Karla Mardueño is an associate in the Chicago office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Mardueño joined the firm in 2021. She graduated cum laude from Howard University School of Law where she served as editor-in-chief of the Howard Law Journal.

During law school, Ms. Mardueño also served as a judicial extern for Judge Andrea R. Wood of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (NDIL) and worked in the Child Welfare & Family Justice Clinic.

Ms. Mardueño is a Posse Foundation Scholar and FASPE Legal Fellowship recipient.

Bar Qualification

  • Illinois


  • JD, Howard University School of Law
  • BA in Public Policy and Law, Trinity College