Recognition
Recognition

Latham Receives Diversity Leadership Award

May 7, 2018
PracticePro
PracticePro honors the firm's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Latham & Watkins recently received PracticePro's 2018 Diversity Leadership Award, which “highlights law firms that are actively working toward a more inclusive and diverse legal profession.” A San Francisco-based legal education startup, PracticePro is dedicated to helping change the way new lawyers learn to practice law, with the goal of increasing diversity and inclusion within the industry.

PracticePro singled out a number of the firm’s initiatives, including the Women Enriching Business Committee, which addresses the business challenges unique to women lawyers and women clients; the Women's Leadership Academy, which provides tailored training for senior women attorneys in business development and self-promotion, and the Diversity Leadership Academy, which brings together over 200 practicing Latham lawyers and law students for a dynamic multi-day professional skills building and networking event.