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Diversity

"Latham is a leader in developing, promoting and implementing processes to ensure lawyers are hired, trained and promoted fairly, consistent with our goals of equal opportunity and diversity in the practice of law. To enhance opportunities for our lawyers from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds, we continually and critically assess all facets of our lawyer programs —from initial recruiting through progression to partnership— to ensure that all of our lawyers can develop into top practitioners and succeed at the firm...."

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Latham & Watkins

1271 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
Phone: (212) 906-1200

Firm Stats

Chair and Managing Partner: Richard M. Trobman
Recruiting Chairs: Michèle O. Penzer (Global Chair), Aaron Chiu (Vice Chair—U.S.), Emily Cridland (Vice Chair—EMEA)
Total No. Attorneys (2023):
3K - 3.5K
No. of Partners Named 2023:
48
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,900

Base Salary

1st year: $225,000
2nd year: $235,000
3rd year: $260,000
4th year: $310,000
5th year: $365,000
6th year: $390,000
7th year: $420,000
8th year: $435,000
9th year: $445,000
Summer Associate: $9,375/semi-monthly

Employment Contact

James Boyle
Director of Associate Recruiting
(212) 906-4581
james.boyle@lw.com

No. of U.S. Offices: 12

No. of International Offices: 17

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX
Boston, MA
Century City, CA
Chicago, IL
Houston, TX
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Orange County, CA
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Silicon Valley, CA
Washington, DC
Beijing
Brussels
Dubai
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Hong Kong
London
Madrid
Milan
Munich
Paris
Riyadh
Seoul
Singapore
Tel Aviv
Tokyo

Major Departments

Corporate
Finance
Litigation & Trial
Tax
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.