Thursday, May 11, 2017

Position Opening: Hunton & Williams NY Pro Bono Fellow in Immigration

The law firm of Hunton & Williams invites qualified individuals to apply for a two year pro bono fellowship based in its New York office to commence in August 2017.  Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to a career in public interest law and be admitted to the New York State Bar.  We anticipate that the fellow will focus on representing immigration clients through two referral organizations, Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and the Legal Aid Society of New York.  The fellow may also be asked to take on additional matters through other legal service providers and will partner with lawyers in the firm’s New York office on pro bono cases.

The firm intends to fully integrate into Hunton & Williams the fellow, with opportunities available to the fellow for legal training, professional development and social participation that are open to associates at the firm.

Length of Fellowship Program: Two year program (August 2017 – September 2019) 

Location: Offices of Hunton & Williams LLP, New York office (MetLife Building at 200 Park Avenue), Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) (1410 Broadway Ave), Legal Aid Society of New York (199 Water Street) 

Reporting: Assigned to Hunton & Williams Litigation Team, reporting to a Litigation Team partner

Compensation: Salary competitive with the entry level for legal aid and public interest staff attorneys; school loan repayment program; benefits comparable with those afforded to Hunton & Williams associates

Interested applicants should apply online and upload a resume, include a law school transcript, a cover letter explaining your interest in the position and desire to explore a career in public interest law, and a list of at least three references.  Admission to the New York bar is required.  Applications should be submitted no later than May 31.  Interviews will be scheduled in May and June in the offices of Hunton & Williams, New York. 


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