Want to get this daily news briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.


WHAT WE’RE WATCHING

ZOOM CLERKSHIP – Law firms are still wooing their summer associates amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but as Meredith Hobbs reports, the schmoozing and fun is mostly happening virtually these days. Fancy lunches and boozy happy hours have been replaced with online cooking classes, improv sessions, and virtual escape rooms. Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton even had its summer associates paint individual sections of a mural that will be installed in a VA hospital in New Jersey. It’s not all fun and games, though. This year’s summer associates are also handling legal assignments, meeting with partners, and sitting in on firm conferences, primarily through Zoom. But law firm leaders acknowledge that interacting across computer screens can’t fully replicate the traditional in-person experience summer associates usually receive.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]