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2025 U.S. Summer Program – 2L Candidates (Investment Funds)

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DLA Piper

1mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

San Francisco +4

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  • Seeking 2L law students for our 2025 Summer Program, candidates must effectively communicate, produce quality work, meet deadlines, foster positive relationships, adhere to firm policies, engage in various activities, and uphold DLA Piper's values.
  • Work as a summer associate in Investment Funds, gaining experience in transactional matters and pro bono work. Receive tailored training, feedback, and support from a team, while also networking through social events. Gain insight into the life of a junior associate at DLA Piper.

Summer Internship

Legal, Banking & FinanceSan Francisco, Chicago, Austin, Washington, DC, New York


  • DLA Piper’s Investment Funds group is seeking exceptional law students to join the 2025 summer program. We are seeking candidates with an entrepreneurial mindset, who are motivated to build their legal skills and gain insight into client needs.  We value innovators and creative thinkers. If you thrive on challenge and value teamwork, we want to hear from you. 
  • Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated interest in finance and a background or education in business or finance
  • Please apply online and include a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and law school transcript.  Please indicate your preferred DLA Piper office location in your cover letter.  
  • If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions, please contact the law school recruiting team. Candidates must apply directly online rather than sending application materials by email.
  • No immigration sponsorship is available for this position.


  • While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all DLA Piper employees, which include but are not limited to:
  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;
  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;
  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;
  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;
  • Foster positive work relationships;
  • Comply with all firm policies and practices;
  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;
  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.
  • Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our DLA Piper culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.
  • Law students must complete the equivalent of four semesters of law school prior to the start of our 2025 Summer Program.

Area of Responsibilities

Banking & Finance


  • As a summer associate in our Investment Funds group, you will receive a tailored experience working on transactional matters along with pro bono opportunities. Our in-depth training focuses on your development and helps prepare you for the future. You will be assigned a team who will provide support and offer feedback, and you will be able to build your network through social events. Our 10-week program provides insight to what life is like as a junior associate at DLA Piper.


Work type

Full time

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San Francisco, Chicago, Austin, Washington, DC, New York