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Directory Year: 2022

Wiley - Washington, DC

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level 9 9 16 13 8
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 0
Lateral Partners 2 0 3 0 3
Lateral Associates 4 0 11 0 8
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 11 0 1 0 2
Post-Clerkship 2 0 5 0 1
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 10 1 14 2 11
1Ls 3 0 2 0 2


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 14
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 14
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When should 1Ls apply? 12/1
Are split summers allowed? No
Comments regarding Hiring

2021 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2025 or later? No
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2025? No
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? Case by Case
How many entry-level hires outside the summer program did you hire in [directory year - 1]?

3

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? Judicial clerks are encouraged to apply for an associate position after January 1st of their clerkship year.
Do you hire US LL.M.s? No
Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? No
When should LL.M.s submit applications? N/A
Preferred application materials

N/A

General Hiring Criteria

Wiley looks for applicants with strong academic credentials, professional experience, and initiative. We hire not only the best students, but the best people.

Students must display high academic achievement in their law school and undergraduate education. We are also seeking students with diverse life experiences and backgrounds, and strong interpersonal and writing skills .

Prior work and leadership experiences, along with Law Journal and/or Moot Court experience are preferred.

Campus Interviews American University, Washington College of Law
George Mason University School of Law
George Washington University Law School
Georgetown University Law Center
Harvard Law School
Howard University School of Law
University of Virginia School of Law
List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

NA

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 7
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 0

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.wiley.law/careers-attorneys-apply
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Wiley is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Application Materials

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

Unofficial transcripts are accepted. 

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) 12/1
1L Summer Application Deadline 3/1
1L Summer Applications - Comments

Wiley is proud of its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the legal profession. The Wiley 1L Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Scholarship provides a scholarship in the amount of up to $25,000 and a summer associate position to a 1L law student who is a member of a historically underrepresented group in the legal profession – including law students who are members of a racial and/or ethnic minority group, are differently abled, or are from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds – and who has demonstrated academic, leadership, and/or professional accomplishments and a commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) Rolling
2L Summer Application Deadline N/A
2L Summer Applications - Comments

3L Summer Applications

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

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

3L (entry-level) applications will be accepted starting (date) N/A
3L (entry-level) application deadline N/A
3L comments

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? 14 days, unless otherwise specified by law school.
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, unless otherwise specified by law school.
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? 10/1
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? 2 weeks
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