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What You Need To Know As A Summer Associate

Summer associates are in the throes of trying to impress law firms through their work, networking and the power of personality. To help them get a leg up, we asked attorneys what advice they wish they had received when they were summer associates. Here, more than 25 lawyers share words of wisdom.


Brad Kaufman, Greenberg Traurig LLP

"My advice to summer associates is twofold: Learn everything you can about the firm and the practice of law in which you are most interested. Second, consider the summer to be one long job interview. Can you see yourself there? Do you like the people, because you will be spending a lot of time with them after you graduate? Can the attorneys see you there?"

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