Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Litigation Summer Fellow Program provides bright, motivated law students an opportunity for hands on training and an unforgettable experience. We provide the right training, experiences and mentoring to help you build a strong foundation for a rewarding career.
Our nationally ranked Litigation Department is uniquely positioned to prepare emerging talent to develop into future legal leaders. Our practice groups include: Bankruptcy, Class Action, Commercial Litigation, Construction, Government Contracts, Intellectual Property, Products Liability & Complex Tort, Securities and Financial Litigation and Trade Secrets.
This full-time, paid Summer Fellow Program offers a strong educational component supported by practical learning opportunities. Fellows work hand-in-hand with Seyfarth attorneys, who are dedicated to ensuring their continued professional development. A team of partner and associate mentors will also provide individualized feedback and coaching.
A specialized litigation curriculum will help bridge the gap between your academic and experiential learning. Fellows will work on client matters and projects, and will gain practical experience by attending depositions, court appearances, and client meetings.
Substantive educational programs include:
•Law Firm Governance & Economics
Targeted candidates have:
• Completed their 1st year of law school (expected JD - May 2020);
• Demonstrated academic achievement at the law school level;
• Completed a course in litigation law or shown a demonstrated interest in the area (e.g., law review article, certificate program, work experience, or other activities); and
• A strong desire to develop a litigation practice upon graduation.
If you are interested in our Summer Fellow Program, please submit an application packet that includes the following:
• A cover letter;
• A resume (GPA and/or Class Rank is required)
• A writing sample; and
• An official or unofficial transcript.
If you have questions concerning the position or application process, please contact Jessica Girouard, Legal Recruiting Coordinator for our Washington, D.C. office.
About Seyfarth Shaw
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 900 attorneys serving clients across the globe. Seyfarth regularly receives top honors for our innovative approach to legal services, our top-notch lawyers and our culture.
Seyfarth is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We invite you to discover why Seyfarth is recognized worldwide for its innovation. Come experience the Seyfarth difference.
For more information about Seyfarth Shaw, visit us online at: www.seyfarth.com.
About Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Seyfarth Shaw LLP provides thoughtful, strategic, practical legal counsel to client companies and legal teams of all sizes. With more than 850 attorneys in the U.S., London, Shanghai, Melbourne and Sydney, we offer a national platform and an international gateway to serve your changing business and legal needs in litigation, employment, corporate, real estate and employee benefits.