Ward, Wendy E.

Wendy E. Ward

Chief Administrative Officer

Wendy Ward, Chief Administrative Officer – US and Asia, oversees the firm’s revenue growth strategy and financial management for nearly 20 offices.

Ms. Ward leverages her extensive institutional knowledge and keen sense of organizational processes to facilitate efficient daily operations. Her role includes leading on:

  • Business strategy and planning
  • Budget control
  • Billing and revenue processes
  • Headcount management and leadership
  • Risk management and compliance

Ms. Ward played an integral role in the firm’s expansion into Europe and the Middle East. She spent six months on secondment in Brussels to establish a global services office in Europe, and helped lead the opening of several offices on the continent as part of the expansion.

Ms. Ward joined Latham in 1987 as a corporate paralegal, and subsequently served as an operations manager, office administrator for the New York office, and director of administration before taking on the role of Chief Administrative Officer. Ms. Ward sits on the client advisory board for Williams Lea.


  • MBA, Fordham University, 2000
  • BA, Wheaton College, 1983