Dear NLLSA Members:
Reed Smith is pleased to present its 2012 Diverse Scholars Program. Reed
Smith has a strong commitment to diversity which has resulted in a firm
in which diversity and inclusion permeate the culture. Rewarding young
future leaders for their efforts in the area of diversity and
introducing them to the Reed Smith culture are two important goals of
The Diverse Scholars Program provides two $15,000 awards toward tuition
for the second year of law school, as well as a paid summer associate
position after completion of the second year of law school. The program
is open to first-year law students who have demonstrated excellent
academic scholarship and a commitment to diversity, inclusion and
Scholarship applicants must submit a resume, a completed application,
two personal statements, law school transcript, undergraduate transcript
and a legal writing sample as part of the application process.
Summer associate positions in 2013 are available in: Chicago; Falls
Church, VA; Los Angeles; San Francisco; New York City; Philadelphia;
Pittsburgh; and Washington, D.C. Applications must be postmarked by
August 6, 2012.
Attached is a copy of the application. Students may also visit the
Diverse Scholars page located within the law students section at for
more information about our program and to download an application.
To learn more about Reed Smith’s commitment to diversity and inclusion,
please visit http://www.reedsmith.com/Diverse_Scholars_Program/