Latham was named the “Best International Firm for Women in Business Law” by Euromoney Legal Media Group at their Americas Women in Business Law Awards – 2015

Women Enriching Business

Latham & Watkins is proud to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the firm’s Women Enriching Business Committee (WEB), designed to address the business challenges and opportunities unique to women lawyers and to current and prospective women clients.

WEB’s mission is to promote women in business both outside and inside the firm through global and local efforts designed to create broader networks and productive business relationships, to attract top talent and to support the long-term success of women.

WEB's clear-cut objectives include:

  • Provide opportunities for women to grow and develop as leaders
  • Provide networking opportunities
  • Promote women role models
  • Offer business development training and coaching
  • Foster and develop mentoring relationships
  • Create a culture of diversity and inclusion at the firm and in the legal profession at large

WEB is a proud sponsor of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), Women’s Forum for the Economy & Society, DirectWomen, National Association of Women Lawyers, National Association of Women Judges, Women in Law Empowerment Forum and Working Mother Media.

Events

Latham's offices around the world regularly host thought-provoking substantive and social WEB events so women can connect to enhance and expand their professional networks. WEB also hosts internal programs focused on mentoring, education and increasing the visibility of women role models throughout the firm.

View upcoming WEB events.

Past Event Highlights

Latham recently hosted events in San Francisco and Houston featuring Kathy Ruemmler, former White House counsel and now Global Co-chair of Latham's White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice. She shared war stories, including crisis management experiences from the West Wing, and wisdom with clients, alumni and Latham lawyers. Read more from this conversation.

View more past WEB events on Facebook.