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 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2021: Jason Ewart: 2020: Anne Robinson; 2019: Hilary Shalla; 2018: Jennifer Barry; 2017: Laura Bauer; 2016: Kevin Andrew Chambers; 2015: Manu Gayatrinath 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
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
Scholars hosted: 
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)

Members: Ora Fisher, Richard Trobman, Brad Kotler 

Diversity Professional: Lauren Clairicia