2023 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!
Program of Events
Thursday, February 2, 2023, 4:30 – 5:15 PM PT (7:30 – 8:15 PM ET)
West Coast Practice Area Spotlight
Please join us to meet the lawyers working in California to learn more about our offices, their practice areas, and clients as we continue to deliver value to existing clients and position ourselves for future growth.
Friday, February 10, 2023, 12:00 – 12:45 PM ET
Practice Area Highlights, Part I: Bankruptcy and Litigation
Please join us as we kick off our Practice Area Highlights mini-series, and meet lawyers from the bankruptcy and litigation 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.
Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:00 – 6:45 PM ET
Practice Area Highlights, Part II: Corporate
Please join us for Part II of our Practice Area Highlights mini-series to meet lawyers from our capital markets, private funds, and structured finance groups. This dynamic, moderated panel will be an opportunity 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, February 21, 2023, 12:30 – 1:15 PM ET
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.
Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 6:00 – 6:45 PM ET
A Conversation With the Women of Cleary Gottlieb
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 U.S. offices, and learn about the firm’s efforts to increase the development, retention, and promotion of women at the firm.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 6:00 – 6:45 PM ET
Practice Area Highlights, Part III: Working Across Transactional Practices
During the final session of the Practice Area Highlights mini-series, meet lawyers from the antitrust, ERISA, mergers & acquisitions, and tax groups. Please join us for a dynamic, moderated panel to learn about how these transactional practices work together to put together exciting Wall Street deals as well as the day-to-day experiences of associates working in these areas.
Tuesday, April 11, 2023, 6:00 – 6:45 PM ET
What I Wish I Had Known When Deciding on a Career in BigLaw
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.
Thursday, May 11, 2023, 6:00 – 6:45 PM ET
Hiring Chair Perspective
Please join us for a conversation with Cleary partners Daniel Culley, Abena Mainoo, and Chris Moore, chairs of the Recruiting Committees in Washington, D.C., New York, and the Bay Area, to discuss the hiring process and hiring trends in the legal market.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 6:00 – 6:45 PM ET
Introduction to the Cleary Interview Program and Interview Tips & Best Practices
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 best practices for the early interview process to assist in maximizing and landing multiple offers. We will create a space to have all your questions answered.
Friday, June 9, 2023, 12:00 – 12:45 PM ET
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Cleary
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.