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

  1. Columbus
  2. Cincinnati

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 client’s 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.

Our 2024 Summer Program is now full. Please reach out to your law school’s career services office to see if we’ll be interviewing at your school this Fall.


Pipeline Opportunities

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

The application period for the 2024 Charles H. Walker Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Fellowship has closed. Please continue to check our Careers page for the latest opportunities.


Bricker Graydon K-12 Education Law Fellowship

The application period for the K-12 Education Law Fellowship has closed. Please continue to check our Careers page for the latest opportunities.

Are you a law student with a demonstrated interest in supporting public education institutions in Ohio? Want a legal career that offers variety every single day?

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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

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