2020 1L Diversity Fellow - Houston at Morgan Lewis in Houston, TX

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Job Description:

Building a diverse team of lawyers is a core value at Morgan Lewis and part of our strategic focus. Our goals are to promote diversity in the legal profession and to attract future leaders who are committed to the importance of diversity and inclusion.
Morgan Lewis will be hiring a paid 2020 1L summer associate in the Houston office and we invite interested students to apply for our 1L Diversity Fellowship. 

Fellowship recipients will receive the following: A $35,000 fellowship stipend made in three payments conditioned on satisfactory completion of the 2L summer & subsequently joining the firm as an entry-level associate; the opportunity to spend a portion of your 2L summer with a firm client supplementing the summer associate program by providing hands-on experience with an in-house legal department; an experiential pre-summer kickoff where firm leaders and all summer associates from across the United States gather for a multiday orientation and career development program. 

Job Requirements:

Fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled full time in an ABA-accredited law school and in good standing as a first-year law student at the time of application.
  • A member of one of the underrepresented racial/ethnic groups set forth by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or a member of the LGBTQ community.
  • Have demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding leadership skills.  
  • Demonstrate interest in promoting diversity at the firm and throughout the legal profession.
  • A U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States.
Process:

Interested students should submit the following in support of their candidacy: a cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts, and a writing sample. If your law school transcript is not available at the time of your application, a member of the recruiting team will contact you directly to request your transcript once applications have been reviewed. All candidates should submit their applications online to be considered for this position.
 
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Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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