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Updated Aug 5, 2022

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Found 526 of over 572 reviews
4.3
85% Recommend to a Friend
Latham & Watkins Chair and Managing Partner Rich Trobman
83% Approve of CEO

Found 518 of over 572 reviews

4.3
85%
Recommend to a Friend
83%
Approve of CEO
Latham & Watkins Chair and Managing Partner Rich Trobman
Rich Trobman
65 Ratings

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Pros
  • "The people at LW are great and the resources the firm has are terrific.(in 76 reviews)
  • "good benefits and great medical(in 41 reviews)
  • "Latham has a great culture and some of the best people(in 38 reviews)
  • "Good pay and its prestige(in 26 reviews)
  • "Good salary and welfare system(in 25 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 3 years

    Good company to work for

    Aug 2, 2022 - Intellectual Property Paralegal in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    The people are pretty great

    Cons

    The work life balance sucks

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  2. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great place to work while figuring out my best fit

    Jul 21, 2022 - Business Services Trainee Program 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexibility, support, great benefits, compassionate people

    Cons

    Didn’t always have a clear path forward, and wasn’t always challenged to the max

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Business Specialist

    Jul 9, 2022 - Specialist 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great work culture and competitive salaries

    Cons

    Law firm environments can be fasted paced and demanding

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  4. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Professional and classy

    Jul 19, 2022 - Manager 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn, stimulating work, and highly collaborative.

    Cons

    High expectations and potentially long hours. A tough place to get promoted.

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Great people, still a machine

    Jul 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Culture and enjoying time with colleagues was a high priority

    Cons

    despite telling associates to find balance, requests for help and/or finding balance come second to deal demands

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  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good place to work

    Jul 13, 2022 - Attorney Recruiting Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great networking, great firm, good culture

    Cons

    Underpaid, long hours, poor management on certain teams

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  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great team

    Jun 26, 2022 - Corporate Transaction Lawyer in Houston, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Excellent team of people and culture to with with.

    Cons

    Position is not currently fully remote.

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  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent Place to Work

    May 19, 2022 - Staff Attorney 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly, professional colleagues Beautiful office Outstanding benefits Tons of office perks High profile work Cutting edge technology and endless resources

    Cons

    Can’t think of anything negative about it.

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Overall good

    Jun 1, 2022 - Associate 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Down to earth people to work with

    Cons

    Long hours as somewhat expected

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    great

    May 17, 2022 - Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
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    Pros

    great work environment, interesting work

    Cons

    can feel a bit corporate

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Latham & Watkins has an overall rating of 4.3 out of 5, based on over 572 reviews left anonymously by employees. 85% of employees would recommend working at Latham & Watkins to a friend and 80% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Latham & Watkins employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Latham & Watkins. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

85% of Latham & Watkins employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Latham & Watkins 3.5 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.2 for culture and values and 4.0 for career opportunities.

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