Summer Program. Latham's Summer Program gives you a sense of life as a junior associate at the firm. As a summer associate, you will participate in the firm's Unassigned Program, have an assigned mentor, network and build relationships and attend Summer Academy—a highlight of the firm's summer program—where you will join Latham summer associates from across the firm's US, London, Hong Kong and Singapore offices.
1L Fellowship. A unique employment opportunity for students who have just finished their first year of law school. Our 1L Fellows spend half their summer in one of our US offices and the other half in house with a client.
2L Diversity Scholars Program. A scholarship of $25,000 (less applicable taxes and withholdings) for select second-year law students. As a 2L Diversity Scholar, you will receive $10,000 upon starting as a summer associate at Latham & Watkins and the balance of $15,000 upon starting as a full-time associate at the firm.
Diversity Leadership Academy. Join other talented first-year law students from across the US as well as Latham lawyers from around the globe, with a specific focus on developing and empowering future leaders of the legal profession and creating community among the firm's lawyers, recruits and 1L guests.
Judicial Clerks. Latham values your experience as a judicial clerk, and they reward it. Generally, as a clerk from a qualified court, you are eligible for progression credit plus a competitive bonus.
Law Preview Scholarship Program. As a student admitted to a select number of law schools, earn a scholarship to attend Law Preview’s week-long preparation course to help guide you on the road to success.
SEO Internships. Latham partners with the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity to provide internships for talented, underrepresented students of color who have been accepted to top US law schools, giving you an opportunity work for and learn about the firm.
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