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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/17/2017

Contact: Lauren DiTullio

617-778-1944

Latham & Watkins Joins as BBA Sponsor Firm

The Boston Bar Association (BBA) is proud to welcome Latham & Watkins LLP as a sponsor firm, supporting the BBA’s mission to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, and serve the community at large.

Latham & Watkins’ Boston office has more than 60 lawyers who are dedicated to helping clients succeed. Well connected in the Boston market, the firm focuses on the business community, working with clients throughout their lifecycle, from startups to major corporations, in industries including biotechnology, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, cleantech, communications, consumer products and more. Latham & Watkins specializes in resolving complex business challenges and building business strategies with their clients.

With more than 30 offices globally, Latham & Watkins employs a “one-firm” philosophy, with no headquarters and firm management spread across different countries and practice areas. The firm has several initiatives in place to increase diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, with a firm-wide Diversity Leadership Committee, Women Enriching Business (WEB) Committee, and a Multicultural Promotion & Attainment Coalition.

“We are pleased to join the Boston Bar Association. With close ties to the Boston legal community, we welcome the opportunity to collaborate and advance industry efforts,” Hans Brigham, managing partner in Latham & Watkins’ Boston office, said.

In addition to providing expert legal counsel to industry professionals, Latham & Watkins shares the Boston Bar’s deep commitment to serving the community. Between 2000 and 2016, Latham & Watkins provided approximately 3 million pro bono hours in free legal services to underserved individuals and families.

To learn more about Latham & Watkins, please visit https://www.lw.com/.

 

The Boston Bar Association traces its origins to meetings convened by John Adams, who provided pro bono representation to the British soldiers prosecuted for the Boston Massacre and went on to become the nation’s second president. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, serve the community at large and promote diversity and inclusion.