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Summer Program Stats

No. of Summer Associates (2020): 17 total (13 2Ls; 4 1Ls)

No. of 2L Offers (2020): 11 out of 13

Summer Associate Salary:


Summer Program Length:

8-10 weeks

Summer Program Contact

Hannah Engelke
Recruiting and Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator
(816) 772-0831

Our Survey Says

Training & Assignments

  • “I was not only able to draft pleadings, memos, etc., but I was also able to sit in on depositions and court appearances.”
  • “I had amazing opportunities for both training and substantive assignments. I had client interaction and I felt that I was incredibly well prepared for associate life.”
  • “Although the summer class was small, I had opportunities to attend lunches with associates and shareholders. The firm also threw an end of the year party upon the conclusion of our summers.”
  • “They were fantastic and there was a great ability to interact with firm attorneys. Our summer class got along great.”
  • “The firm was very transparent in what we would expect as associates. The firm was clear from day one that its focus was on labor and employment law. Within that area, the firm was clear that we were free to pick and choose assignments to develop our own subject matter expertise on a subject of our choice.”

Favorite Summer Events

  • “The end-of-the-year party was memorable.”
  • “Volunteering at a food bank.
  • “The Dodger game.”

The Firm Says

Littler’s summer associate program introduces second-year law school students to the uniqueness of Littler—a large, international firm that focuses on a singular area of the law. Those selected for the program will not only learn about the mechanics of the law while experiencing the firm’s supportive, innovative and diverse environment. They’ll discover the many opportunities and alternative career paths that exist while engaging in a rewarding career as an employment and labor lawyer. Components of the program include the following: 

  • Eight to ten weeks in length.
  • Hone research and writing skills through numerous projects.
  • Workshops and webinars on Littler’s practice and industry groups and the innovative services that meet employers’ needs.
  • Exposure to the many aspects of labor and employment law, such as client counseling, handbook drafting and revising, litigation techniques, deposition strategy, mediations and client interviews.
  • Continuous and constructive feedback.