Lucas Novaes is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, where he was a summer associate prior to joining Latham full-time.
Mr. Novaes earned his JD from the American University Washington College of Law, graduating magna cum laude and receiving the Order of the Coif. He served as the vice president of the Moot Court Honors Society and was a senior staff member of the American University Law Review. While attending law school, Mr. Novaes interned for Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the US District Court for the District of Columbia and the US Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Novaes attended the University of Florida, graduating with a BA in Political Science, and with additional areas of focus in US History and Portuguese. After graduating, Mr. Novaes joined Teach For America.