Skip to Main Content

Diversity

"Latham & Watkins has been a leader in developing, promoting and implementing methods to ensure lawyers are hired, trained and promoted fairly and with attention to the goals of equal opportunity and diversity in the practice of law. Attorneys of diverse genders, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and sexual orientation have long been represented on the firm's management committees responsible for promotions to partnership, recruiting, training and mentoring, among other responsibilities. This diversity extends to the Executive Committee and..."

Read more from this firm's Diversity Report (PDF)

Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

Click here to access the Law Firm Diversity Database.

Latham & Watkins LLP

885 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: (212) 906-1200

Stats

Chair and Managing Partner: Richard M. Trobman
Recruiting Chairs: Abid Qureshi (Global Chair), Julie Crisp (Vice Chair-U.S.), Ross Anderson (Vice Chair-EAME)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
2K - 2.5K

Base Salary

All US offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
9th year: $350,000
Summer associate: $3,700/week
2L Scholar: $3,700/week
1L Fellow: $3,700/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
192 out of 193 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
203 total (193 2Ls; 10 1Ls) (2018)

Employment Contact

Debra Clarkson
Director of Global Recruiting
(858) 523-5400
debra.clarkson@lw.com

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

Major Departments

Antitrust Litigation
Appellate Litigation
Banking & Financial Services
Emerging Companies & Venture Capital
Environmental Law
General Commercial Litigation
General Corporate Practice
Intellectual Property Litigation
Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions
Media, Entertainment & Sports
Privacy & Data Security
Private Equity
Project Finance
Real Estate
Restructuring/Bankruptcy
Securities/Capital Markets
Securities Litigation
Tax
White Collar & Internal Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.