McDermott Will & Emery LLP has been recognized as the Top Firm to Work For in both The American Lawyer and Vault 2022 rankings. Thats because we put your career on the fast track from day one, helping you hone your legal skills through meaningful work and powerful mentorship.
As part of our ongoing commitment to be #AlwaysBetter for our people, clients and communities, we have created a culture of belonging that champions your individuality and authenticity as both a person and a lawyer. From our top-rated summer program to our award-winning professional development offerings and industry-leading wellness initiatives, we support you through every stage of your life and careerso you can live a life you love both in and outside of the office.
As part of McDermotts longstanding commitment to promoting a more diverse law firm, we are proud to offer our 1L Diversity Fellowship Program in our Washington, D.C. office. The 1L Diversity Fellow will be included in all aspects of the McDermott Summer Associate Program, including extensive training, networking, integration and social opportunities. Diversity Fellows will be paired with both a Partner and Associate mentor to provide guidance during the summer and throughout the school year.
In addition to a weekly salary of $4,134, our 1L Diversity Fellows will receive a $15,000 scholarship toward their law school education at the completion of the 2023 Summer Program. Diversity Fellows who successfully complete the 1L fellowship program are also eligible to earn an offer to return as a 2024 Summer Associate.
We welcome applications from students who are members of historically under-represented groups in the legal profession who are enrolled at ABA- accredited law schools with:
At this time we are not asking you to provide any information about your current vaccination status, whether you would seek a medical or religious accommodation to the policy, or for any other medical information. We are only notifying you of the policy if you are interested in moving forward with the application process.
*Policy applies to locations where local ordinances do not prevent COVID-19 vaccination mandates.
McDermott Will & Emery LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran).