Global law firm Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. is pleased to announce that 29 summer associates will be joining the firm in its Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Los Angeles, Miami, Phoenix, San Francisco and Tokyo offices. This year’s diverse class of summer associates hails from 19 law schools across the country and was selected through fall on-campus interviews and minority clerkship programs.
Squire Sanders’ summer associate program is built on hands-on experience. Summer associates have the opportunity to participate in every aspect of the practice of law, from complex research to building client relationships. Assignments to multiple practice areas allow summer associates to explore the firm’s diverse practice groups and to meet lawyers with a variety of professional backgrounds and expertise.
The summer associate program includes training, mentoring and social events throughout the length of the program. Several video conferences are scheduled to introduce firmwide programs and initiatives including presentations by partners Frederick R. Nance and Traci H. Rollins, members of the firm’s management committee and co-chairs of the diversity committee; principal Kendra S. Sherman, also a member of the diversity committee; and of counsel Rick Horrow, known as “The Sports Professor” and a popular speaker and commentator on the law, business and politics of sports. The summer associates are involved in innovative, interactive team-building exercises throughout the summer and encouraged through a group mentoring approach.
This year’s associate class includes law students from American University, Arizona State University, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, Cornell University, Florida International University, Harvard University, Howard University, Northwestern University, Santa Clara University, Southwestern University, Stanford University, The George Washington University, The Ohio State University, The University of Iowa, The University of Texas, University of Michigan, University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University.
About Squire Sanders: Founded in 1890, Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. has lawyers in 32 offices and 15 countries around the world. With one of the strongest integrated global platforms and a longstanding one-firm philosophy, Squire Sanders provides seamless legal counsel worldwide.
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