Karis Stephen is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins.

Ms. Stephen received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. While attending, she served on the executive boards of The Regulatory Review, the Black Law Students Association, and the If/When/How reproductive justice pro bono group. Ms. Stephen also worked with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity.

Ms. Stephen is primarily interested in working with transactional practice groups.

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Ms. Stephen was a summer associate in the Chicago office. Before attending law school, she completed a Fulbright grant year in Malaysia.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2023
  • BA in English, Cinema & Media Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2018
    summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Languages Spoken

  • English