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Latham & Watkins names 44 new partners and 39 new counsels

Each of the lawyers has ‘earned the confidence’ of their clients and colleagues to become trusted advisers in their respective areas of practice

Latham and Watkins has announced that 44 associates have been elected to the partnership and another 39 associates have been promoted to the role of counsel, effective January 1 2022.

It revealed the firm’s annual promotion of associated includes accomplished lawyers with considerable legal skills, industry insights and practice experience

Among the lawyers elected include Owen Alexander, Morgan Brubaker, Aaron T. Chiu and Christopher J. Clark

According to the firm, each of the lawyers has “earned the confidence” of their clients and colleagues to become trusted advisers in their respective areas of practice.

Rich Trobman, chair and managing partner of Latham and Watkins, said: “I am incredibly proud of our new partners and counsel. Each of them has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to client service and a dedication to our culture of teamwork, innovation, and legal excellence.

“This dynamic and talented group of lawyers strengthens our firm and our ability to serve clients around the world in industries that are shaping the global economy. We look forward to their future successes and contributions to our clients and our firm.” 

Kathleen Walsh, chair of the firm’s associates committee, added: “Each of these lawyers enjoys tremendous respect from clients and colleagues alike for their legal expertise, drive, sector knowledge, and commercial acumen. Together, they exemplify the depth of Latham’s global platform.”

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