Employer Receptions

Employers will hold receptions and recruiting opportunities for students in Durham and all over the country. Below is information regarding who, when, where and how to RSVP. This page is frequently updated, so check back often! More opportunities for networking over the summer can also be found on the Duke Law Clubs pages.

Please email Erin Biggerstaff in the Career Center if you have any questions.

Boston Consulting Group: Virtual Lecture Series for Advanced Degree Candidates
About: The Boston Consulting Group invites you to a virtual lecture series for PhDs, Post-docs, MDs, and JDs,  led by BCG thought leaders from around North America. You are welcome to join us for as many of the webinars as you would like. It is an opportunity for you to learn more about the work we do at BCG and another way for you to get to know us.
May 28 - August 6, 2014

Akerman LLP Law Student Reception
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Miami, FL
RSVP to vanessa.rodriguez@akerman.com

Perkins Coie: Rising 2L Reception in Seattle, WA
About: The fall interviewing season can be daunting and we want to help you make sense of it all. Members of our recruiting team will tell you what matters most during the fall interviewing season. 4:30 p.m.-Discussion. 5:30 p.m.-Reception.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Avenue, 49th floor
Seattle, WA 98101
RSVP here by Monday, July 21.

Simpson Thacher: Rising 2L Open House in Palo Alto, CA
About: Join us on our patio for appetizers and drinks. We welcome all rising 2Ls interested in meeting our attorneys and learning more about our summer associate positions. We are happy to accept resumes and transcripts at this event.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Simpson Thacher
2475 Hanover Street
Palo Alto, CA 94304
RSVP here and contact Lauren Adriani for more information.

Skadden: Student Reception in Tokyo, Japan
About: Join us for a Summer Beer Garden Night and mingle with our lawyers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The Waterline
140-0002 2-1
Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
RSVP here and with your resume by Friday, July 18.

Duke Law Club of the Triangle: Summer Reception Overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark
About: Alumni, students, faculty and friends are warmly invited to join us for a summer reception. Hosted by Jim Farrin '90.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
At the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin
280 South Mangum Street, Suite 400
Durham NC, 27701
RSVP here and contact Carol Lilley for more information.

Sidley Austin: Rising 2L Reception in Dallas, TX
About: Come enjoy cocktails and hors d'oeuvres with our attorneys. Business casual attire.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Sidley Dallas Office
2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 3600
Dallas, TX 75201
RSVP to Megan Moyer by Monday, July 21.

Duke Law Club of Chicago: Alumni-Student Gathering in Chicago, IL
About: For local alumni, students working in the Chicago area this summer, and friends. The time for this event has been extended and will now be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Rivers Restaurant
30 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
RSVP here and direct any questions to Anna Walker.

Latham & Watkins: Rising 2L Reception in Chicago, IL
About: We cordially invite members of the Class of 2016 interested in the Chicago office to join us for an informative roundtable discussion on how firms approach recruiting. Following the roundtable discussion there will be cockatils and hors d'oeurves and an opportunity to meet our Chicago attorneys and summer associates. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Business Casual attire.
Monday, August 4, 2014
AMA Plaza - 29th Floor
330 N. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60611
RSVP to Amanda Beltzman by Thursday, July 31.