Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity in the New York (or Bay Area) office for a Pro Bono Fellowship. The Fellow will work between September 15, 2014 and September 14, 2015, with the possibility of extending the fellowship for at least another year. This is a full-time position.
The Pro Bono Fellow will be a critical member of Orrick’s dynamic Pro Bono Department. The Orrick Fellow will be expected to choose an area of law to devote the majority of his or her practice to, working with, among others, the firm’s pro bono counsel. Special consideration will be given to applicants who have a background and/or interest in the firm’s innovative impact finance initiative which provides support to social entrepreneurs, impact investors and others in the impact investing space. In addition to devoting approximately 80% of his or her time to this area of specialty, the Pro Bono Fellow will work closely with the Pro Bono Counsel to manage the firm’s entire global Pro Bono Department and develop project opportunities for Orrick attorneys in the U.S. Further, the Orrick Fellow will be expected to support the Pro Bono Counsel with administrative tasks relating to the firm’s pro bono program.
• High academic achievement and professional accomplishment.
• Served a judicial clerkship or has been actively … Read More »