Law Students

Navigating new paths to growth for our clients and our people is the purpose that guides everything we do – and attracting and developing top talent is critical to achieving that goal.

In today’s world of transformative change, leading companies require lawyers who are both legal and business advisors. We seek high-performing, business-minded law students with diverse backgrounds and strong leadership skills. We also invite those who have achieved success in other disciplines or careers to explore opportunities at our firm.



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Opportunities Across the Globe


Opportunities Across the Globe


Associate Spotlight

In our video, Corporate associate Kallyn Hunter discusses why she chose Paul Hastings, the importance of diversity, and what makes the firm a great place to work.

Talent Development

At Paul Hastings, we are dedicated to the development and growth of our lawyers, and we are committed to providing the resources necessary for success.



Our compensation and benefits structure reflects the firm's long-standing commitment to providing a highly competitive package for associates.

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

The firm partners with law schools and organizations to provide a wide variety of scholarships, fellowships, and awards.


Diversity and Inclusion

We recruit the best and brightest, and work with a range of organizations to develop an elite, diverse talent base that guides the success of our clients.



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