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June 24, 2015

What types of training programs do you provide for summer associates?

Each office offers a number of orientation and training programs specifically designed for summer associates to help integrate you into the office, the practice, and the firm. During the summer, you also will be invited to attend regular practice group training sessions, and you will have access to the firm’s Knowledge Exchange and online training … Continue reading What types of training programs do you provide for summer associates? » ...›

June 24, 2015

How diverse is MoFo?

We take pride in promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that lawyers with different backgrounds, interests, and experiences working together arrive at better answers and offer fresher perspectives. Read more about the firm’s commitment to diversity. For additional questions regarding our diversity initiatives, please contact Natalie Kernisant, our Director Attorney Diversity and Inclusion, at (212) … Continue reading How diverse is MoFo? » ...›

June 24, 2015

How much partner contact is there? Are partners accessible?

All summer associates will have the opportunity work with partners. MoFo maintains an open-door policy which encourages interaction among all lawyers. There also are many social events that take place over the summer that provide opportunities to meet partners. ...›

June 24, 2015

How does the review/evaluation process work?

Summer associates receive scheduled informal feedback midsummer and a formal evaluation at the end of summer. Attorneys are also encouraged to provide informal feedback to summer associates after each project throughout the summer. ...›

June 24, 2015

What type of work can I expect to receive? Can summer associates work on pro bono matters?

As a summer associate, you will receive assignments that we consider appropriate for first- and second-year associates, including legal research; drafting legal memoranda, court papers, and corporate documents; performing due diligence; and participating in other transactional and litigation matters. We recognize the importance of giving back to our communities and one of our most important … Continue reading What type of work can I expect to receive? Can summer associates work on pro bono matters? » ...›

June 24, 2015

What should I wear to work?

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

June 24, 2015

Can I receive assignments from all practice areas, or just one practice area?

Based on the office and your practice area interest(s), you may be assigned to a specific practice group. In offices where summer associates are not assigned to a specific practice group, we encourage you to use the summer to explore your interests. If, during the summer, you develop an area of interest, you may specify … Continue reading Can I receive assignments from all practice areas, or just one practice area? » ...›