Katherine Larkin-Wong is an associate in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department.
She works with the Antitrust & Competition practice, representing clients on a full spectrum of issues, including: antitrust regulatory clearance of M&A transactions; civil and criminal cartel litigation; federal and state antitrust investigations; and other competition-related matters. She has represented US and global companies in cross-border transactions as well as non-US companies facing litigation in the United States.
Ms. Larkin-Wong has an active pro bono practice, having successfully represented clients in asylum, immigration and human trafficking cases. She has represented institutional pro bono clients, advising the Legal Aid Society – Employment Law Center and the micro-lending organization, FINCA.
Ms. Larkin-Wong is active with the American Bar Association's Commission on Women in the Profession and is an advisor to Diversity Lab’s Women in Law Hackathon, a collaboration of partners from 54 law firms with a goal of generating innovative ideas and solutions that will lead to greater retention and advancement of women in law firms. She is currently the immediate past president after serving for five years as president of Ms. JD, a national non-profit that supports aspiring and early-career women lawyers. Originally a law school blog, Ms. JD has grown into a national organization offering an international scholarship fund and the largest online directory of scholarships and resources for and about women in law.
Ms. Larkin-Wong frequently speaks and writes on issues related to women law students and millennial lawyers. She has been featured in Forbes Woman, The Glass Hammer, The American Bar Association's Woman Advocate, The National Journal, AmLaw Daily and Today’s Chicago Woman. Her speaking engagements have included the American Bar Association’s Annual Meeting, the University of Texas Center for Women in the Law’s Women in Power Summit, the National Association of Women Lawyers Annual Meeting and the Ark Group's Women Legal Conference.
While in law school, Ms. Larkin-Wong served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Judge Robert Patterson Jr., United States District Court, Southern District of New York.