Latham & Watkins 1L Fellowship for Law Students

The Latham & Watkins 1L Fellowship Program is now open. Students from all nations are welcome to apply. He or she must be first-year law students. The winning fellows will receive up to US$3,470/week. To apply, entries must be received by January every year.

Fellowship Description
The Latham and Watkins firm is glad to announce the Latham & Watkins 1L Fellowship Program. The program provides opportunity for first-year law students. Program seeks students who are committed to promoting inclusion and diversity in the legal profession and possess a long-term interest in practicing law. Fellowship Program offers a unique summer employment opportunity for students who have just finished their first year of law school to gain valuable professional experience, mentoring and training early in their careers.

Award Value
1L Fellows participate in the program for a total of ten weeks during the summer ($3,470/week), with the first five or six weeks spent in one of our US offices and the remaining portion of the 10 weeks spent with one of our clients.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in law areas.

Place of Study: Not specified.

Eligibility and Criteria
The application process is open to all first-year law students, regardless of race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military service, disability or any other characteristic or condition protected by applicable law.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Application should be made through the online system at the link below. Candidates are required to provide the documents as follow:

  • Completed application.
  • Unofficial 1L transcript (finalists will be required to submit official transcripts as they progress through the selection process).
  • Resume.
  • Two written references (from a college or law school professor and/or work supervisor).
  • Personal statement (500 to 1,000 words): Please explain how your interests or experiences will contribute to our firm culture, which embraces diversity and inclusion.
  • Law school personal statement (the personal statement you submitted when applying to your law school).

Submission Deadline
January every year.

Contact Details
For more information go through the given e-mail address: yusuf.zakir-at-lw.com

Website and Application Link