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Become part of our global platform.

A career at Latham & Watkins gives you the opportunity to do the best work of your life. Recognized for our market-leading practices, you’ll learn from and work with experts across all our offices around the world. 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.

Latham provides the perfect balance of entrepreneurial spirit and career development support. We pride ourselves on being an innovative and future-thinking firm that invests in the long-term. 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 creates a remarkably transparent environment.

In the US, we practice across 12 offices and four major departments, and collaborate across continents.

A career at Latham is an investment in your development and your future. It begins with you.

Get to Know Latham

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Job Simulations

Complete one of our Job Simulations, hosted on Forage, to better prepare for your application and interview. As a participant, you will complete simulated legal tasks created by our lawyers at Latham — allowing you to build practical legal skills, and learn about life at Latham and the work we do. Get started here.

2023.06.08-09 Latham & Watkins Summer Camp

Recruiting Events

Whether you’re looking to meet us on campus, or from the comfort of your own space, Latham offers unparalleled chances to connect. Engage with us through our many on-campus events, or register for one of our upcoming virtual recruiting events.

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Application Process

Learn more about the application process and our recruiting timeline. We look forward to meeting you.

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Other Resources

Explore our interview preparation site to guide you through each step of the application process, and provide you with helpful resources that will aid you in showcasing your skills and potential. We encourage you to view our profiles on Vault and Chambers Associate to gain deeper insights into our reputation, practice areas, and global reach. These resources offer a comprehensive view of our firm, helping you make informed decisions about your legal career.