Job Openings

for Law Students

2022 Summer Associate

Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Florham Park, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is seeking applications from 2L law students interested in a 2022 Summer Associate position resident in one of the following locations: Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Des Moines, Florham Park, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC. We seek to offer our summer associates an experience that includes a broad range of opportunities to learn about the practice of law, the firm and the communities in which our lawyers work and live. Each summer associate has a support team that provides a variety of challenging work assignments, as well as valuable "out-of-office" experiences and client contact. Summer associates receive detailed feedback on completed work, an interim evaluation session and a final review to measure progress.

Law students who have strong academic records, entrepreneurial spirits, diverse perspectives and collaborative mindsets will find opportunities to succeed and eventually develop into successful partners or long-term contributors to the legal profession with national reputations. We offer competitive market compensation and unlimited potential for professional growth.

Faegre Drinker was founded on shared vision and core values of integrity, excellence, diversity and inclusion, shared commitment, teamwork and collaboration, mutual respect and service to others. Our culture is firmly rooted in relentless client focus and mutual trust that empowers collaboration. We are committed to our communities and to building a diverse and inclusive firm that reflects those communities and our clients.

To apply, please submit a cover letter specifying which city you are interested in and any connection(s) you have to that location, along with your resume, unofficial undergrad and law school transcripts, and a brief writing sample (8-10 pages).

Pursuant to Part 2 of the State of Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (C.R.S. §§ 8-5-201 to 8-5-203), employers are required to provide expected compensation for posted positions resident in Colorado. The salary for this position in our Denver office will be approximately $3,461 per week.


Chicago  |  Dallas  |  Denver  Des Moines  Florham Park  Indianapolis  Los Angeles  Minneapolis  Philadelphia  |  Washington, D.C.

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic made unlawful by applicable federal, state or local laws. Equal employment opportunity will be extended to all persons in all aspects of employment, including retirement, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.

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