Richard Frohlichstein is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Frohlichstein represents corporations and individuals in complex commercial and professional liability litigation, as well as internal investigations. Mr. Frohlichstein also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals seeking asylum and victims of civil rights violations.

Mr. Frohlichstein joined Latham following a clerkship with Judge Rodney W. Sippel in the Eastern District of Missouri and a Mary A. McCarthy Fellowship with the United States House of Representatives Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis.

In 2019, Mr. Frohlichstein was on the winning team in the Young Lawyers Trial Advocacy Competition hosted by the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. While at Yale, he was on the winning team in the school’s annual Thomas Swan Barristers’ Union competition, where he was awarded the John Currier Gallagher prize. Mr. Frohlichstein is currently a member of the Yale Law School Association Executive Committee. 

Before law school, Mr. Frohlichstein worked on political campaigns and as a legal assistant in the White House Counsel’s Office.  

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Missouri


  • JD, Yale Law School, 2018
  • BA in Spanish, Georgetown University, 2011