About Us

From a global platform of offices in the world's major financial, business, and regulatory centers the firm's lawyers help clients succeed.

Latham is dedicated to working with clients to help them achieve their business goals and overcome legal challenges anywhere in the world. From a global platform of offices in the world's major financial, business, and regulatory centers, the firm's lawyers help clients succeed.

Devoted to Client Service

Latham is committed to helping clients achieve their business strategies and providing outstanding legal services around the world. Clients depend on the firm’s ability to find innovative solutions to complex business issues, and Latham’s lawyers use the firm’s experience and resources to help clients handle these challenges.

Latham’s global platform is composed of a single, integrated partnership focused on providing the most collaborative approach to client service. The firm offers:

  • Deep experience in successful enterprise-transforming transactions and in defending bet-the-company controversies
  • A solutions-based approach, providing innovative and sound commercial advice
  • Optimally sized teams that provide cost-effective and high-quality services
  • A culture geared toward establishing and nurturing long-term client relationships
Just the Facts
The People
  • More than 2,600 lawyers located in the world's major financial, business, and regulatory centers 
  • Latham's lawyers speak more than 60 languages
  • Offices located in 14 countries
The Practice
  • Truly a “one-firm” firm – Latham has no headquarters, and firm management is spread throughout the world, allowing Latham to service clients with the best-suited teams regardless of location
  • More than 60 international practice groups and industry teams
  • Consistently ranked in the top tier by leading legal and business publications such as The American Lawyer, Financial Times, mergermarket, Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500, and Asia Legal Business

Commitment to Diversity

  • Latham lawyers, paralegals and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages

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Commitment to Pro Bono and Community Service
  • Between 2000–2017, Latham provided more than 3.2 million pro bono hours in free legal services to underserved individuals and families and the nonprofit sector valued at approximately US$1.5 billion
  • Signatory to Pro Bono Institute's global Law Firm Pro Bono Challenge

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Women Enriching Business (WEB)
  • Our women's initiative promotes business relationships among women and invests in the long-term success of our women lawyers

 

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Latham Sustainability
  • Latham's global program to reduce its environmental impact, conserve natural resources and energy, and operate in a sustainable and cost-effective manner

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