Employer Receptions

Throughout the year, employers hold receptions for students in Durham and across the country. Opportunties will be added below as they come to our attention. More opportunities for networking include summer Student-Alumni Events and event listings on the Duke Law Clubs pages.

Please email Erin Biggerstaff if you have any questions.

U.S. Opportunities by State:



Simpson Thacher - Rising 2L Open House, Palo Alto
Monday, July 20, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
All rising 2Ls interested in meeting Simpson Thacher's Palo Alto attorneys and learning about summer positions are welcome. Resumes and transcripts are accepted at this event.
Please RSVP here.


Latham & Watkins Multicultural Promotion & Attainment Coalition Lunch Panel, Chicago
Tuesday, July 21, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Join the Multicultural Promotion & Attainment Coalition of Latham & Watkins' Chicago office for a panel discussion of the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.
Please RSVP to Amanda Beltzman by Monday, July 13.

Latham & Watkins Roundtable Discussion - Rising 2L and 3L, Chicago
Wednesday, July 29, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Latham & Watkins cordially invites students interested in their Chicago office to join them for an informative roundtable discussion on how firms approach recruiting, including OCI, the evaluation of candidates and what law students can expect during OCI, callbacks and beyond.
Please RSVP to Amanda Beltzman by Thursday, July 23.

New York

Boston Consulting Group - JD Reception, NYC
Tuesday, July 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join the Boston Consulting Group to meet BCGers who have leveraged their JD degrees as management consultants.
Please RSVP here.

The Kate Stoneman Project - 1L Student Reception, NYC
Wednesday, July 8, 6:00 p.m.
The Kate Stoneman Project invites 1L students for a reception and panel discussion focused on the benefits of practicing law as a woman at New York City firms.
Please RSVP to Val Chan.

Milbank - Rising 2L Reception, NYC
Monday, July 13, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join Milbank's partners and associates for food and drinks to learn more about life at a large firm and how to find the right fit.
Please RSVP here.

Michael R. Diehl Civil Rights Forum, NYC
Tuesday, July 14, Cocktail Reception: 6:30 p.m., Panel Discussion: 7:30 p.m.
Join the 2015 Michael R. Diehl Civil Rights Forum panel to discuss the growth in attempts, some successful, to pass religious exemptions to laws providing civil rights equality to LGBT persons.
Please RSVP here by July 10.

Duke Law in New York - Student- Alumni Lunch Gathering, NYC
Thursday, July 30, 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Join New York alums for a student-alumni gathering. This gathering will take place over lunch and will host a career panel featuring Duke Law alums working in different sectors.This a great opportunity for direct networking with alums.
Please click on title to RSVP.

North Carolina

Boston Consulting Group - Office Hours, Durham
Wednesday, July 8
The Boston Consulting Group is pleased to invite you to BCG Office Hours at Duke University. Meet with a BCG consultant to learn more about consulting. You and another student will meet with a consultant for 20 minutes. Please consider submitting your resume to AtlantaADCrecruiting@bcg.com to be paired with a consultant whose background matches yours. If you cannot attend office hours at Duke, you may sign up for BCG Virtual Office Hours by phone on Friday, July 10.

Durham Bulls Ballpark Summer Reception, Durham
Thursday, July 16, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Alumni, students, faculty, and friends are warmly invited to join Duke Law for a summer reception overlooking the Durham Bulls Ballpark.
Please RSVP here by Monday, July 13.


Simpson Thacher - Rising 2L Open House, Houston
Tuesday, June 30, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Join Simpson Thacher for an Open House.
Please RSVP to Dawn Fuller.

Washington, DC

K&L Gates - Rising 2L Diversity Reception, D.C.
Tuesday, June 30, Program: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Reception: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

K&L Gates invites rising 2L students to join their lawyers, and other law school and legal professionals for an evening of networking.
Please RSVP to Kari Mitchell by Friday, June 26.

Miller Chevalier - Demystifying the Interview Process Panel, D.C.
Tuesday, July 7, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Join Miller Chevalier for a discussion led by a panel of their Practice Leaders and Associates. Listen as they challenge your assumptions about what it takes to be a successful in interviews. Land your ideal summer position with these helpful tips.
Please RSVP to Julia Lee.

Jones Day - Rising 2L Reception, D.C.
Tuesday, July 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join Jones Day for a rising 2L reception. Please click on title to RSVP.

Sidley Austin Diversity Dialogue, D.C.
Wednesday, July 8, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Please join Sidley Austin for a panel discussion celebrating and honoring the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Judges of the Boards of Contract Appeals - Summer Social, D.C.
Thursday, July 9, 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

The Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association, DC Bar Government Contracts and Litigation Section, and Federal Bar Association Government Contracts Section invites Duke Law students/alumni who may be working in DC for a summer social. This is a great opportunity for anyone practicing government contract law or interested in practicing government contract law to come and mingle with judges and practitioners in the area.
Please RSVP to Kristen Ittig by Monday, July 6.

Sullivan & Cromwell - Rising 2L Reception, D.C.
Monday, July 13, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Sullivan & Cromwell invites rising 2L students to join their lawyers, and other law school and legal professionals for a reception on their Rooftop Terrace.
Please RSVP to Nadine Rudolph.