Vice Chair, Latham & Watkins LLP
Brad Kotler was elected Vice Chair of Latham & Watkins in 2018. He was previously Managing Partner of the firm's Chicago office and Global Vice Chair of the Finance Department, and served on the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, Recruiting Committee, and Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee.
Diversity initiatives at Latham include the Women Enriching Business Committee, global affinity groups, and advancement and leadership development programs like the Diversity Leadership Academy. The firm has also been named a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion, a Best Law Firm for Women, and an American Lawyer A-List firm.
Joined LCLD 2014
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2020: Joseph De Leon, Jennifer Yoon; 2019: Brittany Ruiz, Kamilah Alexander; 2018: Aaron Chiu, Jennifer Kent; 2017: Jessica Bratten, Kyle Anthony DeThomas; 2016: David Ikenna Adams, Andrea Sung
1L Scholars Program
2016: David Jean-Baptiste
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015
Annual Meeting (2018)
Diversity Professional: Lauren Clairicia