Summer Program Overview


We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. Our program is designed to provide summer associates with a realistic snapshot of associate life within our firm. Reed Smith summer associates will have an opportunity to take on client projects in all of the practice areas that interest them. They will have the support of partner and associate mentors, as well as the guidance of writing instructors who will help them hone their analytical and persuasive writing skills. Reed Smith University Summer Academy ...

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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

61 total (50 2Ls; 11 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 (2021)

61 total (50 2Ls; 11 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

No


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Split Summer with Another Firm

Yes


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Split Summer with Another Office

No


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When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

After second semester grades


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Summer Associate Salary

$6,667-$7,917/semi-monthly



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Summer Program Contact

Jennifer Ross


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Offices with Program

Austin


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Schools Visited for OCI

Baylor Law


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Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Summer Program Overview


We value collegiality and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. Our program is designed to provide summer associates with a realistic snapshot of associate life within our firm. Reed Smith summer associates will have an opportunity to take on client projects in all of the practice areas that interest them. They will have the support of partner and associate mentors, as well as the guidance of writing instructors who will help them hone their analytical and persuasive writing skills. Reed Smith University Summer Academy ...

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No. of Summer Associates (2021)

61 total (50 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

More

Summer Program Length

10 weeks

More

1L Summers

Yes
More

No. of Summer Associates (2021)

61 total (50 2Ls; 11 1Ls)

More

Summer Program Length

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

No


More

When Does Firm Begin Accepting Resumes for Summer Program

After second semester grades


More

Summer Associate Salary

$6,667-$7,917/semi-monthly



More

Summer Program Contact

Jennifer Ross


More

Offices with Program

Austin


More

Schools Visited for OCI

Baylor Law


More

Career Fairs Attended

Bay Area Diversity Job Fair

Survey Says


Training & Assignments

  • "Each summer associate receives a mentor who assists in getting the summer associate assignments. Attorneys place assignments in a summer associate web portal, which then allows the attorney to provide feedback once the assignment is complete.”
  • “I was given substantive assignments to work on, and while other firms tended to have events during the day, I felt like the workday was similar to that of a real associate. You got a genuine associate experience as a summer. We wer...