Cooley LLP is cutting the length of its summer associate program to 6 weeks as other top law firms delay start dates. Here’s everything we know.
- Law firm Cooley LLP is cutting the length of its summer associate program from 10 to six weeks, with a new start date June 15, the latest law firm to confirm to Business Insider that it is delaying its start date because of the novel coronavirus.
- Other law firms that have confirmed a delayed, June start date include U.S. law firm Sidley Austin, along with Canada law firms Torys LLP and Stikeman Elliott.
- Meanwhile, Davis Polk & Wardwell is pushing back its program as well, according to a person familiar with the matter who did not specify the new start date.
- We’re compiling a list of what top law firms are doing with their summer associate programs, so please feel free to reach out and tell us what you know.
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Cooley LLP, the tech and mergers and acquisitions law firm, has confirmed to Business Insider that it is shortening the length of its summer associate program from 10 weeks to six, as major law firms grapple with how to accommodate law student interns as coronavirus shutters offices.
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[Source: Business Insider]