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Current Opportunities - U.S. Offices

Welcome to Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s online application process.

Please review the information below regarding how to apply for the position you are seeking. A resume or CV, law school transcript and cover letter are required.

Experienced Lawyers: If you are a practicing lawyer interested in a position in Akin Gump’s U.S. offices, click here to see a list of open positions.  Applications must be submitted through the recruitment contact for the appropriate office(s).  Click here for a list of contacts.

Search Firms: Please see our policy regarding submissions at the end of this page. All applicants must be submitted through the recruitment contact for the appropriate office(s). Click here for a list of contacts. Click here to view a list of open positions.

Law Students: Click here to view a list of U.S. offices seeking applicants for the summer associate program. If no positions are posted, hiring for the upcoming summer associate program has been completed.

Direct Apply: If there are no positions listed for which you wish to apply, please email a resume or CV, law school transcript and cover letter.  All applicants must be submitted through the recruitment contact for the appropriate office(s). Click here for a list of contacts. Your cover letter should detail the type of position you seek.

Candidates for lawyer opportunities in the firm’s U.S. offices must possess a law degree from an ABA-accredited law school in the United States and be a member of the Bar.  Candidates for summer associate positions must be attending an ABA-accredited law school in the United States.

International Offices:  If you are a practicing lawyer interested in a position in Akin Gump’s international offices please click here to view a list of current opportunities.  If you are a UK based student interested in our London office summer programme or training contract please click here.

If you encounter technical difficulties, please let us know at AkinCareersSupport@akingump.com.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s employment practices are practiced without regard to applicants’ age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability unrelated to the job to be performed or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by law.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants are considered for all positions without regard to any basis or condition protected by applicable law.  Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department.

It is the policy of Akin Gump to only work with search firms with which our firm has an executed search firm fee agreement with respect to the office to which the candidate’s materials are sent. If an office of Akin Gump does not have an executed fee agreement with a search firm that submits a candidate, the candidate’s materials will be returned, and the firm will not consider the candidate to be an applicant. The office receiving the candidate’s materials will not accept or record the applicant in the firm’s recruiting database as having been submitted by the search firm. In addition, resumes sent directly to Akin Gump attorneys or others outside of the Attorney Recruiting and Development Department will not be accepted, considered or entered into the firm’s recruiting.