Job Posting Title
Labor and Employment Summer Fellow - Boston
Job Description Summary
You are a bright, motivated, successful law student. You know that shaping the nation’s labor and employment laws and being recognized as a leader in your field is how you picture your future. Seyfarth Shaw can provide you with the right training, experiences and mentoring to help you build a strong foundation for a rewarding career.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is uniquely positioned to groom emerging talent and places enormous importance on developing future legal leaders. Our practice groups include: Business Immigration; Complex Discrimination Litigation; Employment Litigation & Counseling; Environmental, Safety & Toxic Torts; ERISA Litigation; International L&E; Labor & Employee Relations; OFCCP & Affirmative Action Compliance; and Wage & Hour Litigation.
This full-time, paid summer fellowship experience offers a strong educational component supported by practical learning opportunities. Fellows work hand-in-hand with Seyfarth partners, who are dedicated to ensuring their continued professional development. A team of partner and associate mentors will also provide individualized feedback and coaching.
A specialized labor and employment curriculum will help bridge the gap between your academic and experiential learning. Fellows will also work on actual client cases and projects, and will gain practical experience by attending depositions, court appearances, and client meetings.
Substantive educational programs include:
• Wage & Hour Litigation
• Legal Writing
• Class and Collective Actions
• Traditional Labor
• Law Firm Governance & Economics
Targeted candidates have:
• Completed their 2nd year of law school (expected JD - May 2019);
• Demonstrated academic achievement at the law school level;
• Completed a course in labor and employment law or shown a demonstrated interest in the area (e.g., law review article, certificate program, work experience, or other activities); and
• A strong desire to develop a labor and employment practice upon graduation.
If you are interested in our Summer Fellow Program, please submit an application packet that includes the following:
• A cover letter;
• A resume (GPA and/or Class Rank is Required);
• A writing sample;
• A letter of recommendation; and
• An official or unofficial transcript.
If you have questions concerning the position or application process, please contact Legal Recruiting Coordinator, Jessica Girouard, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Seyfarth Shaw
Seyfarth Shaw LLP is an international, full-service law firm with more than 900 attorneys serving clients across the globe. Seyfarth regularly receives top honors for our innovative approach to legal services, our top-notch lawyers and our culture.
Seyfarth is an influential leader in diversity. The firm has been recognized for nine consecutive years in the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. We have been named one of the “Best Law Firms for Women” by Working Mother seven years in a row, and we have been honored with the Thomas L. Sager Award for Diversity by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
At Seyfarth, we value diversity and provide equal opportunities to all qualified applicants. We invite you to discover why Seyfarth is recognized worldwide for its innovation. Come experience the Seyfarth difference
For more information about Seyfarth Shaw, visit us online at: www.seyfarth.com.