Bloomberg Law
June 3, 2021, 8:06 AM

New Lawyers Share Tips for Acing It as a Summer Associate

MP McQueen

Being chosen by a law firm to be a summer associate is an honor and a first step toward what most hope will be a rewarding career in Big Law. But for many, it is also an anxious introduction to an unfamiliar social and work environment.

Add to that uncertainty the unique circumstances created by the Covid-19 pandemic, which disrupted law firms’ programs last year and continue to alter summer programs this year. Many programs were virtual and shorter than usual in 2020, and many will be virtual this year, though some firms have said they hope to have in-person ...

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