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2024 Summer Associate (Boston)

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

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Fixed Term - Full Time



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Law. comInternational'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 wayswealth 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 talented 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.

Boston - IP (Life Sciences)

The Role

  • Technical degree in the life sciences (biology, chemistry, biomedical engineering) preferred but we will consider candidates with other degrees who have an understanding of and/or interest in biotechnology. 
  • General understanding of patent law
  • Candidates must be PTO Bar eligible 
  • Effective team player - able to work effectively in an established, close-knit team
  • An enthusiastic and engaged attitude with excellent people skills and a good, clear communication style
  • A willingness to take responsibility and ability to form strong working relationships across all areas of the practice 
  • A commercial and pragmatic outlook
  • Familiarity with technology


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 (310)228-5772 or email with your request. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.


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