Latham & Watkins Overview

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  • New York, NY
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1972
  • Company - Private
  • Legal
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

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Latham & Watkins' founders Dana Latham and Paul Watkins flipped a coin in 1934 to determine which of their names would go first on the law firm's shingle. From that coin toss, the firm has grown into one of the largest in the US and boasts more than 2,000 lawyers in about 30 ...

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"Great place"

Aug 8, 2022 - Senior Coordinator in Chicago, IL


Really enjoyed my time here.


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Latham & Watkins Interviews

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Campus Recruiting17%

  1. Trainee Solicitor Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Latham & Watkins (London, England)


    Multiple rounds of interviews with different partners. A tedious process as the questions are random and often unrelated to the job and just asked on the interviewer's whim. Culture is quite arrogant.

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Latham & Watkins Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT EqualityHuman Rights Campaign2010
  • 50 Best Law Firms for WomenWorking Mother2009

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...Genuinely nice people, great benefits, good pay, lots of really smart people...

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Employees rate Latham & Watkins 4.3 out of 5 stars based on 573 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 85% of employees would recommend working at Latham & Watkins to a friend. This is based on 528 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

67% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Latham & Watkins as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.9 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Latham & Watkins.

80% of employees think that Latham & Watkins has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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