Latham makes record 31 partner promotions

Latham & Watkins LLP is to promote 31 lawyers to its partnership in the largest partnership class in the firm’s history.

The group will be promoted as of 1 January and includes 29 associates and two counsel elected to partner, representing all five of the firm’s departments and 12 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia.

The majority of the promotions were in the US, where 24 associates (eight of which are in the Los Angeles office) and two counsel will be promoted.

Two associates will win promotion in London – corporate finance and capital markets specialist Jacques McChesney and corporate finance and securities law specialist Jocelyn Seitzman.