Porter Hedges Launches 1L Diversity Fellowship Program

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Porter Hedges is pleased to announce the launch of its 1L Diversity Fellowship program, which will provide a unique opportunity for a candidate who has finished their first year of law school and has a strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion on their campuses, as well as during their tenure with the firm.

Porter Hedges is committed to the recruitment, retention, and development of outstanding lawyers and other professionals who reflect the marketplace, communities, and clients that we serve. Porter Hedges is dedicated to achieving greater diversity, not just for the firm, but also for the profession. 

The highly-qualified candidate selected to receive this fellowship will be eligible to receive up to $25,000 in stipends throughout the duration of their participation in the program, in addition to a salaried Summer Associate position. The stipends are paid to the fellowship recipient when they receive and accept an offer to return to Porter Hedges as a 2L and subsequently join the firm as a full-time Associate.

The submission deadline for applications is January 31, 2021.