Law Clerk Hiring Information
Robert W. Lehrburger, United States Magistrate Judge Designee
Southern District of New York
Until October 27, 2017: As of October 30, 2017:
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP United States District Court
1133 Avenue of the Americas 500 Pearl Street
New York, NY 10036 New York, NY 10007
Positions: Two (2) law clerks, for a 1-year term, one to begin fall (September) 2018, the other to begin either fall (September) 2018 or spring (April) 2019, depending on whether a current 2017-2018 clerk can stay until Spring 2019.
All applicants should state whether they are willing and able to serve for 1½ years in the event that becomes necessary.
Qualifications: Applicants ideally will have one or more years of practice experience, preferably in federal courts. Newly graduated students may also be considered. All applicants must have excellent analytical and writing skills.
Applications: Applications may be submitted by mail or e-mail to the above address, and through OSCAR as of October 30, 2017. They will be considered on a rolling basis. Applications should include at least the following: cover letter, resume, law-school transcript, two writing samples (including at least one brief or legal memo or equivalent), and at least two letters of recommendation. Writing samples preferably should be unedited by other persons; to the extent that is not possible, the applicant should note the nature and extent of contributions by others.