Biglaw Corporations To Lend Associates To NYC Regulation Departments For Public Service Fellowships

s_Businessman_On_Arrow_Over_Manhattan_-_New_York_-_Success_and_Achievement_ConceptThe town has by no means wanted legal professionals greater than it does right now. There are at the moment lots of of lawyer positions vacant, and town’s legal professionals on the regulation division and inside its businesses do unbelievable work on daily basis regardless that they’re shorthanded.

— Brendan McGuire, chief counsel to New York Metropolis Mayor Eric Adams, in comments given throughout a press convention asserting the New York Metropolis Authorized Fellows Program, which can permit junior associates from main Biglaw companies to achieve public service expertise by means of one-year stints working with metropolis businesses’ regulation departments. The Biglaw companies concerned on this initiative embody King & Spalding; Kirkland & Ellis; O’Melveny & Myers; Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Ropes & Grey; Shearman & Sterling; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; and Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

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