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Press Release

Meet our 2021 Summer Associate Class

May 17, 2021
We are pleased to welcome 240 law students as summer associates in our London, Singapore, and US offices.

Latham & Watkins is pleased to welcome 240 law students as summer associates in the firm’s London, Singapore, and US offices.

During the 10-week program, running May 17-July 23, the summer associates will meaningfully engage in litigation, corporate, finance, tax, environmental, and pro bono matters. They will have opportunities to virtually connect with each other as well as assigned mentors and senior Latham leaders during networking and training events. A highlight of the program, Summer Academy, will immerse the summer associates in Latham’s collaborative and collegial culture through virtual training seminars and social events with Latham lawyers.

“This is a summer class that is full of incredible talent and drive. We are thrilled to have drawn students from all backgrounds and a wide selection of schools, whose unique perspectives and ideas will contribute to the firm’s business and culture,” said Abid R. Qureshi, Global Chair of Latham’s Recruiting Committee.

Quick Facts

Latham’s 2021 summer associate class:

  • Draws from 39 law schools
  • Includes 104 law school journal editors
  • Speaks 30 languages
  • Includes 180 individuals with professional experience
  • Volunteers at 58 organizations
  • And, more than half, 54%, identify as racial/ethnic minorities

Applications and additional information for the firm’s 2022 summer program are available here.