Training and Development

Our summer program training is comprised of two parts: the Practice Area Series and Developmental Workshops.

The Practice Area Series
The purpose of the Practice Area Series is to introduce summer associates to Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's varied practice areas and to illustrate how the practice areas support our clients and our highly successful business model. Select firm attorneys will present brief overviews of their practice areas, citing specific clients or cases to illustrate their practices. Summer associates will have an opportunity to connect with representatives from each practice area and learn more about available assignments. The Practice Area Series includes:

  • Clean Technology and Project Finance
  • Commercial and Consumer Litigation
  • IP Litigation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Patents
  • Private Company Representation
  • Public Company Representation
  • Securities Litigation
  • Technology Transactions

Developmental Workshops
Our workshops cover a variety of topics of interest to both future transactional attorneys and litigators. These sessions are led by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati attorneys and outside experts. Workshops include:

  • Accounting and Finance for Lawyers
  • Cutting-Edge Trends in Start-Ups
  • Deposition Skills
  • Drafting Complaints
  • Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Patent Lab
  • Securities Regulations
  • Term-Sheet Drafting and Negotiation