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Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP Summer Associate 2020 - New York in NEW YORK, New York

Summer Associate 2020 - New York


The New York office of Squire Patton Boggs is looking for an outstanding second-year law student to join our diverse 2020 Summer Associate Program. We are looking for an individual who will honor our commitment to diversity and inclusion, pushing our firm and the legal profession to continue making progress toward broader inclusion of the talents that women and underrepresented groups bring to the table.

About Us

We are recognized among the most global law firms by The American Lawyer. With 47 offices across 20 countries, we represent nearly one third of all the Fortune 500 and FTSE 350 companies. It’s an exciting time to be part of our future, and we need talented individuals who want to help us build our firm and serve clients around the world!

Academic and Professional Qualifications

•Rising 2L student at an ABA-approved law school.

•Record of outstanding academic achievement. Preference given to the top 25% of class or GPA of 3.5 and above.

•Work experience prior to law school is valued very highly.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Successful candidates exhibit an inherent drive to learn and ambition to succeed. They are well-rounded and personable team players who look to take initiative early on and throughout their legal career. We seek candidates whose personal drive, legal acumen, rich experience and approach to client service will make them trusted advisors to clients and valuable colleagues. Adaptability, interest in our firm, discretion, and the ability to approach challenges thoughtfully and creatively are additional key indicators of success.

Additional skillsets:

•Excellence in legal research and writing is paramount.

•Possess excellent communication skills.

•Demonstrated leadership ability and a commitment to team success and integrity are highly valued, as is sound judgment.

•Foreign language skills and multicultural experience prior to law school are a plus.

How to Apply

Please apply online and be prepared to submit your resume, a cover letter explaining your interest in practicing law, your undergraduate and first-year law school transcripts, and a writing sample (10 pages max). Please include a cover page with your writing sample that describes the piece you are submitting and how you may have modified it from its original format.

*If you wish to be considered for multiple offices, please apply online using the job posting link for your preferred office and express interest in other offices hosting summer programs in your cover letter. You do not need to apply multiple times.

Squire Patton Boggs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion or creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other condition protected by applicable law. This non-discrimination policy applies to all aspects of employment.

Job Ref: NYsum2020