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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.


The Sun (UK)
June 27, 2017
Re: Heidi Rummel

Heidi Rummel was quoted about the likelihood of getting a conviction in a homicide case without the victim's body. "In most homicide prosecutions, the fact the person died is not the issue," Rummel said. “In the vast majority of murder cases, proving someone was a homicide victim is relatively easy with an autopsy, but without a body, prosecutors will need to prove the case with only circumstantial evidence.”


Emily Ryo
April, 2017

“The Promise of a Subject-Centered Approach to Understanding Immigration Noncompliance.” Journal on Migration and Human Security 5 (2017): 285.

Abby K. Wood
April, 2017

“Measuring the Information Benefit of Campaign Finance Disclosure,” Southern California Law and Social Science (SoCLASS) Forum, Claremont-McKenna College, Claremont, CA.

Emily Ryo
April, 2017

2017 recipient of the Andrew Carnegie fellowship, Andrew Carnegie Fellows Program.