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Relman, Dane & Colfax hires two to four summer associates each year to work in the firm’s Washington, DC office. We are seeking applications for summer associate positions for Summer 2020. Summer associates work on a variety of assignments for the firm’s civil rights litigation and counseling practices, including legal research and writing, preparing attorneys for depositions and hearings, and assisting with investigations and case development.

Law students interested in summer associate positions for Summer 2020 should send a cover letter, resume, transcript, list of three references, and writing sample (no more than 10 pages) to Dana Melnik, Recruitment Coordinator, by email to with the subject line “Summer Associate 2020.” Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to civil rights, strong academic credentials, and an interest in litigation. Law students who will have completed their 2L year before summer 2020 are preferred.

We expect that hiring will be completed by December 2019. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, and positions for summer associates may be filled before that time. Applications will be accepted after July 10, 2019, and applicants are encouraged to apply early in the process.

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