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Navigating new paths to growth for our clients and our people is the purpose that guides everything we do – and attracting and developing top talent is critical to achieving that goal.

In today’s world of transformative change, leading companies require lawyers who are both legal and business advisors. We seek high-performing, business-minded law students with diverse backgrounds and strong leadership skills. We also invite those who have achieved success in other disciplines or careers to explore opportunities at our firm.

Paul Hastings is committed to building a diverse team of professionals and fostering an inclusive work environment. As part of that commitment, we are pleased to offer the Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship Award to select 1L and/or 2L students. Recipients of the Paul Hastings Diversity Scholarship Award will receive a paid 1L and/or 2L summer associate position and a $10,000 scholarship. $5,000 awarded upon joining our summer program and $5,000 awarded upon joining the firm as a full-time associate following graduation from law school.

To apply, candidates should follow the link below and be prepared to submit (1) a cover letter indicating the office to which they are applying, (2) a resume, (3) undergraduate and law school transcripts, and (4) a personal statement of 500 words or less addressing the following topics: (a) your commitment to work in a particular practice area and to the city where the Paul Hastings office you are applying to work is located, and (b) how you would contribute to building a diverse work environment if you were to join Paul Hastings following graduation from law school.


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Associate Spotlight

In our video, Corporate associate Kallyn Hunter discusses why she chose Paul Hastings, the importance of diversity, and what makes the firm a great place to work.

Talent Development

At Paul Hastings, we are dedicated to the development and growth of our lawyers, and we are committed to providing the resources necessary for success.

 

Benefits

Our compensation and benefits structure reflects the firm's long-standing commitment to providing a highly competitive package for associates.

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

The firm partners with law schools and organizations to provide a wide variety of scholarships, fellowships, and awards.

 

Diversity and Inclusion

We recruit the best and brightest, and work with a range of organizations to develop an elite, diverse talent base that guides the success of our clients.

 

 

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Paul Hastings' policy is to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. The firm does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, immigration status, ancestry, age, marital status, protected veteran status, military service, disability, medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any basis prohibited under federal, state or local law.

Paul Hastings provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. If you have any difficulty using our online system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, you may use the following alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment: careeropportunities@paulhastings.com. Alternatively, you can call us at +1 213 683 6000. NOTE: This email address is not for general employment inquiries. We will not respond to inquiries to this email address that are not related to requests for accommodated accessibility of our online application system by individuals with disabilities.

Paul Hastings will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws.

Note to search firms: All agencies must sign a Paul Hastings search firm agreement. Our search firm agreements are office specific. Candidates submitted by a search firm without an executed search firm agreement with the appropriate office will not be considered an applicant. All applicants must be submitted to a job posting through our online process. Resumes sent directly to Paul Hastings attorneys or the Talent Acquisition & Development Department will not be accepted or considered an applicant. If you would like to sign a Paul Hastings search firm agreement, please send a request to careeropportunities@paulhastings.com.

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