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Meaningful, engaging assignments on matters from world-class clients. Comprehensive training. Hands-on mentoring. Pro bono representations. Opportunities to build lifelong relationships with fellow students and colleagues across the firm.

And that’s just the beginning. A summer at Stroock provides the ideal foundation for a rewarding career in the law. Here’s a look at what you could be doing during our intensive 10-week Summer Program.

Typical Work Assignments

  • Drafting contracts
  • Drafting public and private offering documents
  • Participating in negotiation sessions
  • Performing due diligence
  • Drafting pleadings and briefs
  • Accompanying attorneys to court, depositions, client meetings and closings
  • Observing attorneys’ daily routines
  • Participating in Public Service Project pro bono representations
  • Volunteering in community outreach


Mentoring & Training

  • Three mentors assigned to each summer associate – a partner, a mid- to senior-level associate and a junior associate
  • Share an office with a first-year associate who will serve as a resource and guide integration into Stroock’s culture
  • Attend Practice Area Presentations to learn about Stroock’s range of capabilities
  • Attend Advanced Legal Writing Seminar
  • Attend Depositions Skills Training Seminar
  • Participate in Mock Deal corporate transaction exercise
  • Participate in Mock Trial
  • Attend Negotiation Strategies Seminar
  • Attend Continuing Legal Education programs


Social & Networking Opportunities

  • Events at partners’ homes
  • Impromptu happy hours and casual dinners
  • Organized events such as cooking classes, wine and cheese tastings, salsa lessons, bowling, baseball games, museum tours and horseback riding