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Directory Year: 2022

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP - McLean, Virginia

http://www.pillsburylaw.com

Recruitment & Hiring

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Began Work In Expected
2020 Prior Summer
Associates
2021 Prior Summer
Associates
2022
LAWYERS
Entry-level 4 2 2 0 TBD
Entry-level (non-traditional track) 0 0 0 0 0
Lateral Partners 0 0 1 0 TBD
Lateral Associates 3 0 4 0 TBD
All Other Laterals (non-traditional track) 0 0 1 0 0
Post-Clerkship 3 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
LL.M.s (non-U.S.) 0 0 0 0 0
SUMMER
Post-3Ls 0 0 0 0 0
2Ls 2 0 0 0 TBD
1Ls 0 0 8 0 TBD


Comments on hiring grid
Number of 2021 Summer 2Ls considered for associate offers 2
Number of offers made to summer 2L associates 2
Does the organization hire school-term clerks? Case-by-case
Does the organization hire 1Ls? Yes
When should 1Ls apply? We follow individual school guidelines
Are split summers allowed? Case-by-case
Comments regarding Hiring

2021 Summer Program

Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Joint degree candidates graduating in 2025 or later? No
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from evening students graduating in 2025? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from Judicial clerks? Yes
Do you accept applications for the 2023 Summer Program from students at non-US law schools? Yes

Hiring Outside Traditional Summer Programs

Does the organization hire 3Ls? Case by Case
How many entry-level hires outside the summer program did you hire in [directory year - 1]?

2

Post-clerkship hiring information

Do you hire post-clerkship candidates? Yes
If yes, when should they apply? Candidates should check the Careers page on careers.pillsburylaw.com for openings.

Domestic LL.M.s

Do you hire US LL.M.s? Yes
In what practice areas?

Contingent on the need in the practice area, we will consider candidates for Trusts and Estates, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, and Public Practices.

Do you hire non-US LL.M.s? No
When should LL.M.s submit applications? Case by case
Preferred application materials

Law school transcript
Undergraduate Transcript
LL.M. Transcript
Resume
Writing Sample

General Hiring Criteria

Pillsbury seeks energetic, high-performing students who possess sound judgment, determination, common sense, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to inspire confidence, and the drive to produce high quality work and achieve outstanding results.

Pillsbury’s summer associates experience the firm’s collaborative style by working side-by-side with attorneys in a variety of practice areas, on industry and client teams, and on issue-specific projects. Pillsbury University offers training on everything from legal writing to client service basics to effective networking. Formal reviews supplement the extemporaneous feedback provided to summer associates by our lawyers.

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Campus Interviews

Number of Schools Visited in 2021 30
Number of Job Fairs / Consortia Attended in 2021 7

Recruiting Policy Information

Provide a link to your recruiting policy or additional recruiting information n/a
Brief description of recruiting policy or additional comments

Application Materials

Required application materials Resume
Cover letter
Transcript
Writing sample
Comments on application materials

1L Summer Applications

1L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) We follow the individual school guidelines.
1L Summer Application Deadline We follow the individual school guidelines.
1L Summer Applications - Comments

2L Summer Applications

2L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) We follow the individual school guidelines.
2L Summer Application Deadline We follow the individual school guidelines.
2L Summer Applications - Comments

3L Summer Applications

3L summer applications will be accepted starting (date) N/A
3L summer application deadline N/A
3L Summer Applications - Comments

3Ls Applying for Entry-Level Positions

3L (entry-level) applications will be accepted starting (date) case-by-case
3L (entry-level) application deadline case-by-case
3L comments

1L Offers

How much time do you provide 1L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? We follow the individual school guidelines.
Do you require 1L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? Yes
If yes, how many days does a 1L student have to reaffirm their interest? 7-14 days

2L Offers

How much time do you provide 2L students to respond to an offer of summer employment? We follow the individual school guidelines.
Do you require 2L candidates for summer employment to reaffirm interest in an offer? Yes
If yes, how many days does a 2L student have to reaffirm their interest? 7-14 days

3L Offers (Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students from your summer program to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? We don’t typically consider 3L’s for our summer program.
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 3L (previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest?

3L Offers (Not Previously Employed)

How much time do you provide 3L students to respond to an offer of entry-level employment? We don’t typically consider 3L’s for our summer program.
Do you require 3L candidates for entry-level employment to reaffirm interest in an offer?
If yes, how many days does a 3L (not previously employed) student have to reaffirm their interest?