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Amazing People + Autonomy + Intellectually Challenging Work

Dear future summer associate, If you’re anything at all like me, you’re probably extremely skeptical (believing only half of what you hear, and one –tenth of what you read online). You are about to emerge on what may be a nerve wrecking experience. In the following paragraphs (yes, paragraphs), I will provide a detailed account of my personal experience at Foley Hoag, addressing questions/issues rarely addressed elsewhere. More »

Exploring Different Practice Groups and Mentorship Opportunities at Foley Hoag

This summer, I took a conscious effort to get an exposure to a variety of practice groups and to learn how attorneys chose their practice area. Summer associates can choose which assignments to work on from the "assignment bank," where supervising attorneys post assignments with different departments, including the Business Department, Litigation Department and International Litigation and Arbitration Department (ILAD). More »

Discovering Foley Hoag's Different Departments

One of my goals when I started the summer at Foley Hoag was to take part in as many different types of projects as possible. I wanted to get a feel for the different work, departments and attorneys within the firm. I am glad to say that I have definitely achieved that goal this summer. More »