New York City, NY, United States
Jan 22, 2023
New York, NY
We are currently accepting applications from first-year law students interested in being considered
for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 1L Scholars Program as part of our 2023 Summer Associate Program. We are specifically looking for candidates who are interested in IP Litigation work
and who also have a technical degree in the field of Electronics (
, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science) or Chemistry (
, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology) or related fields
. Candidates should also possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong analytical, writing
, and verbal skills.
Students are encouraged to apply in accordance with their law school’s recruiting guidelines.
LCLD is an organization of more than 350 corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners. The 1L LCLD Scholars Program is designed to strengthen the legal pipeline by expanding the number of opportunities for first-year law students. In addition to having the opportunity to attend the 2023 LCLD Scholars virtual summit, our 1L scholars at Winston & Strawn will be able to spend part of the summer working with one of our clients as well as participate in the firm’s annual Diversity Roundtable. As an LCLD Scholar, there is
potential to receive a $50,000 scholarship if you complete both our 1L and 2L summer associate programs and accept an offer of full-time employment.
To apply for the 1L LCLD Scholar position, please submit:
Cover Letter (
please note office interest and location ties, practice area interest & related experience)
Law School Transcript (when available)
Personal Statement (500 words or less) discussing your qualifications and answering one or more of these prompts:
Tell us about yourself.
Tell us about a challenge you have faced, how you overcame it, and how you grew from the experience. Note the challenge does not need to be related to your identification as a diverse individual.
What does DEI mean to you?
What are the obstacles to achieving greater DEI in law schools or more broadly in the legal profession, and how might those be overcome?
Your completed 1L LCLD Scholars Program application will also serve as your application to our 2023 Summer Associate Program; you do not need to submit a separate general application for our 2023 Summer Associate
We value diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled (EOE=Equal Opportunity Employer)