One of DC’s finest, and a global megafirm, Arnold & Porter is home to around 1,000 lawyers across 14 offices around the globe (plus an operations center in Tallahassee) and focuses heavily on mentoring, with mentoring budgets, shadowing opportunities, and multiple formal mentors for junior associates. The firm practices in more than 40 areas and is particularly well known for its antitrust, appellate litigation, environmental, and securities litigation practices, as well as its cross-border work.
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Arnold & Porter’s recruiting process is competitive, with academic success being a critical component—though the firm doesn’t restrict hiring to T14 schools. The firm is a collegial, supportive place where lawyers check in on each other and enjoy getting together for firm-sponsored activities—like the pre-pandemic weekly cocktail hours. Partners treat associates like colleagues and show appreciation for their hard work. Mentoring is a core value at the firm, and senior lawyers take it seriously; in fact, junior lawyers are assigned three mentors of varying levels of seniority and also are provided shadowing opportunities. Arnold & Porter isn’t the type of firm where associates sit on the sideline; they are constantly building new skills through substantive work. Un...
Arnold & Porter is home to more than 1,000 lawyers . The firm practices in more than 40 areas and is particularly well known for its antitrust, appellate litigation, environmental, and securities litigation practices, as well as its cross-border work.
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Washington, DC, giant Arnold & Porter combined with New York’s Kaye Scholer in 2017, creating Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP. The merger combined the best of both worlds—a DC firm known for its top-ranked practices, including antitrust, regulatory, and litigation, and a New York firm recognized by Vault and others for its stellar associate quality of life.
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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP has nearly 1,000 lawyers across nine domestic and four international offices. Client-driven and industry-focused, our lawyers practice across 30+ practice areas, including antitrust, bankruptcy, corporate and finance, environmental, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax, to help clients with complex needs stay ahead of the global market, anticipate opportunities, and address issues that impact their businesses. Our global reach, experience, and deep knowledge allow us to work across geographic, cultural, technological, and ideological borders to offer clients forward-looking, results-oriented solutions that resolve their US, international, and cross-border legal needs.