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Willis Towers Watson

LCLD Summer Legal Intern (University)

The Company

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 45,000 employees serving more than 140 countries and markets. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.

The Business

The Legal Department is responsible for advising on legal issues that arise in the course of business, ranging from litigation and claims, to commercial and corporate transactions and contracts, to employment law and compliance and regulatory issues.  We provide seamless legal support on a global basis, with professional staff located in the US, Canada, UK, Continental Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, China and South Africa. We are proud to be a member of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (“LCLD”), which was formed in 2009 to advance diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

The Role

Willis Towers Watson is seeking two First Year law students to assist the Legal Department of a large, publicly-held, global brokerage, benefits, and human capital consulting company during the summer of 2021. The LCLD Internship program will run for ten weeks and will require approximately 40 hours per week beginning Monday, May 10th or May 17th (depending on when law school finals are complete). The individual will be exposed to a wide range of general corporate legal matters, including contracts, licensing, employment law, insurance regulation, trademarks, real estate, securities, litigation, etc. These positions will be virtual positions.

The 1L LCLD Scholars Program provides first-year law students the developmental opportunity to work side-by-side with attorneys and other legal specialists and to learn more about potential career paths within the legal profession and what it is like to work as an in-house attorney.  All 1L LCLD Scholars will attend the LCLD Virtual Scholars Summit.

About you

  • We are seeking to identify diverse students with excellent grades and outstanding research, communication and writing skills
  • Must be available to work approximately 40 hours per week for the duration of the Program
  • Must include cover letter and unofficial transcript
  • Applications will be accepted until March12th.

Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer


Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.


 

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