DWGP accepts applications for summer associate positions from 2L (day) or 3L (evening) students for summer employment in both our Washington, D.C. and Sacramento, CA offices. Summer associates at DWGP perform research, draft client memoranda, draft pleadings, support attorneys at FERC, in court and at settlement conferences and participate in telephonic and in-person client conferences. The small firm environment at DWGP allows summer associates to perform tasks substantially similar to those of a first year associate.Successful candidates will have a demonstrated interest in administrative law, energy law or environmental law. DWGP seeks motivated students with law review or moot court participation who maintain a minimum of a 3.3 GPA and/or are in the top quarter of their class. DWGP is committed to a diverse work environment and encourages minority applicants. DWGP offers a competitive salary and considers the summer associate program its most important avenue for hiring attorneys.
Our objective always is to provide high quality, focused representation to our clients. Our staff partners with us in providing this service. Our Firm culture is one of mutual respect and recognition of the importance of a positive life-work balance which the Firm encourages through its policies and benefits. This has enabled the Firm to attract and retain long-term quality professionals.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Firm is dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in every aspect of employment. We select the best qualified individuals based on job-related qualifications, without regard to race, color, age, sex, national origin, disability, religion, marital status, personal appearance, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or family responsibilities. DWGP is committed to a diverse work environment and encourages minority applicants. Veterans are also encouraged to apply.