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Chris Shoff

Chris Shoff

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 25, 2017

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Chris Shoff is a partner in the Century City office of Latham & Watkins. He represents emerging companies, venture capital and private equity firms and investment banks involved in the technology, life sciences and other growth industries. His practice focuses on general corporate counseling, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and public offerings.

Shoff focuses his practice on the representation of emerging growth companies in a broad range of industries, including software, digital media and entertainment, mobile, consumer Internet, medical device, pharmaceutical and healthcare services. He also regularly represents venture capital, private equity firms and strategic acquirers in connection with their investments and M&A transactions.

Shoff is currently a lecturer in law at USC Gould School of Law, teaching a course on venture capital.


U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2017
Re: Andrew T. Guzman

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Daniel Klerman
June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.