Description:

Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.'s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee.

The Firm is ranked in the First Tier nationally in the category of Labor and Employment Litigation, as well as in both Employment Law and Labor Law on behalf of Management, in the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”.

Summer Associate
For over 60 years, Jackson Lewis P.C. has been dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law and is one of the fastest growing workplace law firms in the U.S., with over 950 attorneys practicing in major cities nationwide.

We are recruiting summer associates who have a demonstrated interested in labor and employment law, excellent academic credentials, and strong extracurricular activities.

We strive to provide our Summer Associate with a realistic understanding of what it is like to practice law at Jackson Lewis. The Summer Associate will be encouraged to assume significant responsibility and will be exposed to a broad range of practice areas and professional experiences. In addition to legal research and writing assignments, the Summer Associate will have the opportunity to attend significant events related to the cases to which he/she is assigned, such as depositions, court hearings, arbitrations and client meetings. Our attorneys are committed to ensuring the Summer Associate receives feedback on his/her work product and they will take time to help the Summer Associate better understand what it takes to be a successful attorney at our firm. In addition, we sponsor social events during the summer that will allow the Summer Associate to interact with our attorneys.

Hiring Criteria include:
  • Successful completion of one or two years of law school
  • Outstanding academic credentials; top third of class
  • Interest in labor and employment law
  • Solid legal research, writing and decision-making skills
  • Ability to think critically and problem-solve
  • Ability to read and understand complex legal documents
  • Strong persuasion skills