DLA Piper 1L Summer Associate in Boston, Massachusetts

Summer Associate

DLA Piper's Boston office is accepting resumes of students who expect to complete the equivalent of two semesters of law school prior to the start of the 2017 summer program. Generally, we consider the top 1/4 to top 1/3 of law school classes. Other considerations include undergraduate record, prior work experience, and demonstrated motivation and ability. Please apply online and include a resume, transcript, writing sample and cover letter.

During the summer program, you'll experience days filled with client work and relationship-building opportunities. The capstone of the program is the summer associate retreat where summer associates have the opportunity to meet senior leadership, participate in training programs and bond with fellow summer associates from across the country.

LCLD Scholar

At DLA Piper, we are committed to creating a culture that is inclusive of all people, where everyone has an opportunity to succeed, and where pathways to success are transparent. Our commitment to diversity is key to our success and it defines who we are. As a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), DLA Piper is proud to offer two 1L students the opportunity to be LCLD Scholars and to participate in our 2017 summer program as summer associates. These openings can be filled in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Northern California, Philadelphia, or Washington, DC. If you would like to be considered for the LCLD Scholars Program, please apply online and include a diversity statement, resume, transcript, writing sample and cover letter. The application deadline for the LCLD Scholars Program is February 13, 2017.

If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Joel Shulman at mailto:joel.shulman@dlapiper.com (however, please do not send application materials directly to Joel).

DLA Piper LLP (US) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or Protected Veteran status.

Job Requirements:

Current first year law students who expect to complete the equivalent of two semesters of law school prior to the start of the 2017 Summer Program.