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Houston

Summer Associate
Houston

Job Number: 1819

Arnold & Porter’s Houston office is seeking applications for the 2022 US Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2022 and will graduate from law school in Winter 2022 or Spring 2023. Arnold & Porter is renowned for its commitment to excellence, multidisciplinary approach, deep industry knowledge, diverse and inclusive culture, and a dedication to pro bono and public service. Our summer program will immerse you in the values that shape our firm and drive the highest level of legal excellence in service to our clients and commitment to social justice. These values lead us to seek intellectually curious, driven, collegial, and collaborative candidates with outstanding academic credentials and interpersonal skills. We also consider candidates’ professionally related experience and activities, personal references, and participation in law review, journals, and clinical legal work. If you are interested in joining a firm with an abiding devotion to these core values and individual qualities, we hope you will apply.

We encourage students who attend law schools where Arnold & Porter conducts on-campus interviews to apply via their law school's on-campus interview application process. The list of law schools can be found here.

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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Amanda Leslie, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting, at +1 202.942.5717. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.


New York

Real Estate Associate - Third-Year Law Student Real Estate
New York

Job Number: 1925

Arnold & Porter is seeking entry-level associates (JD 2022) to join the Real Estate Practice Group in the New York office in fall 2022. Ideal applicants have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, and a demonstrated interest in real estate work.

Arnold & Porter's Real Estate practice is one of the most recognized and distinguished in the United States, focusing on all aspects of real estate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and other real estate property transactions, as well as loan originations, loan restructurings and secondary market transactions. Our practice covers all asset types, including office, retail, hospitality, multi-family, industrial and mixed-use properties.

Applicants must currently be eligible to become licensed to practice law in New York.

We are not accepting submissions from search firms for this opening.

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Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.


Seoul

Legal Intern
Seoul

Arnold & Porter is an international firm with more than 1,000 lawyers working in 14 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. We have more than 30 practice areas spanning a broad spectrum of legal practice, and our trainee lawyers have the opportunity to interact with experts across multiple fields and gain a wide range of hands-on experience. In addition, our attorneys and trainee lawyers are encouraged to participate in the Firm’s vibrant pro bono practice.
 
Arnold & Porter's office in Seoul, South Korea provides counsel to a range of clients with respect to cross-border intellectual property, M&A, export control, US litigation, antitrust, international arbitration, and international trade matters. Our team in Seoul provides counsel to some of Korea's top companies before US federal and state courts and in arbitration, as well as advising on their operations in the United States and other international markets.
 
The Arnold & Porter Seoul Office Intern Program is designed to allow interns to understand firsthand the variety of services that our attorneys provide for their clients. Under the supervision of the attorneys in our Seoul office, interns will work on a variety of tasks including but not limited to, observing law firm practice, and learning about various legal proceedings and transactions. Interns may attend firm seminars and training programs on legal issues and international legal issues, and actively observe cases in their areas of practice, including attending client meetings, hearings, strategy sessions and reviewing relevant case documents. Interns may also undertake legal research. The firm hires interns throughout the year. Interns spend approximately three months at the firm and receive a monthly stipend.

Applicants must have obtained or must be pursuing a JD degree from an ABA accredited program at a US law school with fluent oral and written English and Korean language skills.  Ideal applicants should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, and participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities. We are only able to consider applicants who hold a South Korean residency status or valid work permit in South Korea, and are able to physically work in our Seoul office.

Applicants for the November 2021-January 2022 or December 2021-February 2022 Seoul Office Intern Program should send a cover letter, resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample in English to Amanda Leslie, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting, at recruitingasia@arnoldporter.com.

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Shanghai

Legal Intern
Shanghai
Arnold & Porter is a 1,000+ lawyer firm with 14 offices in the US, Belgium, China, Germany, Korea, and the UK. The firm has sophisticated transactional and litigation capabilities, renowned regulatory expertise, and market-leading multidisciplinary practices. For more information about our firm, please visit our website: https://www.arnoldporter.com.

Our Shanghai office was established in 1998 and currently has a team of talented legal professionals and support staff from the U.S. and China, serving both international and PRC clients.

We are seeking qualified Interns to join our Shanghai legal team:

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Interns are expected to work with a team of senior legal consultants and attorneys on matters in corporate, life science, compliance, and international arbitration practice areas.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
- Undergraduate or graduate students from a top Chinese law school; Interns are expected to graduate in 2022 or 2023.
- Native fluency in Chinese with a high level of English proficiency;
- Diligent, self-motivated, team player, good organizational and communication skills;
- Experience as an intern at a foreign or top PRC law firm is a plus; and
- Interns require the commitment of working at least 4 days a week for three months.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications and resumes in English and Chinese will be accepted by Jade Huang, by email only (jade.huang@arnoldporter.com). Please state in your email subject line: “AP Internship – University – Name”.
 

Arnold & Porter is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Our firm's equal opportunity policy applies to all employment practices and terms and conditions, including, without limitation, recruitment, employment, assignment, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, disciplinary action and terminations. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Arnold & Porter maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Washington, DC

Government Contracts & National Security Associate - Entry-Level Government Contracts and National Security
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1981

Arnold & Porter’s Government Contracts & National Security Practice Group is seeking an entry-level associate (JD 2022) for the Washington, D.C. office.

Arnold & Porter’s Chambers/Legal 500 Band 1 (market leading) Government Contracts & National Security team has a broad mix of litigation, investigation, export control, cybersecurity, mergers and acquisition, and counseling work. Some examples of the group’s recent work include: litigating a contract award challenge for SpaceX related to the National Security Space Launch program; and handling the legal aspects of the substantial Sanofi, Pfizer, and AstraZeneca COVID vaccine agreements with the United States. The work is exciting, often quite relevant to ongoing world issues, and fast paced. Due to the nature of the work and composition of the group, associates receive significant opportunities for responsibility at a very junior level.

Qualified applicants for this position should have a record of outstanding academic achievement, superior writing and analytical skills, relevant work experience, participation in law review, journals, clinical legal work, and/or extracurricular activities, and have demonstrated an interest in government contracts law.  All applicants should have excellent academic credentials and references.

Applicants must currently be licensed, or currently be eligible to become licensed, to practice law in Washington, D.C.

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We are not accepting submissions from search firms for this opening.


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Amanda Leslie, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting, at +1 202.942.5717. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.




Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP endeavors to make www.arnoldporter.com accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Amanda Leslie, Firmwide Director of Attorney Recruiting, at +1 202.942.5717. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

For our EEO Policy Statement, please click here. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click EEO is the LAW and the Supplement poster.

Arnold & Porter is an EO Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.