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FREDRIKSON & BYRON, P.A. 2023 - 2L Summer Associate - [Des Moines, IA] in DES MOINES, Iowa

Fredrikson and Byron is the premier Midwest-based law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally, and globally. We are seeking 2L Summer Associates (2024 J.D. candidates) to join our 2023 Summer Associate Program in Des Moines. **Please do not apply for this job posting if Fredrikson will visit your school for on-campus interviews. Visit\_\_law\_students/ to see the list of our 2022 OCI schools.** Our summer associate program is designed to give you a good sense of what it is like to practice law at Fredrikson, while also giving you the opportunity to meet people at the firm, hone your skills, and enjoy the summer.Summer associates receive projects from every area in their office location. Although the realities of law practice mean that it is often easier to "parcel out" portions of litigation and legal research, Fredrikson's summer associates have the opportunity to work on and observe the transactional side of the practice as well. Our program is flexible: if you are interested in a particular area of law that is practiced within your office, you should be able to get projects from that area.Fredrikson's summer associates routinely have the opportunity to draft briefs and/or contracts. Summer associates are also invited to handle pro bono projects with assistance provided as needed by supervising attorneys. Throughout the summer, summer associates are invited on "field trips" with attorneys, which could include opportunities to attend closings, court arguments, witness depositions and/or client meetings.We look for well-rounded individuals who have strong intellectual, problem-solving, analytical, and writing skills, and who have also participated in leadership roles in their schools or communities. Successful candidates display skills and interest in teamwork, an entrepreneurial spirit, taking initiative, a client-orientation, and the ability to create, advance, and deepen relationships. We prefer to see students who are in the top 25% of their class. Diversity and inclusion are core values of Fredrikson and Byron. To best serve our clients, we provide innovative solutions to legal needs by cultivating a diverse workforce. We offer highly competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits in a collaborative work environment. With a reputation as the firm "where law and business meet," our attorneys and staff bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to operate as business advisors, strategic partners, and legal counselors to our clients. The firm's 340+ attorneys serve clients through our nine locations around the world: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, and Mankato, MN; Bismarck and Fargo, ND; Des Moines, IA; Madison, WI; Saltillo, Mexico; and Shanghai, China. Visit for more information.Fredrikson and Byron, P.A. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action