Careers

The terrain of business and law is constantly changing. Foster Pepper continues to evolve with the market but remains focused on obtaining the best possible outcomes for our clients. As a Foster Pepper attorney or staff member you will work in a culture that is collaborative and collegial. To maintain this rewarding environment, we actively recruit, develop and retain a talented and diverse legal team. We welcome your inquiries and would be pleased to answer any questions you may have about joining our firm.

Attorney Recruitment

Each year, we begin recruiting for our Summer Associate Program in July and typically conclude in-house and on-campus interviews in November. In the meantime, be sure to view our Recruiting Brochure (PDF). For additional information, please contact Bethany Brown, Senior Manager of Attorney Recruitment & Professional Development.

Diversity

Diversity and inclusion are highly valued at Foster Pepper, and we are committed to ensuring that both are integrated into the firm’s culture and the way we do business. Diversity and inclusion help us appreciate the differences in each other and improve our ability to serve clients through creative, collaborative advocacy. We are committed to recruiting diverse attorneys and staff, training and promoting our workforce, and increasing diverse representation in all aspects of the firm, including in firm leadership.

Foster Pepper strives for a workforce reflective of the communities we serve. Currently, 15 percent of our attorneys and 21 percent of our staff are from diverse backgrounds. Thus far in 2017, 25 percent of our newly hired attorneys are diverse and we are committed to an inclusive and supportive work environment with opportunity for all to thrive.   Diversity and inclusion are core components to our Strategic Plan, critical to the success of our Firm and integrated throughout our hiring, training and leadership structures.

Notice to Legal Search Firms/Consultants

Foster Pepper does not authorize search firms, search consultants, or anyone else to openly solicit candidates on the firm’s behalf. Under NALSC’s Code of Ethics, candidates shall be submitted only (i) with prior authorization of the Foster Pepper Attorney Recruiting department or (ii) where the search firm, based on previous direct communication with Foster Pepper, knows Foster Pepper would accept the submission.

Search firms interested in submitting candidates for any of our attorney openings or for any other reason, must first seek approval from Bethany Brown, Senior Manager of Attorney Recruitment and Professional Development, at bethany.brown@foster.com. There are no exceptions to this process. Further, Foster Pepper will not pay a placement fee or give priority to any application submitted to the firm in any other way.