Gwendolyn Gissendanner is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Gissendanner joined the firm in 2022 after graduating from Harvard Law School. Before joining Latham full-time, Ms. Gissendanner was a summer associate and diversity fellow in the firm’s Chicago office. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Gissendanner worked in public sector for the City of New York.

While in law school, she served in leadership roles for the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and the Civil Rights Civil Liberties Journal.

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2022
  • BS in Education & Social Policy, Northwestern University, 2018