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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.  

Our approach is guided by our commitment to quality, our collaborative culture, and our core values.

Unwavering Client Focus

We adopt the urgency of our client’s mission in each engagement. Leveraging vast global resources, we work relentlessly and  efficiently to accomplish your goals.

Consistent Excellence

We draw on elite capabilities across more than 60 disciplines to meet the precise needs of each client and matter. With our broad and diversified platform we can anticipate and address any legal or business challenge anywhere in the world — with flawless coordination.

True Partnership 

We work to understand your business, goals, and strategy to ensure we deliver advice that meets your legal needs and supports your success. 

Strong Teamwork 

We collaborate across continents, languages, and time zones to support every client.
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By the Numbers

At Latham, we leverage our vast global resources to work relentlessly and efficiently to accomplish client goals. Additionally, we embrace our responsibility to act as a good corporate citizen. We value our people and our communities, drawing strength from the vibrant places in which we live and work, and giving back.

3,200+Lawyers across our global platform
60+Languages spoken
100%On Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equity Index
175,000+Pro bono hours in 2021
89%Latham lawyers participate in pro bono work
14Countries in which the firm is located
21Offices hold a LEED or similar green certification
800+Well-being programs the firm provided lawyers and staff in 2021
3,200+Lawyers across our global platform
60+Languages spoken
100%On Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equity Index
175,000+Pro bono hours in 2021
89%Latham lawyers participate in pro bono work
14Countries in which the firm is located
21Offices hold a LEED or similar green certification
800+Well-being programs the firm provided lawyers and staff in 2021

Latham: A culture that connects

We recognize that our values drive our success. At Latham, we prioritize:

Our people

We lift each other up with an inclusive and supportive culture that prizes personal growth, wellbeing, and the diverse perspectives of each team member.

Our communities

We draw strength from the vibrant places in which we live and work; our commitment to give back has led us to become one of the largest pro bono legal service providers in the world.

Our world

We act to confront climate change and contribute to a healthier environment through commercial work, pro bono counsel, and ever more sustainable operations.