Attorney Recruiting by wanghonghx


									Attorney Recruiting

                                                                                                                                                         Did You Know?
Our Experience                                                                                                                                           Stradley Ronon ranked 25 among the 146 firms in the American
                                                                                                                                                         Lawyer’s 2009 Mid-Level Associate Survey in “management
From establishing one of the first mutual funds in the country in 1928, to handling the                                                                            ”
                                                                                                                                                         openness, “associates likelihood to stay for at least two more
naming rights for a major Philadelphia stadium just a few years ago, we’re proud to help shape                                                                 ,
                                                                                                                                                         years” and “among the highest rating as a place to work. ”
the legal and business landscape of our region.
                                                                                                         “The strength of Stradley Ronon                 Our firm was honored to be the only Philadelphia-based
What started as a one-office, three-person partnership in 1926 has grown into one of the leading                                                         law firm selected to appear in the latest edition of “America’s
law firms in Philadelphia – with six offices and more than 195 attorneys throughout the region.          lies in its people and their
                                                                                                                                                         Greatest Places to Work with A Law Degree.   ”
                                                                                                         professionalism, friendliness and
More importantly, we are committed to giving back to the communities in which we work                                                       ”
                                                                                                         realistic views of life and the law.            Stradley Ronon is the only firm in Eastern Pennsylvania that
and live. Through our financial support, volunteering and fundraising, we help hundreds of                                                               is a member of Meritas® – a worldwide business alliance of
Greater Philadelphia charities and organizations reach their potential.                                  Nancy L. Margolis, Of Counsel                   more than 210 law firms in 70 countries.
                                                                                                                                                         Our firm was recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal
                                                                                                                                                         for being a “Most Charitable Giver” in 2008, 2007 and 2006.

                      Message from Our Hiring Partner                                                    Communication                                   Our firm represents private and public companies – from small
                                                                                                                                                         businesses to Fortune 500 corporations.
                      As the Chair of Stradley Ronon’s Hiring Committee, I am often asked what           “At Stradley Ronon, there is a
                      the firm looks for when hiring attorneys. The answer is simple – intelligent,      dialogue between associates
                      accomplished men and women who want to deliver the highest caliber work            and firm management that is
                      for our clients and who value the friendly, exciting and diverse environment       remarkable. Associates have a voice
                      in which we practice.                                                              and are encouraged to participate in
                                                                                                         the firm in a meaningful way. At the    Diversity
                      At Stradley Ronon, we not only strive to hire the best and the brightest, but we   same time, the firm’s leaders are
                      are committed to helping the attorneys we hire reach their professional goals.     committed to openly and effectively     Stradley Ronon has a long-standing      • Stradley Ronon was the first
                      In addition to our formal mentoring and training programs, we emphasize “real      sharing information with the            commitment to the communities in          participant to sign on for Drexel
                      world” experience. We provide our attorneys with opportunities to develop and      associates. This candid exchange of     which our lawyers work and live, and      University College of Law’s
                      use their skills early on, whether in the court room or the board room.            ideas is important, and distinguishes   to promoting women and minorities         Minority Fellowship Program.
                                                                                                         Stradley from most law firms. ”         in the legal profession. We are proud     To promote the program, which
                      In a marketplace increasingly crowded with mega-firms and minimal front-line                                               to have helped pave the way with          provides minority students with
                      opportunities for associates, Stradley is the type of firm whose attorneys can     Fabio Battaglia III, Associate          our diversity efforts, including:         six-month cooperative education
                      say, “Now, this is why I went to law school. ”                                     Investment Management/                                                            placements and $15,000 per
                                                                                                         Mutual Funds                            • We were one of the first law            year for living expenses, the firm
                      Our summer program is designed to give just a taste of what life at Stradley                                                 firms to adopt the “Statement           started the “Stradley Challenge.  ”
                      Ronon is truly like – challenging work assignments, diverse integration and                                                  of Goals” of Philadelphia Law           This fundraising effort was
                      training programs, exciting opportunities for professional activities outside of   Environment                               Firms for Increasing Minority           extended to members of the
                      the office, and social events that help you get to know us, our clients and our                                              Representation and Retention.           Philadelphia Diversity Law Group
                      great city of Philadelphia.                                                        “Stradley Ronon’s dynamic legal           This statement was adopted              – of which the firm is a member.
                                                                                                         environment is defined by its             under the leadership of our
                      I invite you to take a look at Stradley and see for yourself who we are.           commitment to the creativity of           partner, André Dennis, during his     • Stradley Ronon supports the
                                                                                                         the law and the genuine support of        term as the first African-American      APABA-PA’s dedication to the
                      Jeffrey D. Grossman, Partner                                                       life’s most challenging personal and      Chancellor of the Philadelphia          advancement of Asian American
                      Chair, Hiring Committee                                                            professional endeavors. ”                 Bar Association.                        attorneys admitted or practicing in
                                                                                                                                                                                           Pennsylvania, Northern Delaware
                                                                                                         Carolina Cabrera, Associate             • The firm is a founding member           and Southern New Jersey.
                                                                                                         Business                                  of the Philadelphia Diversity           Stradley Ronon partner Deborah
                                                                                                                                                   Law Group, an organization of           Hong was appointed as president
                                                                                                                                                   law firms and corporate counsel         of the Asian Pacific American
                                                                                                                                                   promoting minority-lawyer hiring        Bar Association of Pennsylvania
                                                                                                                                                   and retention in the Greater            (APABA-PA) for a one-year term.
                                                                                                                                                   Philadelphia Region. Stradley
                                                                                                                                                   Ronon partner Danielle Banks
                                                                                                                                                   is a member of the group’s board
                                                                                                                                                   of directors.
For more information on attorney recruiting, visit or contact Erica Gonzalez.

                       Contact Information
                       Jeffrey D. Grossman, Partner
                       Chair, Hiring Committee

                       Erica S. Gonzalez
                       Manager of Recruitment

                       About Stradley Ronon
                       Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP
                       is a full-service law firm. We provide
                       our lawyers with challenging legal
                       work, a collegial atmosphere in
                       which to practice, opportunities for
                       professional development, and the
                       time to pursue personal interests.


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