Foley Hoag's Summer Associate Program

Our Rankings

  1. 1
    Best Summer Assoc. Program.
  2. 5
    #5 nationally, AmLaw Summer Assoc. 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."


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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

Associate Amanda Vendig Honored by Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice

Foley Hoag associate Amanda Vendig was honored by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (LCCR) at its 2016 annual reception. Vendig was recognized for her work with the organization's Economic Justice Project. The LCCR is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan legal organization that provides pro bono legal representation to victims of discrimination based on race or national origin. More »

Foley Hoag Mentors Contingent of French Entrepreneurs

Foley Hoag recently welcomed owners of five Normandy, France-based start-ups as part of a week-long "study tour" in New York facilitated by Normandy French Tech. Foley Hoag attorneys Daniel Schimmel, Heather Miles, Jennifer Blount, Erik Huestis, Matthew Kopko and international law clerk Karl Buhler spent several days with the entrepreneurs at the firm's New York office, leading in-depth discussions on start-up/entrepreneurial cultural differences between the U.S. and France; employee recruitment in the U.S.; intellectual property and corporate law; business development; and networking. More »

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