Latham & Watkins is a leading global law firm serving multinationals, start-ups, investment banks, private equity funds, venture capital firms, sovereign wealth funds, governments, and other organisations from its offices across Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the US. The firm is internationally recognised for its practices across a wide spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas, and has received considerable market recognition for the handling of landmark matters. Latham lawyers offer legal and strategic commercial thinking to provide clients with innovative solutions to complex business and legal matters. Truly a one-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. From a global platform of more than 2,700 lawyers in 31 offices located in 14 countries; Latham lawyers speak more than 60 languages.
Latham is committed to pro bono and community service. Latham lawyers and professional staff performed approximately 245,000 hours of pro bono work in 2018 and more than 3.5 million hours since 2000, valued at approximately US$1.6 billion.
Latham is 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.