A: I am Lauren, I am from Washington D.C.
Q: Where are you studying?
A: George Washington University Law School.
Q: And what are your goals otherwise?
A: Right now I would like to work for a law firm and do general litigation work.
Q: Did you get the experience you wanted at this firm?
Q: What exactly was your role?
A: I was a litigation summer associate so I helped the litigation department with research and writing.
Q: What practice areas did you get exposed to?
A: I did a lot of work with condo and coop, and the general litigation group.
Q: Can you tell us more about what your experience was like?
A: I was doing a lot of research and writing for the attorneys when they were drafting memos or drafting motions to be filed with the court. So it was a really good experience to learn how to draft a motion.
Q: How did the firm help you with the tasks?
A: The attorneys were really great in giving a good direction and whenever I had any questions I was more than welcome to reach out to them and ask those questions.
Q: Is there anything that you liked the most, any specific tasks?
A: I really liked drafting motions. I was given the opportunity to draft one by myself and thought it was a great experience.
Q: Did you get to work with Adam directly?
A: Absolutely. He always checked on us periodically and we helped research on an article he had written.
Q: Do you have a most memorable moment at ALB?
A: Definitely writing my own motion and getting to file it with the court. That was a really great opportunity to start essentially from scratch and get to write it from scratch.
Q: What would you say is something that you have learned really well?
A: Definitely my research skills, actually really getting into the case law and distinguish from the other cases. I really got the detail grasp. That skillset I definitely improved.
Q: Is there something you did here that will help you practice law?
A: I got to a court one time and that was really interesting. I really liked my research assignment going into a motion or hearing, I often got to attend the hearing and that was always an experience that you don’t always get in all internships.
Q: Do you have any comments towards future interns that they can use?
A: Definitely to apply and be ready to work hard.
Q: So overall you had a great experience?