Co-Chair and Managing Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Ora Fisher became Co-Chair and Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in 2018, where she leads strategic planning, client relations, and lateral partner recruitment. She joined the firm in 1991 and has held multiple leadership positions, including serving as Managing Partner of Latham's Silicon Valley office. Ora has also been recognized by the California Diversity Council and was named a Woman Worth Watching by Diversity Journal.
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
2021: Kumar Ravula, Jovanna Grant; 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
2021: Jesus Alcocer, Ana Andrade, Juliette Brezin, Allison Esquen-Roca, Nilam Faqhir, Capri Gaines, Gina Garrett, Don Izekor, Forrest Lin, Kevin Liu, Daniel Mozley, Wisdom Onwuchekwa-Banogu, Saloni Pant Yung-Hsiang Shih, Samantha Sosa, Sasha Yusuf; 2016: David Jean-Baptiste
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2020, 2016, 2015
Annual Meeting (2018)
Diversity Professional: Lauren Clairicia