Weldon H. Latham
Senior Partner, Jackson Lewis LLP, Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Howard; J.D., Georgetown
B.A., Howard University; J.D., Georgetown. Weldon H. Latham is senior partner and the Practice Area Leader of the Corporate Diversity Counseling Group. He also practices...Continue Reading
B.A., Howard University; J.D., Georgetown. Weldon H. Latham is senior partner and the Practice Area Leader of the Corporate Diversity Counseling Group. He also practices in the firm's Government Relations, Government Contracts, and Corporate Law groups. Professor Latham represents a wide range of clients – Fortune 200 CEOs, other major corporations, minority businesses, and local governments – in such legal matters as crisis management and diversity representation, discrimination litigation, mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions, Federal legislative and regulatory matters, and government procurement. He serves as Chair, Deloitte & Touche Diversity Advisory Board; General Counsel, National Coalition of Minority Businesses (NCMB); and on the boards of the Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority, Georgetown University Law Center, and a NASDAQ wireless messaging technology company. He is a monthly columnist for the Diversity Journal and a frequent contributor to the MBE magazine. Mr. Latham previously served as Assistant General Counsel, White House Office of Management and Budget during the Ford Administration; as General Deputy Assistant Secretary of HUD during the Carter Administration; and as diversity advisor to President William Jefferson Clinton. Professor Latham earned a B.A. degree in Business Administration from Howard University, a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center, and an Executive Management Certificate from the Amos Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.