Summer Associates Rank Haynes and Boone Among Top Programs


Haynes and Boone, LLP is the only Texas-based firm ranked among the top 75 summer associate programs in the country in The American Lawyer's 2009 Summer Associate Survey, coming in at No. 65 out of 124 ranked firms.

Office-specific programs ranked No. 5 in Dallas and No. 2 in Houston, marking a notable increase in rankings across all categories over 2008.

“Our focus on quality work, mentorship and training, coupled with innovative recruiting initiatives like our Fast Track program, attracts a diverse group of the best and brightest candidates,” said Hiring Partner Tom Yang. “We are consistently evaluating the state of the market, the economy and trends within the legal industry to ensure we provide the most valuable and educational summer experience possible.”

More than 7,000 summer associates at 151 law firms participated in the survey, evaluating their firms on a five point scale in nine key areas, including the quality and level of work given, training and guidance provided, and accessibility of partners and full-time associates.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (, 2010), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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