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PERKINS COIE Associate in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Job Description:Perkins Coie\'s summer associate program provides varied work and training opportunities as well as social events designed to promote interaction among summer associates, attorneys and business professionals. Our summer associate program is our primary source of new associate hires. Summer associates work on a wide range of challenging legal assignments similar to those given to new associates, which typically include legal research, analysis and drafting. Summer associates are commonly invited to attend depositions, mediations, deal closings, client meetings, trials, and other professional activities and events. They are welcome and encouraged to work on pro bono projects. Perkins Coie seeks summer associates who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership in and service to the community, and dedication to excellence in the legal profession. Candidates must be currently enrolled students in good standing pursuing the degree of Juris Doctor at an ABA-accredited law school. The application process will require and prompt you to attach your resume, law school transcript, a writing sample (10-page max), and a cover letter explaining your areas of interest and geographical preference. Patent Litigation candidates for the Madison office must have a technical degree or scientific background, with preferred areas of study/experience in computer science, electrical engineering, and/or similar areas, although all technical and scientific backgrounds may be considered. Patent Litigation candidates for the Madison office must add undergraduate and graduate school transcripts to the listed required documents. This position is not benefits-eligible; however, paid holidays are available. Perkins Coie LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veterans, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, social and recreational activities and termination. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/42A1DBF6EF0946E9