In addition to their work assignments, summer associates can participate in "observation opportunities." Examples include accompanying attorneys to court appearances, attending depositions, witness preparation sessions and client meetings, and observing negotiation sessions and corporate closings. We believe – and our associates agree – that this experiential learning is an essential component of a successful summer experience.
Our training programs and presentations take place throughout the summer and include a legal research and writing seminar, a communications training, and "Great Expectations: Your Role at Fried Frank", among others. In addition, summer associates are introduced to our departments and practice areas during our weekly Fried Frank Academy luncheon series. Summer associates are also invited to attend departmental and practice group meetings, lunches and other events.