Law Students

Our summer program provides you with the opportunity to do real work for real clients.

Life at WilmerHale

Summer Associate Blogs

Our summer program promises challenging assignments, practical training and opportunities to work and socialize with many of our lawyers. Through these blogs, WilmerHale summer associates offer a candid look at the firm as they experienced it in 2019 (the summer program was virtual in 2020 and 2021). Learn More

Investing in Your Future

We are committed to a collaborative style of practice that emphasizes the value of individual lawyers and the importance of each lawyer’s development. Learn More

Work and Life Balance

We cultivate a work environment that encourages lawyers to practice law in a manner consistent with the firm’s core values of quality, excellence and service to clients, while maintaining rewarding family and personal lives. Learn More

Meet the Mentors

“I’m honored that people want my advice. I give it freely ... I’ve done a lot, and if I can share that with others while listening to what they would really like to achieve in their careers and in their lives, that’s great.”

Read Jamie Gorelick’s biography.

“One of the things that sets our firm apart is the emphasis on mentoring and on training. I’ve been with the firm my entire career and I’ve certainly been a beneficiary of that mentoring and training.”

Read Mark Selwyn’s biography.

“We strive at WilmerHale to give younger lawyers the same opportunities, in terms of training and learning, that we who have been here for a long time had ourselves ... That includes an effort to teach people how to do it right and to teach people why excellence is important.”

Read Roger Witten’s biography.


Jamie Gorelick



Mark D. Selwyn



Roger M. Witten

Senior Counsel

Hiring Chairs

What We Do

Legal excellence. Dedication to clients.

WilmerHale provides legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of our clients. Learn More

Public Service and Pro Bono

WilmerHale maintains a steadfast commitment to pro bono representation and public service, and believes in an inherent obligation to ensure equal access to justice for underserved communities around the world. Learn More

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are committed to fostering an environment that embraces each individual’s unique background, experience and perspective. Our goal is to reflect the diversity of our clients and the communities in which we practice. Learn More

Join Us

Summer Program Details

Our summer program will expose you to the breadth of the firm’s practice and the range of talents among its lawyers. Learn More

Meet us on Campus

As part of our recruitment efforts, we visit campuses and job fairs across the country. Learn More

How to Apply

We seek to hire students whose academic and personal record of achievement demonstrates a commitment to excellence and typically the students we hire are at or near the top of their class. Learn More

NALP Forms

These excerpts from the NALP Directory of Legal Employers offer information about WilmerHale lawyer demographics, practice areas, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion practices, and more. Learn More

Chambers Associate Guide

WilmerHale was reviewed by Chambers Associate: The Student’s Guide to the Legal Profession. Learn More

London Intern Program

The International Arbitration Group’s London Intern Program provides a unique opportunity for young lawyers from across the globe to experience the realities of a busy international arbitration practice and to learn from colleagues who are leaders in their field. Learn More