2022 1L Summer Associates, Los Angeles

2022 1L Summer Associates, Los Angeles

WilmerHale is currently accepting applications for qualified first year law school students to join the 2022 Summer Associate Program in our Los Angeles office.

Why WilmerHale? WilmerHale is a leading, full-service international law firm with 1,000 lawyers located throughout 13 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Our lawyers work at the intersection of government, technology and business. Since the earliest days of our two legacy firms, WilmerHale has played a leading role in historic events and landmark cases that have shaped the nation and left their mark across the globe. In matters ranging from the Army-McCarthy hearings to the legal defense of civil rights, from the 9/11 Commission to the restoration of the rule of law in apartheid-torn South Africa, our lawyers have been privileged to make contributions that have profoundly affected our society and our profession. 

The WilmerHale Summer Program will expose you to the breadth of the firm’s practice and the range of talents among its lawyers. Our summer program promises challenging assignments, practical training and opportunities to work and socialize with many of our lawyers. By providing you with a realistic view of the firm through challenging work, practical training and the opportunity to work and socialize with many of our lawyers, we try to give you the insight you need to make an informed decision to join us after graduation or a clerkship.

Eligibility. The 1L position is open to all full-time, first-year law students who expect to graduate from an ABA-accredited law school in 2024. 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.

How to Apply. Interested students should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript using our application system. The application process will close on February 28, 2022.


WilmerHale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.