Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. builds great attorneys. We also tend to keep them. During the past decade over 95 percent of our first year attorney class of associates came from our internship, externship and summer associate programs.
This achievement goes well beyond the awards realized from being one of New York's best employers. We choose the most talented applicants. When interviewing candidates for these positions, we look to see whether they have the greatness potential to be successful at the firm. Once we hire someone, the training, mentoring and teaching never stops. We build skills and train you to become the next great generation of attorneys, leaders, and statespersons. As both street lawyers who get their hands dirty in our cases and deals and renowned theoreticians, we challenge you to do the same. In everything we do, we strive for greatness and expect you to do the same. We practice creative lawyering and we encourage you to express your opinions and share fresh ideas to improve our work. We furnish recognition for such achievements both internally and publicly.
We choose the most talented people from high schools, colleges, law schools and in some cases among practicing lawyers. We build their skills and train them to be great. Whether it be our mentoring, the Thursday afternoon in house training, the active placement into exciting and fruitful cases or deals, or the community atmosphere of the firm, our programs have worked in making Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. not only the home of one of the best internship, externship or semester or summer programs available, but maybe the best company in New York to live out one's legal career or any career.Candidates may be any year of law school, including first year, but must be in the top 20 percent of their class. To apply for a paid or unpaid internship at Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. please provide a resume, cover letter, transcript and writing samples that will convince us to hire you to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. is the Best Place to Extern for Law School Students:
1. 90% of our externs have either joined our firm or been placed through our connections in other law firms for full-time jobs.
2. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. received top 50 Best Places to Work honor by Crain's Magazine.
3. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C.'s associate training has caused 3 of our associates to be named Super Lawyers Rising Stars this past year - more than any other real estate law firm.
4. Adam Leitman Bailey, P.C. externs are put into active deals and cases to maximize their learning and their experience. Externs do not file, make coffee or make copies.
"I am writing to thank you and your wonderful team for the externship opportunity this past semester. It was truly an informative and educational experience observing you as you managed the hurdles and ethics of your law practice." - Dina, Law School Extern
“It is very diverse. It’s a lot of different things going on and it was good to see just how everything came together and everyone works off each other...it’s kind of like a family unit …everyone helps each other out.”-Kate Thompson, Touro Law School
“There’s a real professional and energetic environment that’s kind of contagious… I gained a sense of how to conduct myself in a professional atmosphere and how to sell myself as an attorney.”-Lindsay Garroway, New York Law School
“It was a very much invigorating and challenging work environment with many unique and interesting assignments and great work experience.”-Matt Windman, New York Law School
“It was great! The people here are amazing, everyone is really friendly and really knowledgeable…I would come to work every day with a smile on my face and I would go home with a smile on my face as well.”-Vladimir Mironenko, New York Law School
“One of my favorite things that I did here was working with Adam on his (“RESP”) Real Estate Settlement and Procedures Lecture. It was a lot of tough work but we saw it cultivate at the end on the lecture he gave and that I was able to participate in.”-Jesse, New York Law School
"Overall, it was really a great experience. I met a lot of cool people and learned how to integrate different aspects of being a lawyer and I just had a real overall opportunity," Jennifer Beyer, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
"I loved the respect and how everybody associates with you. They're teaching me, I'm learning from them, but at the same time, I'm not looked down upon because I’m a student or I'm not an attorney yet. I feel at the same level with them, and I think that's very important." Anna Fayziyev, Touro Law School Intern
"This was an absolutely amazing experience. I can really say I wanted to come to work everyday ... I was able to hold my own and learn so much and be trusted with assignments ... I really felt since day 1 that i was wanted here." - Rachel, Rutgers School of Law Student
"...it solidified my desires to work in a law firm. I learned what it takes daily to work in a law firm, and how much effort everyone puts in, but in the end it’s rewarding and well worth it." Alison Weisman, New York Law School
"It was great. I learned so much about real estate law that I wanted to learn. I learned how to work in a law firm ... How to multitask in a law firm that's so busy ... Everyone is so approachable ... they kind of take you under your wing." - Shana, Touro Law School Student
"Working here was a great experience. I gained a lot of skills that I wouldn't gain in the classroom setting. I gained interpersonal skills, research and writing skills, communication skills ... He [Adam Leitman Bailey] has been a great mentor and is someone I can always go to." - Jeffrey, New York Law School Student
"It was a great experience. I got to work with highly sophisticated, intelligent, motivated people who cared about what they were doing and I loved working in the law." Chris Warren, New York Law School Student
"It was really interesting to see real estate law come alive, and to see it actually be done,"Andrew Thompson New York Law School Student
"I am fortunate to be the beneficiary of Adam’s ability to foster and encourage an environment where sophisticated, intelligent, and hard-working people thrive," Former Intern
"Without Adam I would never have had this opportunity to learn and grow as a young attorney," Former Intern
“It’s a great place to work if you really want to work- what they do here in terms of real estate law is pretty fantastic” Oliver Jones, New York Law School
“Everyone is so friendly, professional and cultured here that I’ve never experienced before working at other law firms.” Lindsay Gamble, New York Law School
“I want to thank everyone here for making my experience here a great one.” Stephanie Rothman, Brooklyn Law School
“I think that this is a great place to work- great place to get experience. It doesn’t get better than working here: you get responsibilities and it’s a nice environment.” Adam Wolk, New York Law School
“I would encourage anybody … to reach out to the firm and apply for the internship. This is not a typical internship; Adam is really interested in getting you a real world substantive legal work. You will get a lot out of this internship, I know I did!”-Adam Blander, Brooklyn Law School
“The first time I actually felt like an attorney…treated exactly like an attorney would be treated and I had all the responsibilities of an attorney. This basically foreshadowed of what I want to do in my future”-Moni Sarmadi, New York Law School