Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking a Pricing & Profitability Intern to join our dynamic team in our Global Services office in downtown Los Angeles. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.
ABOUT LATHAM & WATKINS
Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As an intern in the Pricing & Profitability team, you will work side-by-side with members of the team and perform the critical functions that drive strategic and profitable growth for the firm. As an intern, you will be trained on the financial concepts and analyses that determine how business decisions are made in a world-class professional services organization. In addition to a first-hand view into the pricing tactics and strategy utilized for client pursuit, you will also participate in developing strategic solutions for key pricing challenges.
Other key responsibilities include:
Reviewing and tracking daily pricing proposals and capturing critical qualitative and quantitative information for entry into an internal database
Updating and maintaining the Firm’s client agreement database, reviewing rate agreements and contracts for key clients, and summarizing engagement terms
Supporting day-to-day pricing team functions such as rate lookup, financial modelling, and profitability analysis
Participating in ongoing skill building programs including Excel, Modelling, Business Objects, and more!
Assisting the team on specific internal/external pricing projects and initiatives
Meeting regularly with your assigned mentor and Career Services Coach.
Participating in regular feedback and goal setting conversations
We would love to hear from you if you are optimistic, adaptable, naturally ambitious, focused on learning, and highly motivated; and you can demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and a customer-centric mind-set.
Applicants are graduating juniors/seniors currently enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program, preferably pursuing a degree in either business, economics, finance, or political science.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also receive a generous and competitive total compensation package. The salary for this role is $30/hour.
As an intern in our Global Services office, you will have access to:
Wellness programs (e.g. membership to HeadSpace, mental health services, well-being events, an on-site well-being clinic, etc.)
Professional Development programs
Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.
Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.
Latham & Watkins LLP is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our employees and partners, their families, and members of our community against COVID-19. Accordingly, the Firm requires all partners and employees based in the United States to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees must present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination at the time that a conditional offer of employment is made. This policy is mandatory except for employees with a documented legally permissible exemption for not receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Latham & Watkins LLP will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO).
Latham & Watkins, an international law firm, advises the businesses and institutions that power the global economy. Our professional staff and paralegals support our lawyers to provide high quality and impactful work for our clients and the world around us. At Latham & Watkins, you belong as you are.