Jenner & Block

“How to Succeed as a Summer/First-Year Associate,” Yale Law School

On April 4, Partner Anne Cortina Perry and Associate Jennifer J. Yun will participate in a panel discussion at Yale Law School.  Ms. Perry and Ms. Yun will offer advice to students on the do’s and don’ts for summer and first-year associates.  Topics will include strategies for finding mentors, how to assess performance/success, how to obtain feedback on work product and how to gain a competitive edge.  The program begins at 12:10 pm ET.

Ms. Perry guides clients facing governmental or regulatory investigations, conducts internal investigations and advises her clients on developing and improving effective, risk-based compliance programs.  Her substantive experience spans a variety of areas, including financial crime, antitrust, corruption and employment.  She is a member of the firm’s following practices:  Investigations, Compliance and Defense; Litigation; and Trademark, Advertising and Unfair Competition.  She is a member of the Yale Law School Alumni of New York Steering Committee.

Ms. Yun is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department.  Ms. Yun received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as a notes editor for the Yale Law Journal and a Coker Fellow in Constitutional Law.  As a law student, Ms. Yun represented immigrant clients in state, federal and immigration court proceedings and indigent criminal defendants in New York state appellate proceedings.  She graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College with a B.A. in political science.