Layan Charara is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department.

At the University of Michigan Law School, Ms. Charara served as editor in chief of the Michigan Journal of International Law. She was awarded the S. Anthony Benton Memorial Award for scholastic excellence in the field of international law.

Ms. Charara previously worked at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia in Beirut, Lebanon and was a Bates Fellow at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School
  • BA, University of Michigan

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French