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Meet Bailey Langner

"I am amazed at the responsibility that I get as a junior associate. I defend depositions and conduct witness interviews on my own—something I did not expect to do for several years. The lawyers I work with care about my development and look for opportunities for me to expand my legal skills."

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Meet Enrique Molina

"What I value most about being at King & Spalding is the collegial culture that pervades the practice group and the firm in general."

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Summer Program Experience

As a summer associate, you will get a realistic sense of what you would do as a K&S lawyer. That means challenging work for our clients, interesting pro bono assignments and the opportunity to get to know your colleagues both professionally and personally.

Summer Program Training and Mentoring

You will receive hands-on training working with our lawyers, in addition to substantive training programs throughout the summer, and you will have an advisor who will give guidance on work assignments and help acclimate you to the firm. You will receive real-time feedback during the program.

Toward Greater Diversity

Diverse first-year students are eligible to apply for our Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 1L Scholars Program. Diverse second-year students are eligible for our Diversity Fellowship Programs, that confer a stipend and a summer associate position in one of our U.S. offices.

King & Spalding 2L Diversity Fellowship Program Howard University School of Law 2L Diversity Fellowship Howard University School of Law 1L Diversity Fellowship (Applications open on December 1, 2021)

2020 Summer Program

King & Spalding hosted 70 law students across ten U.S. offices during the 2020 K&S Summer Associate Academy.  The virtual academy was designed to provide summer associates with meaningful opportunities to learn about the firm, our clients, and their future colleagues, with an emphasis on substantive work and building connections across our practices and offices. 


Summer Program Application Process

King & Spalding is seeking 2L candidates who are well-rounded and have diverse life and work experiences.  Applications for the 2022 Summer Program will open on June 1, 2021.  To apply for a 2022 Summer Associate position, please click here.  1L Summer Associate applications will open December 1, 2021.

King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information,  age, disability or any other status protected by applicable law.