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To apply, select a position below to access our secure, confidential online application system.  When applying, you will need to submit a cover letter, résumé/CV and unofficial transcript.  Jenner & Block is an equal opportunity employer.

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1L LCLD Scholars Program

The 1L LCLD Scholars Program is designed to strengthen the legal pipeline by expanding the number of opportunities for diverse first-year law students. Jenner & Block LLP is proud to partner with Cboe to support a 1L LCLD Scholar in our Chicago office during the summer of 2022. Please send application materials via email to diversityscholarship@jenner.com. For eligibility and application information, click here.

Application deadline: January 15, 2022 – applicants are encouraged to apply ahead of the deadline as our hiring process is on a rolling basis. 


SUMMER ASSOCIATES

We have filled our 2022 summer associate needs for Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC. 
 

2022 GRADUATES

We have filled our 2022 entry-level needs for Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC.


JUDICIAL CLERKS

Jenner & Block accepts applications from candidates who are currently clerking for a judge. Judicial clerks interested in joining the firm in the fall of 2022 should apply now. 


EXPERIENCED LAWYERS

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Jenner & Block is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join our San Francisco office. We are looking for associates with interests in the following practices: litigation, investigations, and government controversies. The candidate will preferably have 2 to 5 years of litigation experience.
 
The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of litigation and arbitration matters. Duties will include writing briefs and memoranda, client counseling, oral advocacy before a variety of state and federal courts and arbitral tribunals, legal research, strategic analysis, and depositions.  All applicants should be effective team players and enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment.  Candidates should possess strong technical skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize obligations and make sound judgements.
 
Additional information about this position:
 
The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong academic credentials are required; clerkship preferred but not required.
Jenner & Block has a strong commitment to pro bono representation and candidates should share the goal of public service.
Some travel may be required for cases in multiple jurisdictions. 
The ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment is essential.
Membership in the California bar is required
Please submit a resume and transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
 
 
Jenner & Block LLP is seeking a junior/mid-level associate who holds a top secret clearance and has an interest in national security and cyber matters to join our Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice in our Washington, DC office. The candidate should be a junior or mid-level associate with 1-5 years of experience, to join our busy and growing group, with a current clearance to assist immediately with investigations involving classified information. Current 2022 judicial clerks are also under consideration. Compensation is top of market. 
 
The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters, including national security and cyber matters. Duties include client counseling, oral advocacy before a variety of courts and governmental agencies, legal research, strategic analysis, complex fact investigations and writing.
 
Candidate should be a detail-oriented, independent self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong academic credentials are required.
Candidate possesses a strong commitment to pro bono representation. 
The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is essential.
Membership in the Washington, DC bar or ability to waive into the DC bar upon joining the firm is required.
• Please submit a cover letter, resume and (unofficial) transcript for consideration
 
Applications from search firms are currently not being accepted. 
 
Jenner & Block is seeking a mid-level associate to join our Litigation Practice in our Los Angeles office. The candidate will preferably have 2-4 years of litigation and / or arbitration experience.
 
The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of litigation and arbitration matters. Duties will include writing briefs and memoranda, client counseling, oral advocacy before a variety of state and federal courts and arbitral tribunals, legal research, strategic analysis, and depositions.  All applicants should be effective team players and enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment.  Candidates should possess strong technical skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize obligations and make sound judgements. Current 2022 judicial clerks are encouraged to apply for this position.  Additional information about this position:
 
The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong academic credentials are required; clerkship preferred but not required.
Jenner & Block has a strong commitment to pro bono representation and candidates should share the goal of public service.
Some travel may be required for cases in multiple jurisdictions. 
The ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment is essential.
Membership in the California bar is required.
To be considered for this position, please submit a resume and transcript (unofficial is acceptable).
 
Jenner & Block is currently looking for a junior Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation associate to sit in our Chicago office. The candidate should be a junior associate, preferably with 1-3 years of experience.  The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters, including counseling clients on retirement and health plans, executive compensation arrangements, and M&A transactions.  All applicants should be effective team players and enthusiastic about working in a collaborative environment. Candidates should also possess strong technical skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize and make sound judgements. 
 
Jenner & Block LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join our Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice in our New York office. The candidate should be a mid-level associate, preferably with 3-5 years of experience, to join our busy Monitorship team. Current 2022 judicial clerks are also under consideration. Compensation is top of market. 
 
This position will require substantial international travel in the initial year and fluent German language skills.
 
The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters.  Duties include client counseling, oral advocacy before a variety of courts and governmental agencies, legal research, strategic analysis, and writing. Applications from search firms are not currently being accepted. 
 
• Candidate should be a detail-oriented, independent self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong academic credentials are required.
• Candidate possesses a strong commitment to pro bono representation. 
• The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is essential.
• Membership in the New York bar is required.
• Please submit a cover letter, resume and (unofficial) transcript for consideration
Jenner & Block LLP is seeking a mid-level associate to join our Investigations, Compliance and Defense Practice in our New York office. The candidate should be a mid-level associate, preferably with 3-4 years of experience, to join our busy and growing group. Current 2022 judicial clerks are also under consideration. Compensation is top of market. 
 
The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of matters. Duties include client counseling, oral advocacy before a variety of courts and governmental agencies, legal research, strategic analysis, and writing. Applications from search firms are not currently being accepted. 
 
• Candidate should be a detail-oriented, independent self-starter with excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Strong academic credentials are required.
• Candidate possesses a strong commitment to pro bono representation. 
• The ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment is essential.
• Membership in the New York bar is required.
• Please submit a cover letter, resume and (unofficial) transcript for consideration
 
Jenner & Block is currently looking for an associate with at least 4 years of corporate and transactional experience in private practice. Candidates can sit in our Chicago, Los Angeles or New York office. The successful candidate can expect to work on a wide variety of corporate matters, including: mergers and acquisitions; securities offerings; public company and large private company counseling; corporate finance and board and committee counseling. All candidates should be self-starters who are detail oriented and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 
 

Other Experienced Lawyers

We are not actively recruiting lateral associates for other practice areas at this time.  However, If you would like to submit your materials for consideration for possible future openings, please click the link above to apply.


LEGAL SEARCH FIRMS

If you are representing a Partner candidate, please contact Shannon George sgeorge@jenner.com

If you are representing an associate candidate, please contact the Managers listed below before submitting any candidate for consideration.

Jenner & Block LLP is an equal opportunity employer.  Recruitment and employment decisions are not made on the basis of an individual’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity and/or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions, arrest record, matriculation, personal appearance, political affiliation, marital, parental, veteran, military, or order of protection status, or any other protected status or that of their relatives, friends, or associates.