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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. Men and women of diverse 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 among..."

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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

Stats

Employer Type: Private
Chair and Managing Partner: Richard M. Trobman
Vice-Chairs: Ora T. Fisher and Brad Kotler
Recruiting Chairs: Abid Qureshi (Chair); Julie Crisp (Vice-Chair, US); and Ross Anderson (Vice-Chair, EAME)
Total No. Attorneys 2018: 2,000

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 Associate Offers

192 out of 193 (2Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Boston, MA
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
Rome
Seoul
Shanghai
Singapore
Tokyo

Major Departments & Practices

Departments and practice groups include
: Corporate
Environment, Land & Resources
Finance
Litigation & Trial
Tax
Industry groups include
: Aerospace, Defense & Government Services
Automotive
Cleantech
Communications
Energy-Oil & Gas
Energy-Power
Entertainment, Sports & Media
Financial Institutions
FinTech
Healthcare Services & Providers
Hospitality, Gaming & Leisure
Industrials & Manufacturing
Information Technology-Systems & Solutions
Internet & Digital Media
Life Sciences
Mining & Metals
REITs
Retail & Consumer Products
Semiconductors