Foley Hoag's Summer Associate Program

Our Rankings

  1. 1
    Best Summer Associate Program, Vault Guide.
  2. 5
    Firm ranked #5 nationally, American Lawyer Summer Associate Survey.
  3. 10
    Ranked top 10 for Pro Bono, Diversity, Training.

Our Network

  • Boston
  • New York
  • Paris
  • Washington D.C.

Your Experience

Foley Hoag Summer Associates become involved in real work for real clients – not "make-work."


We've been in your Shoes...

Barbara Fiacco

Meet partner Barbara Fiacco, who reveals why her legal career path brought her to the world of intellectual property, technology and life sciences.

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Meet us at your School

We work hard to build a Summer Associate program that provides a realistic look at life at Foley Hoag. Assignments will give you a view into the day-to-day work of our practice groups and the business of our clients. Individual feedback and guidance, in addition to substantive training programs, will allow you to build on the knowledge and skills you’ve gained in law school. Challenging work, valuable training, and lots of fun. We look forward to sharing more of the details at interviews this summer!!

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From the Blog

Ripped from the Headlines

Law firms often pitch themselves to students as places where you will be working on cases and matters that are in the news and popular culture. My experiences as a summer associate confirm that this is certainly true at Foley Hoag. The subject of my very first assignment was something that had been an ongoing front-page story in the Boston Globe for months. And then just a few weeks later, I was able to work on a matter that had been the focus of a popular movie a few years back. More »

A Whirlwind Day and a Half

One of the most unique and rewarding experiences I had as a summer associate was working on an emergency assignment for a partner in the Litigation Department. A prospective client needed advice on the enforceability of a noncompete agreement. I was initially tasked with researching the prospective client's particular concerns and briefing the partner on what I found, but I became much more involved than I expected. More »

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In The News

Foley Hoag, Four Partners Recognized as “IP Stars” by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine

Foley Hoag LLP and four members of the firm’s intellectual property practice have been named to Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s 2015 IP Stars list, which recognizes the top-rated law firms and practitioners for trademark, copyright and patent work. More »

Catherine Muyl Joins Foley Hoag AARPI (Paris) as Partner

Foley Hoag AARPI has announced the arrival of partner Catherine Muyl, who is resident in the firm’s Paris office. Muyl will expand Foley Hoag’s intellectual property and information technologies (IP/IT) practice to its Paris office. More »

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