"Associates at Cleary Gottlieb have a strong hand in shaping their own destiny. We'll guide you, train you, work with you. And we'll help you pursue your interests, which leads to a far more engaging career."
— Jeff Karpf, Partner
You start at Cleary Gottlieb with a say in the kind of law you would like to practice, and even in the assignments that you would like to handle.
In turn, we give you training that delves into the particulars of a practice, yet also builds the broad skills that make you a nimble and well-rounded lawyer.
We present concepts – business, legal and financial – in the context of transactions and litigation matters you'll face every day. What's more, we clearly set out our expectations for you, and tie our training and evaluations to them.
Above all, you will enter a firm where associates and senior lawyers talk to each other frequently and freely. We help you with the matters at hand and the ones that lie in the future: finding the right practice for a fulfilling career.