Latham & Watkins

So Latham in Houston makes their associates pay for their parking? I know it's a tiny amount compared to big law salaries, but come on. I just assumed all big law pays for their attorneys' par… more

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Latham - what are some of the perks at Latham?

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Corporate at Latham & Watkins. How much of a sweatshop is it?

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Class of 2017. Just moved to a V20 firm 5 months ago in my transactional practice area (band 2) and now I'm contemplating a move to Lathams and Kirkland for the name and band 1 practice. Lifestyl… more

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Is it normal for an associate not to be on the website for a few years? I know someone who says he’s an associate at Latham and Watkins but he is not on the website.

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Do firms like Skadden and Latham really scrutinize the grades of lateral hires?

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Can someone please provide insights into the lateral interview process at Latham & Watkins? How many rounds of interviews are there and how long does the entire process generally take?

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Seems like there are a lot of tax associate postings these days. Any thoughts on the following firms’ tax groups’ culture and work in the NYC offices? Latham, Sidley, Weil, Akin Gump, DLA Piper, Cliff… more

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Thoughts on K&E project finance in NY? Why would anyone pick it over Milbank or Latham? Kirkland & Ellis Milbank Latham… more

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Hit me with your best Latham anecdote/story/gossip

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To all the corporate lawyers who lateraled to Latham, K&E, Cooley, etc., has the work caught up to you or do you have a more of life now that the ranks are swollen?

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First lateral move. 4th year associate in M&A. Looking at Weil, Latham, Sidley and a Goodwin. Goodwin is obviously the outlier (Tech focused). Latham is Latham. Anyone willing to share thoughts be… more

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3rd year capital markets associate from London actually or considering interviewing with a few different firms in NY (Goodwin, White & Case, Davis Polk, Latham, Skadden). Any insights or advice? A… more

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Kirkland vs. Latham for M/A, which firm is better in terms of hours, associate progression/job security, equity partnership prospects, culture, etc.?

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Thoughts on DC corporate market? I have offers from a few firms that (I think) are the relatively big players in a relatively small market . Would be particularly interested in hearing about Goodwin, … more

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What’s the tech like at Latham? Does the firm offer a tech stipend (monthly, annually, etc.) and/or pay for your phone? Do you use Lenovo for laptops and iPhones or something different? What about doc… more

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Latham LA - what’s the culture like at Latham LA in corporate? Have generally heard great things but would love some insight from the insiders.

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Junior biglaw tax associate here. Considering an internal transfer vs lateral to NYC from a smaller market. Any firms in the v20 I should avoid/look into? I have pretty reasonable hours at my current … more

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Anyone know what partner comp formula and trajectory looks like for firms with sizable ECVC practices? Gunderson, Cooley, WSGR, Goodwin, Orrick, Perkins Coie, Silicon Legal, Fenwick, DLA, Latham, etc… more

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Best place to practice as a senior associate in tech trans/IP licensing? Contemplating a lateral to WSGR, Goodwin, Cooley, Perkins, OMM, and Latham. Looking to not burn out but maximize comp and expe… more

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Does Latham Chicago have a gym in their office building. If yes, how are the hours?

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Latham LA/CC? Group dependent?

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Does your firm offer a referral bonus if you recommend a lateral applicant who is ultimately hired? I’ve heard firms like Kirkland, Cooley, and Orrick give up to $50k (?!) and I think Latham gives 25-… more

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Latham LA vs Kirkland LA - which has a better reputation for corporate work in LA (for the purposes of exit options)?

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Any insight on Latham & Watkins, generally, and the Houston office, specifically? From the perspective of a lateral hire.

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Any intel on Latham LA M&A practice?

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Sad it’s taken this tragedy for the issue to finally get mainstream attention, but I’m going to start collating an honour roll of law firms that have finally made public statements - I’ll start: 1) La… more

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So Latham thinks they’re better than Kirkland and Cravath?

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Latham IP lit— thoughts?

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What are people billing (annual) at Latham NYC?

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Can you name a firm (preferably NY office) that lets its associates work from a different country with no issues? The mid-size firm I’m currently at has been very flexible during covid but I’m lookin… more

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Latham DC insight?

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M&A lateral here - any insight into Latham, Gibson or K&E?

Is Latham a "lifestyle firm"?

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Can anyone speak to the culture at the NY offices of Latham, Gibson and/or Goodwin? For litigation but any tips very much appreciated.

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Thoughts on Latham & Watkins? Seems like they're really flexible about location / work from home

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Latham v. Gibson? They seem like kind of similar vibes to me

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Would love any insights into Latham and Skadden in New York! Transactional practice. General hours requirement? Growth opportunities for laterals? Are the people nice / douchey? Anything else?

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Strange thing but has anybody else seen people lie on their LinkedIn/Resume about where they work? I know someone who says they work at Latham for the past 6 months or so but isn’t on the site 🤷🏻‍♂… more

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Any thoughts on Latham in London? Considering a move out of MC and hear they are very strong at Finance. Also any insight into base pay bracket for 2PQE?

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