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Chicago

Summer Associate
Chicago

Job Number: 1140

The Chicago office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020.  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.

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Houston

Summer Associate
Houston

Job Number: 1142

The Houston office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020.  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.

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London

Junior International Arbitration Associate Litigation – International Arbitration
London

Job Number:  1176

The London office of Arnold & Porter is accepting applications for a junior associate position in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 US, The Legal 500 UK, Global Arbitration Review, International Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers who have a minimum of one year of investor-State and/or commercial international arbitration experience, preferably at a large law firm.  The position will provide the associate with opportunities to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals. 

Qualified applicants must excellent academic credentials and writing skills.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.  Although post-graduate qualification is an advantage, it is not required.  Trainees who will obtain post-graduate qualifications in the near future are eligible to apply. 

Applicants should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample to Sandra Felmingham, Director of Administration, at Sandra.Felmingham@arnoldporter.com. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to contact Sandra Felmingham.

London International Arbitration Clerkship
London

Job Number:  751

The London office of Arnold & Porter is pleased to invite applicants for clerkship roles in the International Arbitration group. 

Arnold & Porter’s International Arbitration group is one of the largest and most experienced in the world, as highlighted in Chambers USA, Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 US, The Legal 500 UK, Global Arbitration Review, International Legal Alliance Summit, and US News & World Report, among other publications.  Our group acts as counsel on international commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations, representing both Sovereign States and investors, and is made up of a diverse mix of lawyers from a range of cultural and legal backgrounds.

Our London group is looking to engage motivated lawyers and law students who are interested in pursuing a career in international arbitration.  The program offers clerks the chance to work on market-leading arbitrations with a market-leading team, assisting counsel in preparing robust cases for determination by international tribunals.  Arbitration clerks will be paid a competitive salary and awarded a (non-renewable) three or six-month contract. 

Applicants for the International Arbitration Clerkship should have graduated from a law degree (or have completed the requisite steps to graduate), and although post-graduate qualifications and an academic or working knowledge of arbitration are an advantage, these are not required.  Applicants must be fluent in written and spoken English, and fluency in other languages is an advantage.  Applicants must have the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. 

Applicants for the Clerkship program should send a cover letter (the cover letter should indicate on what basis the applicant has the right to live and work in the United Kingdom), resume, and law school transcripts to the London Clerkship Committee. Should candidates wish to ask any questions before applying, they are encouraged to contact Sandra Felmingham at Sandra.Felmingham@arnoldporter.com.

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Los Angeles

Summer Associate
Los Angeles

Job Number: 1143

The Los Angeles office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020.  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.

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New York

Summer Associate
New York

Job Number: 1139

The New York office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020.  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.

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San Francisco

Summer Associate
San Francisco

Job Number: 1144

The San Francisco office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020.  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.

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Silicon Valley

Patent Litigation Summer Associate
Silicon Valley

Job Number: 1145

The Silicon Valley office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020. Ideal applicants should have a technical background, a demonstrated interest in IP litigation, 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. An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering or Life Sciences is preferred.

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Washington, DC

Summer Associate
Washington, DC

Job Number: 1138

The Washington, DC office is seeking applications for the 2019 Summer Associate Program from current law students who will have completed two years of law school by the summer of 2019 and graduate from law school in Winter 2019/Spring 2020.  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.

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