Summer Program Overview


Susman Godfrey offers a unique, four-week summer program to 2L and pre-clerkship 3L law students. Summer associates gain meaningful experience doing important, substantial legal work on cases for the firm’s clients under the supervision and guidance of Susman Godfrey trial lawyers.

Susman Godfrey’s summer program provides summer associates a realistic look at what it is like to be an associate at Susman Godfrey. Unlike many other law firms, our summer associates do not receive make-work or “practice assignments.” Instead, our summer associates will play an important ...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

37 total (29 2 & 3Ls; 8 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

11 out of 20

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Summer Program Length

4 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

37 total (29 2 & 3Ls; 8 1Ls)

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No. of 2L Offers (2021)

11 out of 20

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Summer Program Length

4 weeks


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1L Summers

Yes. Yes. A two-week 1L Summer Diversity Fellowship—fellows do substantive legal work and receive $5,000


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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

Not typically


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Summer Associate Salary

$4,135/week



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Summer Program Contact

Kimberly Young


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Offices with Program

Houston


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law

Summer Program Overview


Susman Godfrey offers a unique, four-week summer program to 2L and pre-clerkship 3L law students. Summer associates gain meaningful experience doing important, substantial legal work on cases for the firm’s clients under the supervision and guidance of Susman Godfrey trial lawyers.

Susman Godfrey’s summer program provides summer associates a realistic look at what it is like to be an associate at Susman Godfrey. Unlike many other law firms, our summer associates do not receive make-work or “practice assignments.” Instead, our summer associates will play an important ...

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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

37 total (29 2 & 3Ls; 8 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2021)

11 out of 20

More

Summer Program Length

4 weeks
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No. of Summer Associates (2022)

37 total (29 2 & 3Ls; 8 1Ls)

More

No. of 2L Offers (2021)

11 out of 20

More

Summer Program Length

4 weeks


More

1L Summers

Yes. Yes. A two-week 1L Summer Diversity Fellowship—fellows do substantive legal work and receive $5,000


More

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

Not typically


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Summer Associate Salary

$4,135/week



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Summer Program Contact

Kimberly Young


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Offices with Program

Houston


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Schools Visited for OCI

Berkeley Law

Survey Says


  • “As with every firm, associate life is not the same as the summer associate experience, but Susman gives you a taste for what associate life is like. You are assigned work through a centralized system, and you write memos, draft motions, and research issues on real cases. I was able to meet most of the people in the office as a summer associate who I now work with.”
  • “As a four-week program, you are thrown in quickly with a number of assignments, not unlike being an associate.  P...