2017 Diversity Leadership Academy

San Francisco partner Bob Sims and Washington, D.C. partner Shagufa Hossain share why they attended this year’s academy — and what diversity means to them.


As part of our commitment to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, we launched the Diversity Leadership Academy in 2015. This multi-day, in-person professional development program is designed for law students and our mid-level associates who are committed to diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

The 2017 academy, recently held in San Francisco, was a smashing success, with more than 170 Latham lawyers from around the globe and over 100 US law students attending.

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