Latham & Watkins LLP

Manuel A Abascal

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Practice Areas

Successfully handled multiple “bet-the-company” matters, including trial victories and favorable settlements and declinations in healthcare, FCPA, False Claims Act, and securities fraud matters. He has experience in various industries, including healthcare, medical device, financial services, media, entertainment, construction, energy and technology. He has also handled multiple complex business litigation disputes and trials.


Former Assistant United States Attorney, responsible for prosecuting complex fraud cases.

Professional Memberships

Active in various non-profit organizations including Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital (Chairman).


JD, Yale Law School, 1992, Articles Editor, Yale Law Journal; BA, Claremont McKenna College, 1987, magna cum laude