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Capital One and Hunton & Williams LLP are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that represents their global businesses and allows them to better serve their respective clients and customers. In keeping with this commitment, Capital One and Hunton & Williams are pleased to partner with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (“LCLD”) 1L Scholars program to offer a unique opportunity for two outstanding diverse first-year law students.

The selected students will participate in an innovative ten-week clerkship during the summer of 2018 (from May 17 to July 27). Students will spend six weeks as a summer associate at the Dallas, Texas office of Hunton & Williams and four weeks of the summer working in Capital One’s corporate offices in Plano. They also will be enrolled in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program. This clerkship not only offers law students the opportunity to work side-by-side with leaders from Capital One and Hunton & Williams, but also to network with lawyers from other LCLD member organizations.  Please click here for the full program description.  EEO/drug-free workplace/E-Verify participant/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

Participants will:

  • Fully participate in Hunton & Williams’ 2018 summer program;
  • Have an opportunity to be paired with an LCLD Fellow who will serve as a Mentor (for a minimum of one year);
  • Experience projects from both in-house and outside counsel perspectives; and
  • Attend the LCLD 1L Scholars Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from May 22 through May 24.


Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for this opportunity:

  • Currently enrolled as a first-year law student in good standing at an ABA-accredited law school; and
  • Self-identify as a member of one or more of the following groups: Hispanic or Latino; Black or African American; American Indian or Alaska Native; Asian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander; two or more races; lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered; Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran (last 3 years), Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal Veteran (within the meaning of the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended); or an Individual with a Disability (within the meaning of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended); and
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

Application Process

Job #17-0253 (If you wish to submit an application, this number will be necessary for your online submission.) 

Click here to apply to this position. 

You will need to upload the following materials electronically to complete your application:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your interest in the program and location)
  • Resume
  • First semester law school grades (note, you may apply prior to receiving your first semester grades; upon receipt of your grades, please e-mail an unofficial transcript to Heidi Leathers to complete your application)If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Heidi Leathers, Sr. Administrator of Lawyer Recruiting and Development for the Dallas office.

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact Heidi Leathers, Regional Manager of Lawyer Recruiting and Development, 214.871.4672, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Heidi Leathers, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly.

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