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Law Clerk

2/23/23 | McLean, VA

Wilson Elser's is looking for part-time Law Clerk to work up to 28 hours during the school year. We are looking for 1 Law Clerk to be based in our McLean, VA office.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is currently a third year law school student looking to take on a part time position with a national law firm. The law clerk will have the opportunity to work on a fast-paced team focused on insurance matters, and will gain substantive, transferable legal experience.

The Firm
Wilson Elser is a full-service and leading defense litigation law firm who faithfully serves our clients with more than 800 attorneys, across 40 offices in the United States and one in London. Founded in 1978, we rank among the top 200 law firms identified by The American Lawyer and 53rd in The National Law Journal's survey of the nation's largest law firms.

The Position

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Currently enrolled as a third year law student at an accredited Law School to earn their JD
  • Experience and / or strong interest in insurance defense
  • Familiarity with litigation processes a plus
  • Must be goal oriented, efficient and extremely organized
  • Prior work experience in a fast - paced professional environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Legal and factual research
  • Assist with analyzing legal and factual issues
  • Relevancy and issue reviews of documents
  • Assist with drafting coverage opinions and client reports
Why Should You Apply?
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Generous PTO plan
  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount Plans

Wilson Elser is a firm who focuses their commitment to both their clients and you! Please consider joining our team by applying online or sending your credentials to and putting "Part Time Claw Clerk" in the subject line.

We believe in creating a work environment free of barriers and bias, where individual outlooks and talents are respected and valued. Our firm's policy is to ensure an equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law.


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