NALP Directory of Legal Employers

Directory Year: 2023

Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP - Chicago, Illinois

http://www.nge.com

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022 Prior Summer
Associates
2023
LAWYERS
Entry-level 4 4 4 4 4
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 1 0
Lateral Partners 4 0 4 0
Lateral Associates 1 0 5 0 3
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0
Post-Clerkship 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 6 1 4 0 4
1Ls 0 0 0 0 0


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2022 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 4
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 4
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? No
When should 1Ls apply?
Are split summers allowed? Case-by-case
Comments regarding Hiring

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2022 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2024 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2026 or later? No
Do you accept applications for the 2024 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2026? No
Do you accept applications for the 2024 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2024 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? No

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

Does the organization hire 3Ls?
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? The firm hires post-clerkship candidates on a case-by-case basis. Applicants may submit their materials to Marlon Lutfiyya, Director of Talent & Diversity.
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
General Hiring Criteria

Excellent academic credentials; participation in Law Review, Journals and/or Moot Court is desired; job experience and extra curricular activities reflecting the ability to assume responsibility and work well in a team environment a plus.

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List Any Job Fairs / Consortia Attended (previous fall)

Cook County Bar Association Minority Job Fair

Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2022 5
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2022 1

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information https://www.nge.com/Careers/Law-Students
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Transcript
Writing sample
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

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

2L Summer Applications

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

3L Summer Applications

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

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

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

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? The firm provides a minimum of two weeks to students to respond to an offer of summer employment and works with students to provide reasonable extensions that meet their needs and the firm's.
Do you require 1L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
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? The firm provides a minimum of two weeks to students to respond to an offer of summer employment and works with students to provide reasonable extensions that meet their needs and the firm’s.
Do you require 2L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 2L student have to reaffirm their interest?

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? The firm provides a minimum of two weeks to students to respond to an offer of summer employment and works with students to provide reasonable extensions that meet their needs and the firm’s.
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
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?
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 3L (not previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest?