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2025 Summer Associate (New York)

We are recruiting for a 2025 Summer Associate to join us in New York!

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Fixed Term - Full Time


New York

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About Withersworldwide

For 125 years, our firm has focused on and helped successful people, families, entrepreneurs, family businesses, governments and institutions 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 assist our clients in a variety of industry sectors including real estate, manufacturing, motorsport, luxury brands, sport, hotels and hospitality, technology, energy, art and cultural assets, life sciences, charities and philanthropy and financial services. With 17 offices our experience means we can see the global picture. 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.

2024 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/resume cover page, candidates should indicate to which office(s) they are applying for.

New Haven (Private Client Tax & Wealth Planning) 

New York (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 must have experience, or a demonstrated interest, in Tax & Wealth Planning Law. Further, candidates applying for a summer associate position in our London 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. 

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

The firm is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Equal employment opportunity has been and will continue to be a fundamental principle at the firm. Employment at the firm is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. The firm prohibits and will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on the basis of any of these classifications or characteristics.

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 203 789 1320 or email with your request. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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