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1L and 2L Summer Associate Programs

Our nearly 300 attorneys and dedicated staff are committed to professional excellence, collaboration, open mindedness, and innovation—all cornerstones of our success. We encourage people who share these values to consider joining our growing firm.

1L and 2L Summer Associate Programs

Program Insights

Check out the videos below to hear some of our former participants describe their experience.

Jen Cruz

Barclay Damon’s summer associate positions offer real-world experience in a fast-paced environment. Participants work with attorneys and other professionals on active client matters and participate in significant  training and professional networking.

We have our pioneering Diversity 1L Summer Associate Program, which involves paid internships for first-year law students from groups historically underrepresented within the legal profession. We also have our paid 2L Summer Associate Program, which focuses on providing legal training in specific practice areas for a work experience that closely mirrors what can be expected during their first few years of practice as an associate.

Available Opportunities

Diversity, Equity& Inclusion

From our award-winning pro bono program and our celebrated Women’s Forum to our Diversity Leadership Teams and our innovative Diversity 1L Summer Associate Program, we work to create a supportive firm culture where every individual is respected and has the opportunity to excel. We also work to support diversity and inclusion within the legal profession and in the communities we serve.

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In recognizing the unique challenges women attorneys face, Barclay Damon has created a specific initiative dedicated to their empowerment and success in the workplace. Barclay Damon's Women's Forum provides a platform for women to encourage, mentor, and champion each other in areas such as leadership development, client development, professional development, and marketing.

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