Cleveland, OH – Spring 2019 Growth and Academic Diversity Program – McDonald Hopkins LLC

AkronLawJobs No. 9512 Overview: 2019 Spring (January – May) Growth and Academic Diversity Program (GRAD) for the Mergers and Acquisitions practice group. McDonald Hopkins is committed to creating opportunities for engaged, talented, and diverse law students in growing areas of the practice. The GRAD program is a semester-long program in which selected student(s) will have the opportunity to work with leading attorneys to gain substantive knowledge of practical law firm experience.
McDonald Hopkins has a growing M&A practice, providing client service on the full spectrum of services from preparing and structuring the transaction, due diligence, securing financing, negotiating terms and documents the deal. Students who have an interest in pursuing a legal career in transactional work should apply for this opportunity, which is located in the Cleveland office.

Qualifications: 3L by the Fall of 2018. The firm encourages applicants from groups or populations that have been historically underrepresented in the legal profession or have other unique attributes that would contribute to the diversity of the firm or the legal profession. These include, but are not limited to, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and individuals with other diverse backgrounds.

GRAD Program Terms: Will work 15-20 hours per week and will be paid $20 per hour. In addition, will receive a scholarship award of $5,000. Based on the successful performance and the Firm’s staffing needs, opportunities may be available for a position following graduation.

How to Apply: E-mail the following to Jennifer Blaga at your
Resume, Undergraduate AND Law School Transcripts. Three references with contact information (academic, professional and/or personal references), 2 statements (1-2 pages each) one on their interest/experience in M&A and the other on how their diverse experiences would contribute to the MH/Legal profession — including any obstacles/challenges they faced and how those were handled.

Please be sure to include any relevant experience.

Deadline: September 14, 2018