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Summer Program at Mayer Brown LLP

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Chicago, IL 60606
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Summer Program Overview


Our summer associate program is specially designed to aid summer associates in shaping the future direction of their careers in the practice of law by exposing them to day-to-day activities of practicing lawyers. We don’t use a rotation system or assign interns to particular lawyers. Instead, they receive assignments based on their preferences—by selecting projects from our online database or by approaching a lawyer with whom they’d like to work. Summer projects involve actual client matters, which provide invaluable hands-on experience, and there are plenty of opportunities to observ...

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No. of Summer Associates (2024)

97 total (81 2Ls; 16 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2023)

97 out of 97

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2024)

97 total (81 2Ls; 16 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2023)

97 out of 97

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks


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1L Summers

Case by Case


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Case by Case


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Split Summer with Another Firm

No


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Split Summer with Another Office

No


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Summer Associate Salary

Based on the annualized salary of $225,000



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Summer Program Contact

Recruiting contacts for all locations at www.mayerbrown.com/en/careers


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Offices with Program

Charlotte


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Cook County Job Fair

Summer Program Overview


Our summer associate program is specially designed to aid summer associates in shaping the future direction of their careers in the practice of law by exposing them to day-to-day activities of practicing lawyers. We don’t use a rotation system or assign interns to particular lawyers. Instead, they receive assignments based on their preferences—by selecting projects from our online database or by approaching a lawyer with whom they’d like to work. Summer projects involve actual client matters, which provide invaluable hands-on experience, and there are plenty of opportunities to observ...

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No. of Summer Associates (2024)

97 total (81 2Ls; 16 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2023)

97 out of 97

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks
More

No. of Summer Associates (2024)

97 total (81 2Ls; 16 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2023)

97 out of 97

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks


More

1L Summers

Case by Case


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Case by Case


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

No


More

Split Summer with Another Office

No


More

Summer Associate Salary

Based on the annualized salary of $225,000



More

Summer Program Contact

Recruiting contacts for all locations at www.mayerbrown.com/en/careers


More

Offices with Program

Charlotte


More

Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


More

Career Fairs Attended

Cook County Job Fair

Survey Says


  • “The firm offered an open market system in which summer associates were able to log in online to view a project pool and pick up any assignment, regardless of the practice area. It was great for trying out new subjects and shaping your summer into the type of experience you want/prefer.”
  • “Work included direct interaction with associates and partners across a variety of practice groups. It was meaningful and substantive to active projects, and I was given feedback and training for each.”
  • “From the very first day, I was given substantiv...