Summer Program Overview


Baker Donelson's summer associates experience diverse, challenging assignments across a wide range of practice areas. They can also expect structured, personalized feedback throughout the assignments, and they have the opportunity to attend trials, hearings, depositions, negotiations, and client conferences. The firm assigns a shareholder and associate mentor to each summer associate to ensure individual attention and instruction and to encourage positive growth personally and professionally. We also offer training programs designed specifically for our summer associates. Each off...

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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

38 total (27 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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Summer Program Length

6-10 weeks

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1L Summers

Yes
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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

38 total (27 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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Summer Program Length

6-10 weeks

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1L Summers

Yes


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

No


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes


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Split Summer with Another Office

Yes


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

1Ls may send their applications once they receive their first semester grades. 2Ls may send their applications following their first year of law school.


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Summer Associate Salary

$1,000-$3,075/week



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Summer Program Contact

Rebecca P. Simon


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Offices with Program

Atlanta, GA


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Schools Visited for OCI

Belmont University College of Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Lavender Law Career Fair

Summer Program Overview


Baker Donelson's summer associates experience diverse, challenging assignments across a wide range of practice areas. They can also expect structured, personalized feedback throughout the assignments, and they have the opportunity to attend trials, hearings, depositions, negotiations, and client conferences. The firm assigns a shareholder and associate mentor to each summer associate to ensure individual attention and instruction and to encourage positive growth personally and professionally. We also offer training programs designed specifically for our summer associates. Each off...

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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

38 total (27 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

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Summer Program Length

6-10 weeks

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1L Summers

Yes
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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

38 total (27 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

More

Summer Program Length

6-10 weeks

More

1L Summers

Yes


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

No


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes


More

Split Summer with Another Office

Yes


More

When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

1Ls may send their applications once they receive their first semester grades. 2Ls may send their applications following their first year of law school.


More

Summer Associate Salary

$1,000-$3,075/week



More

Summer Program Contact

Rebecca P. Simon


More

Offices with Program

Atlanta, GA


More

Schools Visited for OCI

Belmont University College of Law


More

Career Fairs Attended

Lavender Law Career Fair

Survey Says


  • “The work was very indicative of what my work would be as an associate—almost identical. I appreciated that aspect. While there was excellent training as to firm systems/resources, etc., there was not much mentorship or instruction as to how to actually do the work.”
  • “Training encompassed a lot of the firm's resources and programs, which I feel like could be both a pro and a con. Some things are not necessarily relevant for a summer associate while they are a summer associate, but it makes sense for the firm to make sure the summer associates are awa...