Summer Associate
New York, NY 
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Job Description

At Seyfarth, we understand that great people are the key to our success, and we provide the opportunities to match. If you join us, you'll work with state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and professional environment, and we will continue to invest in your professional development. If you want the freedom to grow at a firm that is invested in your future, keep reading.

 

THE OPPORTUNITY:

We have an exciting opportunity for 2Ls to join our summer program as a Summer Fellow.

 

Our summer program offers a strong educational component supported by practical learning opportunities. Fellows work hand-in-hand with Seyfarth partners, who are dedicated to ensuring their continued professional development. A team of partner and associate mentors will also provide individualized feedback and coaching.

 

THE DAY-TO-DAY:

As a Summer Fellow, you are given the opportunity to work alongside our attorneys on real client work.  A specialized curriculum tailored to your specific Department will help bridge the gap between your academic and experiential learning. Fellows will also work on actual client cases and projects, and will have the opportunity to attend client meetings.  Fellows will also gain practical experience by shadowing attorneys on a variety of deals and cases in order to enhance your learning in the substantive course areas.

 

YOU HAVE:

  • One year of law school under your belt and expect your JD in May 2022;
  • Demonstrated academic achievement at the law school level;
  • An appreciation for collaboration and teamwork; and
  • An interest in a specific practice area, evidenced by coursework, certificate programs, and prior work experience.

 

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

Our fellows are given the opportunity to develop robust, hands-on skills that build upon and complement their formal law school education through:

  • A specialized training curriculum, including substantive seminars on important legal topics
  • Training in ethics, client service, marketing, legal writing, communications, and finance taught by leading practitioners from throughout the firm
  • Practical learning opportunities, including attending depositions, court appearances, closings and client meetings
  • Cutting-edge legal work on active cases and client projects

 

We are proud to be an influential leader in inclusion and diversity. The firm has been recognized for our efforts by the Human Rights Campaign, Working Mother magazine, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association. We are Mansfield 2.0 certified, a reflection of our ongoing commitment to advancing candidates from underrepresented groups.

 

MORE ABOUT SEYFARTH:

With more than 900 lawyers across 17 Offices, Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides advisory, litigation, and transactional legal services to clients worldwide. Learn more about The Seyfarth Experience at .

 

Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

 

To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster here.

 

Seyfarth is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

This position is based in New York, NY, 10018-1405.



Seyfarth Shaw is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Seyfarth Shaw maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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