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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: Abid R. Qureshi (Global Chair), Julie Crisp (Vice Chair—U.S.), Deborah Kirk (Vice Chair—EAME)
Total No. Attorneys (2021):
2.5K - 3K
No. of Partners Named 2021:
33
Billable-Hour Requirement:
1,900

Base Salary

All U.S. offices:
1st year: $205,000
2nd year: $215,000
3rd year: $240,000
4th year: $275,000
5th year: $305,000
6th year: $330,000
7th year: $350,000
8th year: $365,000
9th year: $375,000
Summer Associate: $3,943/week
2L Scholar: $3,943/week
1L Scholar: $3,943/week

Employment Contact

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

No. of U.S. Offices: 11

No. of International Offices: 18

Major Office Locations

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 I Beijing
Brussels
Dubai
Düsseldorf
Frankfurt
Hamburg
Hong Kong
London
Madrid
Milan
Moscow
Munich
Paris
Riyadh
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Tokyo

Major Departments

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