Summer Program Overview


Fish & Richardson’s summer program is the cornerstone of our recruiting. We bring in the top students from across the country, and through significant investments of time and resources, we begin developing them into the Fish attorneys who go on to become leaders in the industry. To achieve this, our summer program is known for having real work that provides hands-on training and ongoing feedback. Summer associates tackle the tough legal issues that clients come to us to solve, and projects include preparing patent applications; conducting research for litigation; and attending...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

34 total (16 2Ls; 18 1Ls)

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks

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1L Summers

Yes
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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

34 total (16 2Ls; 18 1Ls)

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Summer Program Length

10 weeks

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1L Summers

Yes


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Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Yes


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes. (Summers must work at the firm for the first half of the summer for eight weeks minimum.)


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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

Rolling and through OCI and resume collection programs


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Summer Associate Salary

$4,135/week



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Summer Program Contact

Debbie Foster


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Offices with Program

Atlanta


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Schools Visited for OCI

Harvard Law School


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Career Fairs Attended

Patent Law Interview Program

Summer Program Overview


Fish & Richardson’s summer program is the cornerstone of our recruiting. We bring in the top students from across the country, and through significant investments of time and resources, we begin developing them into the Fish attorneys who go on to become leaders in the industry. To achieve this, our summer program is known for having real work that provides hands-on training and ongoing feedback. Summer associates tackle the tough legal issues that clients come to us to solve, and projects include preparing patent applications; conducting research for litigation; and attending...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

34 total (16 2Ls; 18 1Ls)

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks

More

1L Summers

Yes
More

No. of Summer Associates (2022)

34 total (16 2Ls; 18 1Ls)

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks

More

1L Summers

Yes


More

Assigned to Specific Practice Area

Yes


More

Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes. (Summers must work at the firm for the first half of the summer for eight weeks minimum.)


More

Split Summer with Another Office

Case by Case


More

When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

Rolling and through OCI and resume collection programs


More

Summer Associate Salary

$4,135/week



More

Summer Program Contact

Debbie Foster


More

Offices with Program

Atlanta


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Schools Visited for OCI

Harvard Law School


More

Career Fairs Attended

Patent Law Interview Program

Survey Says


 

  • “Hours are certainly different, and more responsibility is given. In addition, you are on cases for the long term, which is a welcome change.”
  • “I wouldn't say it differs from my expectations. The pressure to bill is real (and was expected; the firm is very clear on the minimum billing requirements).”
  • “I did not expect to work on so many different teams with people I had never met who worked outside of the office I applied for.”