Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship
Deadline: July 26, 2013
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP believes that a workforce made up of people from diverse social, racial, economic and cultural backgrounds results in a dynamic and supportive workplace for our attorneys and staff and enhances our ability to provide the highest-quality representation for and service to our clients. As part of our ongoing commitment to recruiting, retaining and promoting attorneys who contribute to the diversity of our firm and our profession, we are pleased to offer the Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship.
The Fellowship, which includes an award of up to $15,000, will be offered to an exceptional rising second-year law student (class of 2015) who shows the promise both of becoming an outstanding attorney and of contributing meaningfully to the diversity of Patterson Belknap and the legal community. The Fellowship will be awarded in the course of the regular fall recruiting season for summer associate positions and the Fellow will participate in the regular summer associate program at the Firm in the year after the Fellowship is awarded.
In addition to a paid position as a 2L summer associate, the Fellow will receive $5,000 on the first day as a 2L summer associate, $5,000 upon acceptance of an offered position as an associate at Patterson Belknap and $5,000 on the first day of joining the firm as an associate.
All applicants must be entering their second year in good standing pursuing a Juris Doctor degree at an ABA accredited law school.
Award: Up to $15,000 and paid position as a 2L summer associate