Anderson Kill is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to employing a diverse workforce of attorneys, professionals, and staff members without regard to gender, race, age, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, marital and parental status or physical disabilities. We encourage diversity both at the firm and in the legal profession.
Our commitment to diversity is not only a statement, but is also reflected in our actions. With overwhelming and unanimous support from all shareholders and Executive Committee members, Anderson Kill established a Diversity Committee comprised of a broad representation of the firm. The mission of the Diversity Committee is to continue to promote the core values of diversity among its employees by fostering cooperation and individual respect for all.
The Diversity Committee advises management and takes action on a range of diversity issues including, but not limited to recruitment, retention and promotion. We have established recruitment protocols that significantly increase opportunities to meet and employ qualified attorneys from diverse backgrounds. . In addition, once through the door, we strive to remove any barrier to success with programs focused on diversity training, retention, promotion and leadership.
Anderson Kill is a diverse work place that takes pride in its “work-life” ethic. Our goal is to continue to employ, mentor, nurture and promote qualified attorneys from diverse backgrounds who are committed to providing outstanding legal services for our clients.
Outside the firm, our attorneys have been active participants in professional organizations that foster networking and interaction among members of affinity groups, including:
- New York Women’s Bar Association
- Financial Women’s Association
- Minority Corporate Counsel Association
- National Association of Women Lawyers
- Construction Real Estate Women of New York
- Hispanic National Bar Association
- Metropolitan Black Bar Association
- Long Island Hispanic Bar Association
- Association of Black Women Attorneys
- Temple Law Alumni Women’s Leadership Initiative
- Pennsylvania Bar Associations Commission on Women in the Profession
- Dominican Bar Association
The Gene Anderson Clerkship(a 1L Summer Diversity
The Gene Anderson Clerkship Anderson Kill, P.C., is a full-service, mid-sized corporate law firm best known for its work in insurance recovery litigation representing policyholders in insurance coverage disputes. In addition to its insurance coverage practice, Anderson Kill has a variety of practice areas, including commercial litigation, corporate law, trust and estates, construction, and white-collar defense. The firm is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Philadelphia, PA, Stamford, CT, Washington, DC, Newark, NJ, Denver, CO and Los Angeles, CA. This role will be located in our New York office.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship In conjunction with Anderson Kill’s commitment to promote and advance the themes embodied by the firm’s founder Gene Anderson’s life, the firm has created a Clerkship in his name, a paid 1L summer position. In awarding such a Clerkship, factors such as commitment to social justice causes, evidence of overcoming economic hardship, providing diversity and membership in protected classes to represent the make-up of the country, and grades and recommendations, shall be taken into account.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship SUMMER 2024Interviewing for the Clerkship will take place in mid/late February 2024 for the summer position to commence in June 2024.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship Clerkship Parameters:
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • Paid 1L summer clerkship/fellowship position for approximately 8 weeks.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • Participate in Weekly Training Sessions with 2L Summer Associates.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • 35-hour work week.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • $57 per hour (approximately $2,000 per week assuming a 35-hour work week).
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • Location: Anderson Kill’s New York office.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship
The Gene Anderson Clerkship Qualified Applicant Should Possess:
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • 3.1 GPA or higher.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • B+ or higher grade in Legal Writing.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • B+ or higher in Contracts, or if Contracts is a 2nd semester 1L course, then B+ or higher in Civil Procedure.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • Strong legal writing and research skills.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship • Interest in litigation.
The Gene Anderson Clerkship Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and transcript of first semester grades to firstname.lastname@example.org.