Are you interested in working in growing law firm where:

  • Your personal development is as important as business development?
  • Your individuality is applauded and encouraged?
  • You have the opportunity to work with world-class clients and world-class lawyers?
  • You will be expected to be your best every day and rewarded for those efforts?
  • Your colleagues are committed to the highest standards of professional excellence?
  • You can make a difference in the life of someone in need?

If this sounds like a desirable workplace to you, we want to hear from you.

                                            2017 Summer Associate-IP Practice Group

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey is seeking a JD student interested in intellectual property to join our 2017 Summer Associate Program, supporting the Intellectual Property Practice Group in our New Haven, CT office. Interested candidates should hold an undergraduate or advanced degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or another related discipline.  This summer position is open to all qualified candidates in their first or second year at an ABA-accredited law school. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and law school transcript to: 

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP
50 Leavenworth Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Fax:  203-575-2600

2017 Diversity Scholar Program-Joint 1L Summer Associate Experience

Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP and Eversource Energy Legal Department will provide a law student of a diverse background a unique opportunity to participate in their summer associate programs.  The selected student will spend half of the summer at Eversource Energy Legal Department where he/she will have an opportunity to participate in the day-to-day work experiences of in-house attorneys at a major Connecticut utility.  The other half of the program will be spent at Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey, the largest law firm in Western Connecticut, participating in its regular Summer Associate program with exposure to its training programs and work assignments as well as getting a feel for what a career at a firm is like.  A mentor from each organization will provide professional and personal development assistance.

Selection Criteria

All 1L students of diverse backgrounds at ABA accredited law schools are encouraged to apply.  The candidate will be selected based on academic, personal and professional achievement.

Interested candidates should submit:

  • A resume
  • Academic transcripts
  • A writing sample
  • A personal statement describing the contribution you would make to promote diversity in the legal profession, and an explanation your interest in this program in particular
  • Two references, including one from a law school professor or someone who can comment on your legal work

Please send applications to:

Laurie Logan-Priscott
Director of Human Resources and Professional Development
Carmody Torrance Sandak & Hennessey LLP
50 Leavenworth Street
Waterbury, CT 06702
Fax:  203-575-2600