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2024 Summer Associate (New York)

We are recruiting for a 2024 Summer Associate to join us in New York!

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Fixed Term - Full Time


New York

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About Withersworldwide International's Law Firm of the Year 2021

For the past 125 years, our firm has focused on helping some of the world’s most remarkable individuals and organizations negotiate the wide range of legal issues they face in their business and personal lives. Over time, we have gained valuable insights into the ways wealth can be generated, preserved, deployed and enhanced. We provide legal advice across a range of different practice areas including estate planning, personal and corporate tax and, corporate, banking and finance, access to capital (both private and public) both equity and debt, real estate, intellectual property, immigration, international trust structuring, philanthropy, luxury assets, international probate, public international law and international arbitration.

With 17 offices, our experience means we can see the global picture. Our culture is highly collaborative. We work hard together, but always with humor and balance. We listen to ideas and nurture talent and creativity.

2023 OCI Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for second year law students interested in practicing at a large, global law firm. You will work alongside qualified attorneys around the world providing integrated solutions to address our international clients' legal needs.

Please note that we are interviewing for the following locations and for the practice areas as specified. In their cover letter, candidates should indicate to which office(s) and practice areas they are applying for.

New York (Corporate; Litigation; Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
New Haven (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
Greenwich (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
Los Angeles (Litigation; Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
San Diego (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning; Trust & Estate Litigation)
San Francisco (Litigation; Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
Hong Kong (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
Singapore (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)
London (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning)

Due to the competitive nature of our program and our unique practice areas, candidates must be highly motivated and possess a solid academic background (top 33% strongly preferred). Candidates applying for the Private Client & Tax group must have experience, or a demonstrated interest, in Tax Law. Further, candidates applying for a summer associate position in our London, Hong Kong, or Singapore office should be aware that they will be working alongside US-qualified attorneys and regional solicitors, with the practice including US private client taxation and estate planning. Therefore, while local language ability is a benefit, it is not a pre-requisite.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement 

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race (including color, nationality and ethnic and national origin), religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website to apply for a position, please contact the firm at with your request.  Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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