#LathamConnect is an extensive one-year curriculum designed to support you in both your personal and professional development. As a #LathamConnect member, you will have the opportunity to participate in exclusive workshops and networking events through our platform. You will gain access to a wide range of content and insights from our global network, learn more about the different career paths, education and training programs at Latham & Watkins; obtain insight into the day-to-day work of our lawyers across different practice groups and get to know us — as your potential future employer.
To apply, please send your CV and current grade overview/predictions from your university and/or exam certificate(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our culture is the heart of our law firm; we thrive because our diversity fuels understanding and innovation. Through #LathamConnect you will find out more about our in-house committees, such as our Diversity Leadership Committee, Associate Committee and Mentoring Committee, and our Affinity Groups, such as LGBTQ+, Parent, Women, or First Generation Professional Lawyers Group.
In addition, we are particularly proud to be the world’s leading pro bono law firm. We want to give back through social commitment and encourage our lawyers to take on pro bono matters of personal interest. As a #LathamConnect member, you will discover much more about our pro bono work. Building relationships and connecting across our global teams is a key part of our culture. Therefore, through #LathamConnect, you will have the opportunity to get to know our lawyers, as well as other #LathamConnect members, in a relaxed environment, such as breakfast events at our offices or wider networking events throughout Germany.
Latham & Watkins offers numerous entry-level career opportunities for prospective lawyers in Germany. Through #LathamConnect you will develop an understanding of what it is like to be a law clerk, Referendar (research assistant), or associate at Latham & Watkins. You will gain access to personal testimonials and tips on topics such as elective internships abroad, LLM programs, and doctoral projects. We also offer exceptional training and further education programs — learn more about our innovative and multi-award-winning training program #MyAdvancement or register for insightful seminars and workshops offered by our global teams to build your personal and professional skills.
From asset deals to mergers — what does every day work actually look like in different areas and practice groups? Our lawyers will tell you, in detail, what it is like to work at Latham & Watkins, and what it entails working on challenging national and international mandates. Our foreign colleagues (at more than 30 locations in 14 countries) will also offer insight into their work. At Latham & Watkins, we pride ourselves on our “one-firm” approach.
Are you interested in a specific field of law and would like to gain initial professional experience in this area, or further expand your existing knowledge? Then apply to participate in one of our exclusive workshops as part of #LathamConnect, or take part in our Virtual Experience Program. Here you will gain practical insight into the everyday work of our lawyers on the basis of a specific case, receiving an official certificate after successful completion.
Our #LathamConnect Fellowship
In 2024, we will award our #LathamConnect Scholarship for the first time. With this we will support scholars who, due to their life situation, deserve support. Further information is available here.
How to Apply
You are studying law at a German university or have already completed your law studies. Are you still about to start your career and would like to gain insight into the various fields of activities at Latham & Watkins? Then benefit from our program #LathamConnect!
Send your application documents (cover letter, CV, relevant certificates and references) to Latham.Connect@lw.com.
After checking your documents you will receive your personal access to our online platform.