Looking for a great Summer Experience? Work, Learn, & Grow with Bricker Graydon.
Deep Knowledge in Key Industries
You will experience our unique client relationships and our ability to develop practical solutions to critical business challenges in key industries including, Health Care, Energy, Financial Services, Insurance, Public Sector, Real Estate and Corporate.
Be Part of Something Rewarding
If you aspire to engage in more than merely perusing documents and drafting briefs during your Summer Associate tenure, Bricker Graydon is for you. Throughout your time with us, our aim is to offer you substantive legal assignments and valuable feedback, equipping you for a prosperous legal career.
Throughout the summer, Bricker Graydon Summer Associates work on projects for a variety of clients in various industries and have the opportunity to attend client meetings, depositions, hearings and trials. You’ll gain exposure to the depth and breadth of practice at Bricker Graydon and learn about our client-centric approach.
Each year, Bricker Graydon attorneys and staff eagerly welcome Summer Associates into the firm’s collaborative, team environment. Assigned a Mentor, Summer Associates are provided with support, advice, fellowship and feedback. With plenty of opportunities to socialize, Summer Associates are able to foster friendships within the firm and get to know colleagues outside the office, as well. We schedule a number of activities during the summer to allow you to explore the market you’re working in, including collaborative cooking events, sporting events, parties, restaurant outings and more.
We offer Summer Associate Programs in two locations
Our way is different. Reflecting our Midwestern roots, the firm is recognized by our clients for integrity, hard work and value. Our attorneys seek to understand our clients’ businesses so we can provide effective and sophisticated counsel to ensure that our solutions help them meet their goals. If you are a motivated and ambitious law student seeking a transformative summer experience, we invite you to apply for our Summer Associate Program. We look forward to welcoming talented individuals who are eager to explore, learn, and thrive in a supportive and challenging legal environment. Join us for a summer of growth, discovery, and unparalleled opportunities in the legal field.
Please submit your résumé in confidence to:
Patricia M. Lach
Chief Talent Officer
100 South Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215
The Bricker Graydon Higher Education Law Fellowship
The application period for the Higher Education Fellowship has closed. Please continue to check our Careers page for the latest opportunities.
Are you a law student with significant experience working on a college campus? Wondering about how to transition into the field of higher education law?
Bricker Graydon’s Higher Education Law Fellowship is awarded to a law student with professional experience in higher education who is eager to use that experience in their legal career. Fellows work closely with our Higher Education Team as the attorneys provide practical legal advice to institutions of higher education across the country on topics such as:
• Title IX and Civil Rights
• Student Conduct
• Shared Governance
• Employment Law
• Constitutional Issues
• Accreditation Disputes
• General Business Transactions
• Investigations and Hearings
Fellows are provided with summer employment, with the opportunity for employment as an attorney upon graduation and successful admission to the bar. During their summer, Fellows are provided with training and assist with research, writing, and brainstorming to consider the best ways to help clients navigate their situations.
The successful Fellow will be:
• A current or former higher education professional
• A self-starter and strong writer
• A collaborator who can build and maintain relationships
• Enthusiastic about college and university environments
Bricker Graydon has offices in Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky, with many team members focused in Columbus or Cleveland. The Firm is open to remote arrangements for Fellows, but flexibility to be on-site when needed is a plus.
2024 Charles H. Walker Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Fellowship
Bricker Graydon is pleased to present the 2024 Charles H. Walker Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Fellowship—a tribute to our esteemed partner, Charles H. Walker. This fellowship stands as a testament to our rich tradition and unwavering commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession. Learn more about the fellowship, established to provide a first or second-year law student with a valuable employment experience early in their legal career, below.
Bricker Graydon K-12 Education Law Fellowship
Are you a law student with demonstrated interest in supporting public education
institutions in Ohio? Want a legal career that offer variety every single day?
Bricker Graydon’s K-12 Education Law Fellowship is awarded to a law student who has professional experience as a human resource professional or K-12 school administrator
who is eager to work closely with our attorneys as they provide practical legal advice to educational institutions across the state on topics such as:
- Employment Law
- Labor Law and Negotiations
- Board Governance
- Student Conduct
- Constitutional Issues
- Title IX and Civil Rights
- Public Records Law
- Open Meetings Law
- Ethics Laws
- Crisis Management