Applying to Be a Summer Associate

Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP’s summer associate program is highly competitive. The Firm offers an unprecedented level of responsibility to our summers.

For example, summers have attended mediations, second-chaired depositions and drafted complaints and memoranda filed in federal court. Summers have also played an active role in trial (e.g. a race discrimination matter in federal court in Tennessee, and a wrongful death case on behalf of an African-American who suffered from sickle cell anemia in federal court in California).

Many of our summer associates go on to prestigious federal clerkships and coveted jobs in public interest law in the non-profit, government, and for-profit sectors. We have offered one-year litigation fellowships and full-time associate positions to summer associates who prove to be exemplary, even when measured against their incredible peers.

To see the members of our 2015-2019 Summer Associate Classes, click here.

Application Procedure

Sanford Heisler Sharp is currently accepting applications for Summer Associates and Litigation Fellows who are able to start working in summer of 2021. We are no longer accepting applications for 2020.

To apply for one of our available positions, please email your cover letter, resume, law school transcript, references, and two writing samples to Please use “2021 [Position] Application for the [Office(s) where you would like to work]” as your email’s subject line. All materials attached to your email should be in Word or PDF.” The Firm values a diverse team and strongly encourages minority candidates to apply.

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