Quick Conversations w/ The Career Center | 2 Virtual Opportunities to Connect 4.5.23

Sign up via Symplicity for 1 of 2 opportunities to connect with practicing attorneys and gain more insight into the legal community.

Join the conversation with attorney Addison Litton, Litigation Counsel at Zoom Video Communications. Addison spent her early career in Big Law at Cooley LLP’s Silicon Valley office in the firm’s business litigation group. There, she represented a wide variety of clients from start-ups to multinational and Fortune-500 companies in matters spanning from corporate and regulatory investigations, to privacy and securities class actions, to employment litigation. She maintained an active pro bono practice as well, including advocating for prisoners’ rights in a series of class action lawsuits against local counties for the poor conditions of their jails.

In 2021, she took a role in-house at Zoom Video Communications as Litigation Counsel where she manages various lawsuits and commercial disputes involving Zoom and advises the business on risk mitigation strategies related to regulatory issues, privacy, competition and antitrust, and employment.

Join the conversation with attorney Matthew Suess, Civil Litigation Attorney with Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion. Matthew returned to Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion in 2021 after years working at a multi-national firm in San Francisco, California. He focuses his practice on insurance defense, complex commercial litigation, corporate law, and catastrophic tort cases. Matthew provides practical, hands-on advice to national and international clients in business transactions, risk management, and litigation, from Fortune-500 companies to closely-held corporations.

Matthew is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, and California, and has appeared in both state and federal courts in those jurisdictions. He is experienced in every aspect of litigation, from initial evaluation through trial.

Make Your Name Known | Attend These Employer Hosted Events This Week!

Monday, April 3rd

FOLEY Fundamentals: Introduction to Intellectual Property. To register for the panel, please click here  | 5PM

Tuesday, April 4th

FENWICK: The Do’s and Don’ts of Interviewing |register here  | 2PM

FOLEY & LARDNER LLP | Under Pressure: Managing Stress in Law School and Beyond | RSVP | 4:30PM

Thursday, April 6th


WASHU| Virtual International Alumni Panel | Join | 12PM

Looking Ahead to 2024 – Call for Resumes

The following employers would like to get a jump on Summer 2024 recruiting with a request for resumes! Get a HEAD START on the next recruiting cycle by submitting your materials early via Symplicity. Keep checking, Employers will continue to be added prior to the submission deadline, April 9th @ 11:59PM CT.

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Secured a Clerkship? Thinking of Clerkships? Applying for Clerkships? – You Should Attend These Upcoming Events

Monday, April 3rd

National Diversity Event – Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy or Magistrate Judge? | In-Person | 3-6PM CST

JUDICIAL CONVERSATION: Judge Sheryl Gordon McCloud, Washington Supreme Court |Zoom Watch Room Brown Seminar Room (No.203) | 12PM

Tuesday, April 4th

JUDICIAL CONVERSATION: Judge Leanna K. Weissmann Court of Appeals of Indiana | Zoom Watch Zoom. Brown Seminar Room (no. 203) | 12PM

JUDICIAL CONVERSATION: Judge Rowan D. Wilson with New York Court of Appeals | Zoom Watch Room Wright Jury Room (No. 311) | 12PM

JUDICIAL CONVERSATION: Judge Gail Weilheimer of Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas | Zoom Watch Room University Seminar Room (No. 312) | 4PM

Thursday, April 6th

JUDICIAL CONVERSATION: Judge Myrna Perez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit | Zoom Watch Room Wright Jury Room (No.311) | 12PM

RSVP Today! Employer Showcase | Something for ALL CLASSES

WashULaw students, Confirm your attendance to the Career Center’s annual Employer Showcase April 13th. This year we invite all class years to participate in a week of career planning and networking programming.

For a full list of events, log in to Symplicity and navigate to the events section and search “SHOWCASE”. Check the list of events often as more will be added. We hope to see you all there!

Opportunity is Knocking: ABA LGBT Public Interest Scholarship | Apply by 4.28

The SOGI Commission is now accepting applications through April 28, 2023 for the LGBT Public Interest Scholarship for Summer/Fall 2023.

  • This scholarship is intended for law students and/or recent law school graduates studying for the Bar who are either LGBTQ+ or who will be working in the LGBTQ+ space doing public interest work.
  • The Scholarship will provide financial support to a first, second-, or third-year law student, or recent law graduate to enable the student or recent law graduate to work in the LGBTQ+ public interest arena.
  • One or more scholarships of up to $5000 each are awarded annually, subject to the availability of funds and the recommendation of the Commission’s Scholarship Committee. 

To learn more about the application process, visit: