Summer Program Overview


Baker McKenzie’s Summer Associate Program is designed to introduce law students to the practice of law at the firm and to allow lawyers and summer associates to become mutually acquainted to evaluate the interest in a future employment relationship. We make every effort to expose summer associates to all aspects of the firm’s practice with substantive legal work, professional training, and social networking opportunities, including our North American Summer Associates’ Meeting. Across North America, the firm is organized into practice groups, and we give our summer associates the oppo...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

43 total (31 2Ls; 12 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

43 out of 44

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

43 total (31 2Ls; 12 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

43 out of 44

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks


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1L Summers

Office dependent


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

No


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case


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Split Summer with Another Office

Case by Case


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

June 15


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Summer Associate Salary

$4,086.54/week



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Summer Program Contact

Kristina Gajewicz


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Offices with Program

Chicago


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Summer Program Overview


Baker McKenzie’s Summer Associate Program is designed to introduce law students to the practice of law at the firm and to allow lawyers and summer associates to become mutually acquainted to evaluate the interest in a future employment relationship. We make every effort to expose summer associates to all aspects of the firm’s practice with substantive legal work, professional training, and social networking opportunities, including our North American Summer Associates’ Meeting. Across North America, the firm is organized into practice groups, and we give our summer associates the oppo...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

43 total (31 2Ls; 12 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2021)

43 out of 44

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks
More

No. of Summer Associates (2022)

43 total (31 2Ls; 12 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2021)

43 out of 44

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks


More

1L Summers

Office dependent


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

No


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Case by Case


More

Split Summer with Another Office

Case by Case


More

When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

June 15


More

Summer Associate Salary

$4,086.54/week



More

Summer Program Contact

Kristina Gajewicz


More

Offices with Program

Chicago


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law


More

Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Survey Says


Training & Assignments

  • “Great substantive work from drafting documents to substantive research. Very much what junior associates are asked to do on a daily basis. Associates and partners provided ample time to review assignments with me and provide feedback and mentoring.”
  • “We got real-world assignments that provided value to the team. I was able to attend depositions and hearings, and see the outcome of my research being incorpo...