Chair and Managing Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
Richard Trobman became Co-Chair and Managing Partner of Latham & Watkins in 2018. He was previously Vice Chair of the firm and served on the Associates and Women Enriching Business committees. Richard joined the firm in 1991 and has worked in the Los Angeles, New York, and London offices.
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
2022: Nathan Davis; 2021: Jason Ewart: 2020: Anne Robinson; 2019: Hilary Shalla; 2018: Jennifer Barry; 2017: Laura Bauer; 2016: Kevin Andrew Chambers; 2015: Manu Gayatrinath
2022: Jasmine Joseph, Harrison White; 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