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Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

One New York Plaza
New York, NY 10004
(212) 859-8000

Discover Fried Frank: Your Path to Success

As a summer associate at Fried Frank, you will work at a global law firm renowned for its cutting-edge legal experience and commitment to professional development. With a client base that includes the world’s largest investment banks, financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other multinational industry leaders, Fried Frank offers unparalleled opportunities to hone your legal skills and make a lasting impact.

Uncovering Your Own Path

Our summer program serves as a cornerstone of our recruitment efforts, designed to attract and develop talented lawyers who will thrive at Fried Frank. We are dedicated to providing each summer associate with the support and resources needed to excel, with the ultimate goal of extending permanent employment offers to all program participants.

During your time as a summer associate, you will have the opportunity to explore several different practice areas, receiving assignments from various departments and gaining invaluable insights into different aspects of firm life. Whether you're interested in corporate law, litigation or public interest work, we encourage you to discover your passions and pursue meaningful experiences that align with your career goals.

Put Some Service Into Your Summer

Fried Frank has a deep tradition of pro bono and public service that is integral to our culture, and summer associates are encouraged to engage in pro bono projects that make a difference in the community. From partnering with organizations like Sanctuary for Families' Court Room Advocates Project (CAP) to serving as externs at public interest organizations, you will have the opportunity to contribute to meaningful causes and expand your impact beyond the firm.

Emphasis on Mentorship

Throughout your summer experience, you will be supported by a network of mentors who are committed to your growth and success. From partners to associates, you will receive guidance, feedback and mentorship to help you navigate your journey at Fried Frank and develop the skills needed to thrive in your legal career.

Social Engagements: Connecting Beyond the Office

At Fried Frank, we believe that building strong relationships is integral to developing your legal skills. Our summer associates have ample opportunities to connect with our lawyers and fellow colleagues through a variety of engaging social events, fostering a sense of camaraderie and community.

From informal lunches and dinners to cultural outings and recreational activities, our social events offer the perfect setting to unwind, network and form lasting connections.

Take a glimpse into the unforgettable moments shared by our 2023 summer associates during their time at Fried Frank. From team-building exercises to group outings and everything in between, this video recap captures the essence of their summer experience through a collection of photos and memories.


Join Us

Join us at Fried Frank and embark on a summer experience like no other. To learn more about Fried Frank, explore our website and follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn.