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Lawyers choose Orrick for the people, the practice and the spirit of our firm. Our lawyers handle innovative transactions and complex disputes for world-class clients. Our lawyers are team players and critical thinkers. We are open to new ways of doing things. We believe in developing great relationships with our clients and each other.

Our core firm values of excellence and integrity, cooperation and individual respect, enthusiasm as well as the pursuit of improvement aren't just words on a website. Our values show up in the way we organize our client service teams and train our associates.

Orrick in Germany is fully and seamlessly integrated into Orrick's global platform of 24 offices spanning the United States, Europe and Asia, and is built fundamentally around the quality, character and strength of its lawyers. Our commitment to developing legal talent is demonstrated through our strong collegial culture, promotion of continued career progression and comprehensive partner-led mentoring programs. At its best, mentoring is about two things: great relationships and meaningful advice. And Orrick lawyers consistently note that mentoring their colleagues is one of the most rewarding parts of their careers.


We seek and welcome talented, creative and motivated lawyers who think in business terms. A career at Orrick entails high-level national and international projects, sophisticated clients and a collegial, cooperative atmosphere. If you're commercially astute, industrious and ambitious, then we are the firm for you.

Trainee Lawyers (Referendare)

Do you aspire to be among the brightest legal minds in Germany? Orrick is a firm for academically outstanding graduates. Strong academic credentials are required. Our trainees flourish in a collegial atmosphere, receive "hands-on" work and contribute meaningfully to demanding projects. You will also participate in our local training events while interacting with and learning from lawyers in our offices worldwide at every level of experience. Your interests will be closely matched to your ideal mentor.


Avail yourself of the ultimate start to your legal career. Join Orrick as an intern, and experience what it is like to be a modern-day lawyer at a leading global firm while fast-tracking your future. We are strongly committed to the development of our young interns, fostering bright legal talent in a friendly and mutually supportive environment.