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Directory Year: 2022

Fenwick & West LLP - Firmwide (Multiple Locations)

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level 28 25 37 26 33
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 TBD
Lateral Partners 3 0 10 0 TBD
Lateral Associates 33 0 121 0 50+
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 9 0 8 0 TBD
Post-Clerkship 0 0 5 0 TBD
LL.M.s (U.S.) 1 0 0 0 TBD
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0 TBD
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 32 6 37 9 54
1Ls 11 0 11 0 10


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 37
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 37
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When should 1Ls apply? Follow Law School Guidelines
Are split summers allowed? Case-by-case
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? Yes

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]?

11

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? January

Domestic LL.M.s

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

Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax

Foreign LL.M.s

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

Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Tax

When should LL.M.s submit applications? Ongoing
Preferred application materials

Cover letter, resume, transcripts and writing sample

General Hiring Criteria

We value high academic achievement among other factors, demonstrated leadership skills, entrepreneurial spirit, communication skills and professional experience.

Campus Interviews Columbia University Law School
Cornell Law School
Duke University School of Law
Fordham University School of Law
Georgetown University Law Center
Harvard Law School
Howard University School of Law
New York University School of Law
Northwestern University School of Law
Santa Clara University School of Law
Seattle University School of Law
Stanford Law School
Suffolk University Law School
UCLA School of Law
University of California at Berkeley
University of California, Davis
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
University of Chicago Law School
University of Michigan Law School
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
University of Washington School of Law
Washington University School of Law
List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Bay Area Diversity Career Fair; Lavender Law Career Fair and Patent Law Interview Program

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 23
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 3

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information Visit fenwick.com/careers
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Cover letter
Transcript
Other
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) Follow law school guidelines
1L Summer Application Deadline Follow law school guidelines
1L Summer Applications - Comments

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) Follow law school guidelines
2L Summer Application Deadline Follow law school guidelines
2L Summer Applications - Comments

3L Summer Applications

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

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

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

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? Follow law school guidelines
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?

2L Offers

How much time do you provide 2L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? Follow law school guidelines
Do you require 2L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? Yes
If yes, how many days does a 2L student have to reaffirm their interest? Follow law school guidelines

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? Follow law school guidelines
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?

3L Offers (Not Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? Follow school guidelines
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?