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Directory Year: 2022

Husch Blackwell - Firmwide

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level 51 51 48 48 50
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 0
Lateral Partners 13 NC 34 NC NC
Lateral Associates 35 NC 61 NC NC
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 17 NC 40 NC NC
Post-Clerkship 1 0 1 1 3
LL.M.s (U.S.) NC NC NC NC NC
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) NC NC NC NC NC
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 60 16 51 11 66
1Ls 21 0 24 0 35


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 51
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 47
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Yes
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When should 1Ls apply? December 2022
Are split summers allowed? No
Comments regarding Hiring

We participate in several 1L diversity programs in multiple offices each year.

2021 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2025 or later? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2025? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? No
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? No

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

Does the organization hire 3Ls? Yes
How many entry-level hires outside the summer program did you hire in [directory year - 1]?

0

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? Up to a year before the clerkship will end

Domestic LL.M.s

Do you hire US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas?

All Practice Areas

Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? No
When should LL.M.s submit applications? There is no timeline - please submit an application online through our website at www.huschblackwell.com.
Preferred application materials

Resume, Cover Letter, Transcript, Writing Sample

General Hiring Criteria

Strong academic performance/record, intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, leadership ability, initiative, interpersonal skills, writing and communication skills, and a commitment to excellence.

Campus Interviews Arizona State University College of Law
Baylor Law School
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Creighton University School of Law
DePaul University College of Law
Emory University School of Law
George Mason University School of Law
George Washington University Law School
Georgetown University Law Center
Howard University School of Law
John Marshall Law School (Chicago)
Marquette University Law School
Michigan State University College of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
SMU Dedman School of Law
St. Louis University School of Law
Texas Tech University School of Law
Texas A&M University School of Law
Tulane Law School
University of Arizona College of Law
University of Arkansas School of Law
University of Colorado School of Law
University of Denver College of Law
University of Houston Law Center
University of Illinois College of Law
University of Iowa College of Law
University of Kansas School of Law
University of Michigan Law School
University of Minnesota Law School
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
University of Nebraska College of Law
University of North Carolina School of Law
University of Notre Dame Law School
University of Tennessee College of Law
University of Texas School of Law
University of Wisconsin Law School
Vanderbilt University Law School
Washburn University School of Law
Washington University School of Law
List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Heartland Diversity Legal Job Fair, Lavender Law, Colorado Pledge to Diversity Program, Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair, Southeastern Minority Job Fair,  Sunbelt Minority Recruitment Program, Loyola Patent Interview Program, Chattanooga Legal Diversity Consortium, Midwest BLSA Job Fair

 

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 42
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 10

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.huschblackwell.com/careers
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Husch Blackwell hires the best quality candidates without regard to race, sex, age, family status, or other protected categories. We conduct all aspects of the recruiting process, from extending offers to setting deadlines for acceptances, based on the principles of mutual respect, flexibility, and professionalism. 

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Cover letter
Transcript
Writing sample
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) November 2022
1L Summer Application Deadline On a Rolling Basis
1L Summer Applications - Comments

N/A

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) July 2022
2L Summer Application Deadline On a Rolling Basis
2L Summer Applications - Comments

N/A

3L Summer Applications

3L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) N/A
3L summer application deadline N/A
3L Summer Applications - Comments

N/A

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

3L (entry-level) applications will be accepted starting (date) Based on Position Posting
3L (entry-level) application deadline Based on Position Posting
3L comments

N/A

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? 14 Days
Do you require 1L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? No
If yes, how many days does a 1L student have to reaffirm their interest? n/a

2L Offers

How much time do you provide 2L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? 14 Days
Do you require 2L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? No
If yes, how many days does a 2L student have to reaffirm their interest? n/a

3L Offers (Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students from your summer program to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? 30 Days
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? No
If yes, how many days does a 3L (previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest? n/a

3L Offers (Not Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? Case by Case but at least 14 days
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? No
If yes, how many days does a 3L (not previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest? n/a