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Perkins Coie LLP 2024 2L Summer Associate - New York in New York, New York

Job Description: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 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. Applicants interested in Patent Prosecution must be admitted to or be eligible to sit for the Patent Bar and must add undergraduate and graduate school transcripts to the listed required documents. Patent Prosecution candidates for the New York office must have a degree in engineering and/or a related field. Patent Litigation candidates for the New York office must have a degree in electrical engineering, computer science, physics and/or a related field. This position is not benefits-eligible; however, paid holidays are available. Monthly compensation for California, New York, and Washington State is $17,917.04Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination.