the Silicon Valley office since its launch in 1997. Fisher has held a number of senior roles at the firm, most recently co-chair of Latham’s venture and technology practice group.

First revealed on www.thelawyer.com, 28 July