Latham & Watkins
Latham & Watkins advises the businesses and institutions that power the global economy.
We bring together the world’s best legal talent in every major jurisdiction to shape the deals and win the disputes that transform markets. Our experience at the cutting edge of commercial, financial, and legal innovation enables us to deliver results that fuel our clients’ success
A career at Latham & Watkins gives you the opportunity to do some of the best work of your life. We pride ourselves on being an innovative and future-thinking firm that invests in the long-term. Latham provides the perfect balance of entrepreneurial spirit and career development support.
You’re encouraged to take on pro bono matters of interest to you. The firm gives billable hour credit for pro bono work, and doesn’t cap the number of pro bono hours that can be applied toward the billable hour target.
The firm offers world-class training and mentorship, including signature multi-day academies marking key transition points in your career. Our Associates Committee – boasting equal numbers of associates and partners – manages associate reviews, bonuses, and promotion to partnership and counsel, which leads to a remarkably transparent environment.
Here you can belong as you are, given Latham’s strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe our global organization thrives because our diversity and inclusive culture fuel our innovation and collaboration.
At Latham, attorney satisfaction is paramount. We strive to maintain a positive, collaborative, and inclusive culture at Latham, and our associate satisfaction rankings reflect this:
- Chambers Associate consistently names Latham an “elite” top law firm for associate satisfaction.
- The American Lawyer has named us to its prestigious A-List for 20 consecutive years, since the list’s inception in 2003. The A-List ranks firms based on a combination of financial and cultural factors, including associate satisfaction.
- In 2023, we are the only firm to achieve top 5 results in the Vault Law 100, and rank in the top 30 of best overall firm to work for.
A career at Latham is an investment in your development and your future. It begins with you.