McDermott Will & Emery LLP is doing Big Law better by fostering your dream career in a warm, inclusive environment. Weve been recognized as Vaults #1 Law Firm for Associate Satisfaction for three consecutive years (2022-2024) and are a Top Workplaces winner in five national categories.
Our focus on career acceleration begins on day one, with every employee receiving personalized guidance, structured mentorship and confidential career coaching. Youll become part of our award-winning culture, which prioritizes authenticity and happiness. And youll enjoy our industry-leading approach to compensation and benefits. We support your physical, mental, and emotional health and were the first firm to offer billable hours for wellness. Plus, lawyers and staff professionals receive generous compensation packages; our individual merit-based system enabled 65% of our associates to earn above the Cravath scale in 2022.
Join our community and discover how your career and life can be #AlwaysBetter at McDermott.
As part of McDermotts longstanding commitment to promoting a more equitable & inclusive law firm, we are proud to offer our 1L Inclusion Fellowship Program in our Boston office.
We welcome applications from any law student who is enrolled at ABA-accredited law schools with:
We will accept applications on a rolling basis beginning November 15, 2023. Students must apply through our web application portal in order to be considered. Please submit your resume, writing sample, cover letter (indicating practice area(s) of interest), undergraduate transcript and law school transcript (if it is available to you at the time), and a personal statement of 750 words or less that narrates how your life journey or resilience in the face of obstacles has shaped your dedication to promoting justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion.