2022 Cleary Career Series

Cleary Gottlieb is excited to invite you to our Cleary Career Series, a variety of virtual events designed to introduce you to the firm, our attorneys, and the work we do.

These sessions, open to first-year law students, are a great way to learn about a range of topics, including practice area features, office spotlights, as well as guidance as you prepare for and navigate your job search. We invite you to join as many or as few sessions as you would like, and you may request recordings of programs that you are unable to join live. Please see below for more details about these opportunities, as well as a link to register for the programs. We look forward to having you join us!

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Program of Events

 

Monday, February 7, 6:00 ‒ 6:45 PM ET
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Practice Area Highlights Session 1: ERISA, Financial Institutions, Foreign Investments and National Security, Real Estate, and Tax

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Please join us as we kick off our Practice Area Highlights mini-series, and meet lawyers from the ERISA, financial institutions, foreign investments and national security, real estate, and tax groups. This dynamic, moderated panel is an opportunity to learn about the work we do for clients in these practices as well as the day-to-day experiences of our associates working in these areas. 

Wednesday, February 16, 12:00 ‒ 12:45 PM ET
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A Conversation With the Women of Cleary Gottlieb 

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Cleary is committed to increasing gender equity at the firm and in the legal profession overall. Our Women Lawyers’ Advisory Committee (WLAC) sponsors the creation of forums and tools to foster and strengthen the firm’s commitment to inclusion for women lawyers. During this panel, get to know the women in our New York and Washington, D.C. offices, and learn about the firm’s efforts to increase the development, retention, and promotion of women at the firm. 

Thursday, February 24, 12:00 ‒ 12:45 PM ET
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Practice Area Highlights Session 2: Antitrust, Bankruptcy, and Litigation

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During the next session of the Practice Area Highlights mini-series, meet lawyers from the antitrust, bankruptcy, and litigation groups. Please join us for a dynamic, moderated panel to learn about the work we do for clients in these practices as well as the day-to-day experiences of associates working in these areas. 

Tuesday, March 1, 6:00 ‒ 6:45 PM ET 
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Practice Area Highlights Session 3: Corporate

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During the final session of the Practice Area Highlights mini-series, meet lawyers from the capital markets, debt finance, Latin America, mergers & acquisitions, private funds, and structured finance groups. Please join us for a dynamic, moderated panel to learn about the work we do for clients in these practices as well as the day-to-day experiences of associates working in these areas. 

Wednesday, March 9, 12:00 ‒ 12:45 PM ET
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Cleary Global

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Join us for a lively conversation featuring lawyers from our global offices. This panel will provide insight into how our attorneys work across international jurisdictions to support our clients, as well as information about opportunities to join our overseas offices.

Tuesday, March 29, 6:00 ‒ 6:45 PM ET
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What I Wish I Had Known When Deciding on a Career in BigLaw

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Join us for a conversation with Cleary’s junior and incoming associates as they describe their job search experiences, their tips and best practices for preparing for interviews in a hybrid space, and their advice on how to be successful in your job search and as a summer associate.

Monday, April 4, 4:30 ‒ 5:15 PM PT (7:30 ‒ 8:15 PM ET)
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West Coast Spotlight

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Cleary expands west! After decades of working with clients in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, Cleary opened its Bay Area offices in 2021. This is an important step as we continue to deliver value to existing clients and position ourselves for future growth. Please join us to meet the lawyers working in California to learn more about our offices, its practice areas, and clients. 

Monday, April 11, 6:00 ‒ 6:45 PM ET
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Hiring Chair Perspective 

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A conversation with Cleary partners Daniel Culley and Abena Mainoo, chairs of the Recruiting Committees in Washington, D.C. and New York, to discuss the hiring process and hiring trends in the legal market.

Monday, June 6, 5:30 ‒ 6:15 PM ET
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Introduction to the Cleary Interview Program and Interview Tips & Tricks

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As a kick-off to interview season, this information session on our Cleary Interview Program (CIP) will share detailed information and logistics about our hiring and interview timelines. This informal discussion will also provide important tips and tricks for the early interview process, and create a space to have all your questions answered. 

Friday, June 17, 12:30 ‒ 1:15 PM ET
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Cleary

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Join us for a lively conversation with some of Cleary’s diversity champions as we celebrate their achievements in their respective practice areas, pro bono work, and within the firm’s diversity, equity, and inclusion space.

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