Hong Kong 2023 Summer Internship & 2025 Trainee Solicitor ProgramExciting development and career opportunities
We understand and believe that our ability to continually attract the best and brightest legal talent is absolutely central to our future success as one of the world’s leading law firms. Therefore, it is our goal to see you succeed and to help you do so through our internship/trainee program. Learn more in our Program Overview.Exposure to a wide array of experiences and opportunities
We do our best to help you learn as much as you can and expose you to as many different types of law as possible during the internship/trainee program. Our goal is to give you substantive work opportunities including pro bono work, and teach you what it means to be an “O’Melveny lawyer”. A central element of being an “O’Melveny lawyer” is abiding by our firm’s strongly held values: “Excellence, Leadership and Citizenship”.Training and mentoring
Training is an important aspect of our internship/trainee program. The goal of the mentors is to ensure that you have a meaningful experience.
- Summer Interns: 4 to 6
- Trainee Solicitors: 2 to 3
- Summer Placement 2023: Applications open 3 October 2022 and close 10 January 2023; applications are considered on a rolling basis and early submissions are encouraged.
- Trainee Contracts 2025: Applications via internship program; ongoing, until all vacancies are filled.
To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and a copy of your academic transcript to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beijing and Shanghai
- Resumes may be submitted to email@example.com.
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- Named to the "A-List " for 7th Consecutive Year - The American Lawyer
- Best Law Firms to Work For (#1), Best Summer Program (#1), Best Firms for Overall Diversity (#3) - Vault
- 2018 Litigation Matter of the Year - Global Competition Review
- Most Innovative North American Law Firms - Financial Times
- Named a "Star" in most recent Litigation Department of the Year contest - The American Lawyer
- Leading Firm - Chambers USA, UK, Europe, and Asia-Pacific
- Best International Firm for Women in Business Law, Best International Mentoring Program - Euromoney Legal Media Group
- Leader in Client Relationships - BTI Consulting Group
- 50 Tier 1 Practice Rankings - Best Lawyers / US News Best Law Firms
- Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality - Human Rights Campaign
- "Outstanding" and "Highly Recommended" - GCR 100
- Best Law Firms for Women - Working Mother / Flex-Time Lawyers
- "A Fierce Player" / Three Practice Groups of the Year - Law360
- Best Workplaces for Millennials - Fortune
- Top Corporate Philanthropists - The Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Washington Business Journals
- Gold Standard Certification - Women in Law Empowerment Forum