Client Events Specialist

Location : Location
Additional Location(s)
Business Development
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $70,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $80,000.00/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 Client Events Specialist is an integral part of Latham’s Events team and is responsible for supporting events, seminars, and conferences, while supporting multiple event projects in collaboration with other team members from initial conception to onsite execution. This role will be located in either our Chicago or Houston office.  Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. This role will require travel. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:


  • Ensuring goals and objectives of department are met while ensuring that all tasks and duties completed are done within the firm’s set guidelines and policies
  • Proactively coordinating various aspects of the event lifecycle, including planning meetings, checklists, budgets, expense processing, vendor management, onsite and virtual platform management, data management, and post-event analysis
  • Keeping consistent and accurate records of market event data for reporting and tracking purposes
  • Curating targeted invitations lists for each event, working closely with stakeholders and e-marketing team
  • Researching venues for dinners, social gatherings, and other events


We’d love to hear from you if you:


  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail, even under pressure
  • Display superior organizational skills to manage multiple events at one time
  • Possess the ability to work with staff and manage client expectations


And have:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of three years’ experience at a professional services organization
  • Experience with Cvent

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.


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 $70,000.00 - USD $80,000.00 /Yr.


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