Hanks Bird is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Bird served as a law clerk for Judge Ryan T. Holte of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

While in law school, he served as a vice president of the Law and Business Association, a staff editor for the Journal of Law and Business, and a judicial intern for Judge John B. Nalbandian of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Before attending law school, Mr. Bird worked for a multinational corporation in the energy and infrastructure industry.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, New York University, 2021
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2014
    magna cum laude