Davis, Adrian F.

Adrian F. Davis

Chief Human Capital & Talent Officer

Adrian Davis, Chief Human Capital & Talent Officer, fosters the development of Latham lawyers and professional staff at each stage of their career lifecycle.

Mr. Davis draws upon his deep institutional knowledge and extensive interactions with colleagues across the firm, as well as his own experience as an associate, to provide service leadership related to:

  • Recruiting
  • Professional development
  • Global citizenship
  • Knowledge services

He maintains an active engagement with the firm’s Associates Committee, Recruiting Committee, Pro Bono Committee, and Training and Career Enhancement Committee.

Throughout his time as Chief, he has fostered initiatives to expand Latham’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, such as the Diversity Leadership Committee; the Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee; the firm’s CareerDesign program, which provides confidential guidance to attorneys; and the LathamAlumni network.

Mr. Davis joined Latham in 2001 as a litigation associate. He first entered executive leadership in 2008. Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Davis earned a PhD in Chinese History, and taught as a professor at Franklin & Marshall College.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 2001
  • PhD, Harvard University, 1995
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley, 1986