Seventh Annual Women’s Leadership Academy

Firm holds multiday professional development program for senior women associates.

June 25, 2019

Latham & Watkins recently hosted its seventh annual Women’s Leadership Academy. The annual academy — jointly run by the firm’s Diversity Leadership, Women Enriching Business, and Training & Career Enhancement Committees — offers tailored professional development programming for senior associates. Panels and discussions cover self-advocacy, brand-building, communication skills, cross-selling, business development, and resilience, among other topics, and networking events facilitate mentoring and community-building. Participants leave the academy with strategic action plans, strong connections and friendships, and a deeper understanding of the firm’s commitment to the retention and promotion of its women lawyers. The academy was founded in 2013.

To learn more about our Women’s Leadership Academy, watch these two short videos, featuring conversations between partner Mandy Reeves and associate Boin Cheong, and partner Michelle Carpenter and associate Abigail Raish:

 
 
Notice: We appreciate your interest in Latham & Watkins. If your inquiry relates to a legal matter and you are not already a current client of the firm, please do not transmit any confidential information to us. Before taking on a representation, we must determine whether we are in a position to assist you and agree on the terms and conditions of engagement with you. Until we have completed such steps, we will not be deemed to have a lawyer-client relationship with you, and will have no duty to keep confidential the information we receive from you. Thank you for your understanding.