Unique opportunity for an exceptional first-year law student to work alongside the in-house legal team of an S&P 500 company. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated seeks candidates for its 2019 Summer Legal Clerkship Program at our headquarters in Carthage, MO. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials and be eager to develop legal skills while learning in a fast-paced international legal department, including working in the areas of intellectual property, contract negotiation, SEC filings, litigation, employment law, regulatory compliance, environmental law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions. This position will be for 40 hours a week for approximately twelve weeks during the summer. The selected law clerk will spend this time rotating among each of the practice groups to assist with the everyday global legal matters we encounter.
Completed first year of law school
Exceptional oral and written communication skills
Excellent academic record
Able to work independently and collaboratively
Capable of initiating and monitoring projects with limited supervision
Proficient with Microsoft Office
The selected law clerk will also have the opportunity to network with Interns in other corporate departments through Doors, Leggett & Platt’s internship program. For more information, please visit https://careers.leggett.com/Internships.
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