Human Capital Business Partner

Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Human Resources
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $95,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $115,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Job ID

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

The Human Capital Business Partner is an integral part of Latham’s Human Capital & Talent team. This role will be responsible for implementing human capital strategies in actionable deliverables within practice offices or global functions, while championing colleague well-being and enabling a work environment that is equitable and offers fair treatment, transparency, inclusiveness, personal accountability, trust, and mutual respect. This role will be located in our New York office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Implementing Human Capital & Talent strategies, inclusive of engagement strategies, optimized performance, and professional development
  • Managing people-related projects, programs, and processes to ensure compliance and completion
  • Supporting department leadership with performance optimization efforts, including talent development and acquisition, resource management, and colleague training programs
  • Serving as a trusted advisor to office leadership and colleagues by providing advice and guidance across all human capital topics, inclusive of employee relations and policy adherence
  • Promoting effective work practices, working as a team member, and showing respect for co-workers

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of Human Resources functions
  • Exhibit the ability to work in a team environment with a best-in-class customer-service focus
  • Display effective communication skills, both written and verbal

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience  may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • A minimum of three (3) years of Human Resources Generalist experience
  • Experience advising, guiding, and supporting key stakeholders within a global matrixed organization
  • Experience in coordinating and managing complex employee relations matters

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:


  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


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.


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Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are. 

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Pay Range

USD $95,000.00 - USD $115,000.00 /Yr.


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