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September 24, 2015

What should I wear to work?

Our dress code is business casual — clothing that is comfortable, yet neat and professional. Remember, you represent the firm to visitors and clients. You should keep in your office appropriate professional attire in the event you are invited to attend court or client meetings. ...›

September 24, 2015

Does MoFo promote a diverse workplace?

We continuously work to attract, develop, and retain talented lawyers of diverse backgrounds. Read more about our commitment to diversity. For additional questions regarding our diversity initiatives, please contact Natalie Kernisant, our attorney diversity and inclusion manager, at (212) 336-4352 or nkernisant@mofo.com. ...›

September 24, 2015

Is there a review/evaluation process?

We devote substantial effort to our career development process, including feedback on participants’ performance. You will be given help to evaluate your strengths and identify your developmental needs — both informally and through formal reviews with your supervisors. ...›

September 24, 2015

How much partner contact is there? Are partners accessible?

All interns and trainees will have opportunities to work with partners. MoFo maintains an “open door” policy, which encourages interactions amongst all lawyers. The firm also holds social events and regular meetings to facilitate interaction among interns, trainees, paralegals, associates, partners, and other staff. ...›

September 24, 2015

What type of training programs do you provide?

We offer orientation and training programs specifically designed to help integrate interns and trainees into the Hong Kong office, the practices, and the firm. Trainees are also invited to attend regular practice group training sessions, and have access to the firm’s Knowledge Exchange and online training programs. ...›

September 24, 2015

What type of work can I expect to receive?

Interns and trainees are given as much responsibility as possible. Typical assignments include drafting correspondence, legal memoranda, meeting notes, and corporate documents, performing due diligence and legal research, attending client meetings, and participating in other transactional matters. The two-year training program includes work in at least three different practice areas (from among capital markets, mergers … Continue reading What type of work can I expect to receive? » ...›