Blueprint for Success

Jumpstart Your 2L Job Search

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
5:00 - 8:30 PM
Durham Convention Center
Student Check-in begins at 4:30 PM




Paving the Way for Success

Blueprint for Success is a required event for all 1L students. It offers a unique opportunity to establish meaningful connections with employers from around the country in advance of 2L recruiting season. 

Evening Overview

4:30 PM: Student Check-In
5:00 PM: Networking Presentation
6:15 PM: Networking Expo Begins
7:45 PM: Raffle 
8:30 PM: Conclusion of Networking Expo - attendess welcome to mingle until 9pm.

Blueprint for Success will be held at the Durham Convention Center, 301 West Morgan Street.

Employers: sign up to be a Sponsor or Participant!

This spring networking event is an efficient and productive way for employers to meet the 1L class as they start to prepare for the upcoming 2L job search.  More than 50 organizations, and 100+ lawyers and recruiting professionals participate in this high energy & interactive evening. Blueprint for Success offers a unique opportunity to establish meaningful connections between employers and students in advance of the busy fall recruiting season. Please join us on March 22, 2016 at the Durham Convention Center. For more information on joining as a Sponsor or Participant in 2016, please email Erin Biggerstaff, Recruiting Coordinator.


2015 Sponsors

Duke Law School extends its deep gratitude to the following law firms for their financial support of this event in 2015. In addition, we thank all participating professionals for sharing their time, knowledge and expertise and for making this such a successful event each year. We greatly appreciate your ongoing support of, and involvement with, Duke Law School and its students.

  Allen & Overy

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Latham & Watkins



Weil Gotshal


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 Davis Polk

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1Ls: Registration will open in January 2016

For more information, please contact Erin Biggerstaff.

Quick Links:

  • Student registration (available January 2016)
  • 2015 Additional Employer Participants:
    • Bazelon Center for Mental Health
    • Brooks Pierce
    • Clifford Chance
    • Cravath Swaine & Moore
    • Durham County District Attorney's Office
    • Earthjustice
    • Ellis & Winters
    • Federal Communications Commission
    • Foley & Lardner
    • JAG / Department of Defense / National Security
    • King & Spalding
    • Legal Aid of North Carolina
    • McKool Smith
    • North Carolina Capital Defender
    • Promontory Financial Group
    • Proskauer Rose
    • Smith Anderson
    • Thompson & Knight
    • U.S. Department of Justice
    • U.S. Government Accountability Office
    • Williams Mullen
    • Wilson Sonsini
    • Womble Carlyle
    • Wyrick Robbins