Summer Associate Program

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The available positions for the 2023 MWM Summer Associate Program have been filled with the exception of IP/Patent Prosecution. 

Get a sense of what life would be like working at Munck Wilson Mandala, the only full-service law firm selected to Inc. Best Workplaces 2020. As an MWM Summer Associate, you will explore and experience our dynamic firm, our community, and the clients we serve – from startups to Fortune 50 companies. The associate clerkship is typically 6 weeks and we offer first and second half summer sessions.

Our broad spectrum of practices and entrepreneurial energy allows each Summer Associate exceptional opportunities to work on a variety of projects related to current ongoing firm matters. Your summer experience at the firm will give you a realistic view of what it is like to practice law here.

An introduction to the firm’s culture is a crucial element of MWM’s summer program. We encourage our summer associates to get to know each other and offer social activities and events to provide extra engagement opportunities with the partners and associates across the firm. MWM believes that mentorship, feedback, and in-person collaboration are key components of an associate’s early career development. The MWM Summer Associate Program is designed to ensure that summer associates receive quality training and development, experience client-driven work within team environments, and celebrate and build upon new relationships at a variety of social events.

 We are still accepting applications for the 2023 IP/Patent Prosecution Summer Associate opening. If you are interested in our 2024 program, check back later this summer and we will provide details for Summer Associate positions (class of 2025) in litigation, labor and employment, IP, corporate, and subrogation):

MWM will provide information on the Summer 2023 Associate sessions for the following position:

Munck Wilson Mandala is looking for a 2L law student to serve as a summer clerk in its intellectual property/patent prosecution practice. Candidates must be in the top 25% of the class and will preferably demonstrate strong written and oral advocacy skills, such as law review, moot court, mock trial, or similar experience. The clerkship will typically be for 6 weeks in the Dallas, Austin, and/or Los Angeles offices.

Please submit cover letter, resume, transcript and writing sample to Stephanie Elovitz, Director of Recruiting, at [email protected].

Munck Wilson Mandala is a technology-focused law firm with offices in Dallas, Austin, Houston, and Marshall, Texas, Los Angeles, California, and is currently opening an office in Boca Rotan, Florida. Listed as an Inc. Best Workplace in 2020 by Inc. Magazine, the firm offers full-service counsel in the areas of intellectual property litigation, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property portfolio development, corporate transactions and securities, real estate, employment law, and various other practices. Munck Wilson Mandala represents clients from start-ups to Fortune 50 companies. Learn more about the firm at

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Student Recruiting

As part of the recruiting process, MWM takes part in on-campus recruiting programs offered at many law schools nationwide, as well as participates in OCI resume collections.  Check your campus recruiting office for information regarding an MWM law school visit.


Stephanie Elovitz
Director of Recruiting
202 Inc. Best Work-Places