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2021 Summer Associate

Wiley is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for 2Ls to join our 2021 summer program.  
Summer associates participate in matters similar to those of our first-year associates, manage their own dockets, and select their own assignments.  We offer our summer associates stimulating and challenging work, allowing them to showcase their abilities while working directly with supervising partners and associates.  Throughout the program, summer associates will have the opportunity to learn more about our firm’s culture, share in engaging social events with their mentors and other attorneys, and develop legal and professional skills through hands-on training provided by our attorneys.
Wiley is a Washington, DC institution with a worldwide impact. With more than 240 attorneys and advisors and an elite collection of practices, we’re a “go-to” firm for some of the world’s largest companies, business organizations, and individuals. We bring true interdisciplinary depth to the nation’s capital, helping clients navigate its complex legal, policy, and regulatory environment to develop innovations that will shape the future. Many of our attorneys have held high-level positions in the White House and federal agencies, and on Capitol Hill. Our business acumen is supported by our collaborative culture, pro bono contributions, and diverse perspectives.

Intellectual Property Special Counsel

  • Special Counsel for our Washington, DC office or remote work (applications outside of DC are welcome) 
  • Six plus years of patent litigation experience
  • Background in biology, chemistry, electrical/mechanical engineering, or computer science desired
  • Ideal candidate will have litigation experience managing the lifecycle of cases including pre-trial preparation, depositions, expert reports and expert depositions, arguments, and trials
  • Clerkship preferred
  • Opportunity to gain significant responsibility and direct exposure to clients 
  • All candidates should have excellent academic credentials and references 
Non-partnership track position with a 1,500 billable hour requirement

White Collar Associate


• Associate for our Washington, DC office
• 1 - 3 years of legal experience
• Eastern District of Virginia clerkship preferred
• Foreign language experience is a plus, but not required
• All candidates should have excellent academic credentials and references