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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP and its client Diageo recognize that a diversity of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives is essential to the continued success, innovation and evolution of the legal profession. In keeping with this commitment to creating a more diverse and inclusive workforce, Hunton Andrews Kurth is pleased to partner with Diageo and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (“LCLD”) 1L Scholars Program to offer a unique opportunity for one outstanding first-year law student who has demonstrated a commitment to championing and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their personal, academic and/or professional pursuits and is committed to championing diversity, equity and inclusion once licensed to practice law. The selected student will participate in an innovative ten-week clerkship during the summer of 2024 from May 20 to July 26. As part of this program, the selected student will have the opportunity to be seconded to Diageo for a portion of their clerkship to gain real-life exposure to the in-house counsel’s perspective. The student selected for this clerkship also will be enrolled in the LCLD 1L Scholars Program, allowing them 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 Andrews Kurth’s 2024 summer program;
  • Have an opportunity to work on projects with members of Diageo;
  • 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 Virtual Experience. 


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
  • Demonstrated a robust commitment to championing and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in their personal, academic and professional pursuits; and
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

Application Process

Job # 003431 (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 include a description of your interest in the program and your interest in the location for which you are applying)
  • A statement describing your demonstrated commitment in the past and in the future to championing and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion in your personal, academic and professional pursuits
  • 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 Elizabeth Sarquez at to complete your application.)

If you have questions about this position or the application process, please contact Elizabeth Sarquez, Lawyer Recruiting Administrator for the New York office.

If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact Lindsay Monnat, Lawyer Recruiting Manager, 214.979.3007, and 1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3700, Dallas, TX 75202-2799. When you contact Lindsay Monnat, please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. We will assist you promptly.

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