Company Acceleration Request

June 2, 2020


Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

Office of Life Sciences

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, DC 20549-3720



Michael Clampitt


Jessica Livingston


Vanessa Robertson


David Burton



Applied Molecular Transport Inc.


Registration Statement on Form S-1


(File No. 333-238464)



Acceleration Request

  Requested Date:

Thursday, June 4, 2020

  Requested Time:

4:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Applied Molecular Transport Inc. (the “Company”) hereby requests that the above-referenced Registration Statement on Form S-l (File No. 333-238464) (the “Registration Statement”) be declared effective at the “Requested Date” and “Requested Time” set forth above or at such later time as the Company or its counsel may orally request via telephone call to the staff of the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Once the Registration Statement has been declared effective, please orally confirm that event with our counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., by calling Michael Coke at (650) 565-3596.

[Signature page follows]

/s/ Tahir Mahmood, Ph.D.
Tahir Mahmood, Ph.D.
Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer



cc (w/o enclosures):

John Burwise, Deloitte & Touche LLP


Angela Vanscoy, Deloitte & Touche, LLP


Kristin VanderPas, Cooley LLP


Michael Coke, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.


Christina Poulsen, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C.