Summer associates work on a wide range of challenging legal assignments comparable to those of junior associates, typically including legal research, analysis and drafting. Summer associates are invited to attend depositions, mediations, deal closings, client meetings, trials and other professional activities and events. We also offer opportunities for our summer associates to engage in pro bono work. Perkins Coie seeks summer associates who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership in and service to the community, and dedication to excellence in the legal profession. Candidates must be currently enrolled students in good standing pursuing the degree of Juris Doctor at an ABA-accredited law school. The New York office is currently only seeking applications from candidates interested in Trademark and Trust & Estates/Personal Planning.
The application process will require and prompt you to attach your resume, law school transcripts, a writing sample (10-page max), and a cover letter explaining your areas of interest and geographical preference. If you are applying for the 2L Diversity Fellowship, you will also need to attach a personal statement. To learn more about the Diversity Fellowship, including eligibility criteria, click here.
This position is not benefits-eligible; however, paid holidays are available. Monthly compensation for California, New York, and Washington State is $17,917.04
- Deposition (Geology)