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Latham & Watkins partner Lisa Watts, left, who replaces Ora Fisher as vice chair of the firm, right. Courtesy photos Latham & Watkins partner Lisa Watts, left, who replaces Ora Fisher as vice-chair of the firm, right. Courtesy photos

Latham & Watkins has selected a new leader to help steer the firm into a post-pandemic world.

The firm on Friday said New York partner Lisa Watts, an executive committee member and 22-year veteran of Latham, will succeed Ora Fisher as vice chair, effective immediately. Fisher, who has been with the firm almost 30 years and was the first woman to serve as vice-chair, is retiring.

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Andrew Maloney

I'm a Chicago-based reporter covering the business of law, focusing on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications. Reach out: [email protected]    

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