Summer associates gave high marks for "real" work in an annual American Lawyer survey sent to nearly 11,000 summers at 190 firms. What the associates seemed to prize more than anything was the chance to test their legal skills on serious matters. Best-of-show firms offered a straightforward preview of what law firm life is really like. They took care to give their summer charges clear training and guidance, along with an array of interesting assignments.
Summer Associates Tell Firms: Turn Up the Heat
The American Lawyer
October 9, 2008