Summer events are a great way for summer associates to get to know partners, associates and each other. Click on an office location for a list of typical summer associate events.
- San Francisco Giants game
- Concert at The Greek Theater
- Cooking school in North Beach
Northern California Combined Events
- Napa wine trip
- Scavenger hunt through the streets of San Francisco
- Waterski trip, trampoline event
- Summer party at a partner’s home
- Magic Castle
- trapeze school at the Santa Monica Pier
ChicagoChicago Cubs game, cooking school and beer tasting at Goose Island Brewery
- Chicago Cubs game
- Cooking school and beer tasting at Goose Island Brewery
- Driving Range at Chelsea Piers
- Hampton's Day (golf, wine tour, and the beach followed by a clambake)
- Korean BBQ and Karaoke in Koreatown
- Go-kart racing
- Outdoor rock climbing at Great Falls Park
- Potomac Dinner Cruise
- Red Sox game
- End of summer party at a partner’s house
- Pizza making class
- Murder mystery night
- Cocktail Class
- End of Summer Party at Partner House
- Wine Tasting
- End of Summer Party at Partner House
Rose Bowl Party
In Los Angeles, over 1,000 clients, staff, attorneys and summer associates attend our annual Rose Bowl Party. It's our very own private carnival on the field of the Rose Bowl. There are rides, bungee jumping, rock walls, game booths and psychics! The party starts in the early afternoon and continues until late at night.
Annual Firm Hike
- Victoria, British Columbia
- Interlaken, Switzerland
- Durango, Colorado
- Billings, Montana
- Taos, New Mexico
- Olympic National Park, Washington
- Bend, Oregon
- Wind River, Wyoming
- Grand Canyon, Arizona
- Zion Canyon, Utah
- Talkeetna Mountains, Alaska
- Mt. St. Helens, Washington
- Dolomites, Italy
- The Laugavegur Trail, Iceland
Our 2021 Summer Associates
Firm wide, we hosted 85 law students from top law schools across the country:
Summer Associate Testimonials
Each year we ask summer associates to describe their experiences at the firm. If you would like to read what former summer associates say about the firm.
During my second week at the firm, I had the chance to attend a week-long trial and provide the team with support as they represented our plaintiffs in a Delaware fiduciary duty case worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Later...
I had the opportunity to draft sections of motions and briefs that went before the court at all levels of the litigation process¬—from a motion for a temporary restraining order, to a pre-hearing brief, to an appellate brief. On...
On the second day of my summer program, while my friends at other firms were snoozing through hours of IT training, I went into the office and shadowed the head pr...
My favorite part about Quinn is the amount of trust that the partners have in the more junior associates, including summers. My first assignment was drafting an outline for a Motion for Summary Judgment Brief. I was given comple...
From the start, I joined active cases doing substantive work. I second-chaired depositions of fact and expert witnesses, drafted portions of briefs, wrote letters to the court, observed oral arguments, and researched novel lega...
Not only was I able to observe well regarded and highly skilled litigators in action, I was given real, substantive assignments and the chance to learn by doing. I was able to both observe a trial and to draft a pocket brief t...
Everything I did at Quinn mattered. From drafting portions of an amicus brief at the Supreme Court to writing research memos for discovery disputes, all of my work contributed to winning cases. Aside from the importan...
I had friends at impressive firms all over the country this summer, and everyone I talked to agreed that my summer experience at Quinn was by far and away the best summer any of us had. I always had substantial work to do on is...
Quinn’s ranks are filled with exceptionally bright, energetic, and enthusiastic people who genuinely enjoy working together on complex, challenging, and important ...
In my first weeks, I was invited to join a partner and associate with witness prep for a major trial. I went on to draft proposed jury instructions, write pitch proposals, and conduct cutting-edge legal research for real-time ca...