lateral associates 

Attorneys who have begun successful careers with other firms, in-house or in public service frequently seek a lateral transition to Choate because of the unusual opportunity to develop a practice that is inherent in our one-office model.  We focus on a select group of areas where we practice at the highest level representing clients across the US and internationally.  Our practice groups are not highly leveraged, which allows our partners to work directly with associates to train and develop the next generation of exceptional lawyers.  Our practice focus and commitment to lean staffing with dedicated teams enable our associates to develop expertise and play important roles in client relationships early in their careers. 

As a lateral associate, integrating into your department, practice group and the fabric of the Firm is critical to your success.  Every lateral associate is paired with a partner and associate mentor who focus on ensuring a successful transition and integration.


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