Training Seminars

We know your training and development as a lawyer is a priority for you, and this process starts from day one of the summer program. The work is demanding, and you will work hard on behalf of our lawyers and clients. In return, you will be part of a team, and we will provide you with training and support. During the summer, you will attend a series of training seminars and interactive workshops. You will also gain valuable insight into what we do and what it means to practice law here simply by working with and observing our lawyers.

Below is a sample of our 2016 summer program training seminars:

General topics:

  • Legal research and writing seminars 
  • How to be a successful summer associate 
  • Managing assignments 
  • Social Responsibility/Pro Bono 
  • The life of a lawsuit 
  • Major components of a contract 
  • Business development
  • Negotiation workshop
  • Deals training 
  • Path to partnership 
  • Ethics for the summer associate 
  • Strategies for professional success 
  • Class action overview 
  • Latin America 
  • Law firm economics 
  • Demystifying the Bar Exam 
  • What's ahead as a new associate

Practice-specific topics:

  • Antitrust 
  • Asset Finance 
  • Bank Finance 
  • Capital Markets 
  • Commercial Litigation 
  • Corporate/M&A 
  • Energy 
  • Financial Restructuring and Insolvency 
  • Intellectual Property 
  • International Arbitration 
  • Licensing and Technology 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions 
  • Project Finance 
  • Real Estate 
  • Tax 
  • White Collar

The best aspects of the summer program were the amazing interaction of the partners, the opportunity to bond with the summer associates and the variety of summer events.

Trisha Grant
Associate, Washington, DC