Experienced Lawyers


What We Offer

With a global reach, national reputation in key industries and practices, and a strong client focus, Faegre Drinker is a place for experienced lawyers to expand their practices and the services they deliver to clients.

We offer:

  • Challenging, sophisticated legal work for top clients
  • Opportunity to work on dynamic, collaborative teams
  • Time for family and outside interests
  • Support to deepen community involvement (up to 100 billable hours of pro bono time/year)

Who We’re Seeking

We welcome lawyers with the skills and dedication to maintain our reputation of high-quality service. Laterals who are entrepreneurial, ambitious, team-oriented, and enthusiastic about growing our large client base will thrive at Faegre Drinker.

Who We Work With

We serve top clients, including many Fortune 500 companies, and focus on client service and results. Our multidisciplinary industry teams provide clients with a deep understanding of their business processes and needs across services.

Career Development

A Smooth Transition

When you join Faegre Drinker, you will have the connections and information you need to succeed. We support lateral colleagues during their transition to the firm through a tailored, formal orientation or mentoring program. You will be introduced to designated points of contact to help you integrate into our firm and your practice group. Our lateral lawyers report feeling fully supported from the outset and warmly welcomed by helpful colleagues.

Building Your Career

We support lawyer development through each career stage, emphasizing:
  • Practice and technical skill proficiency
  • Development of behavioral competencies
  • Understanding the business of operating a law firm
  • Business development
  • Client service

Collaborative Learning

Our advisor program pairs senior lawyers with associates to provide support and guidance, while our collaborative environment encourages peer-to-peer mentoring at every level.
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