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Guy N. Halgren Diversity Fellowship

About the FellowshipFellowship

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values of Sheppard Mullin. The Diversity Fellowship is named in honor of Chair Emeritus, Guy Halgren, for his longstanding commitment to creating a firm culture that celebrates diversity and promotes equity and inclusion.

As part of our commitment to greater diversity in the legal industry, each year, the firm will award $35,000* to three talented law students who have demonstrated resiliency and grit, and will contribute to the richness and excellence of our firm.


Qualified applicants will meet the following requirements:


In evaluating candidates, we will consider the following:

How and When to Apply

A complete application has the following requirements:

For any questions about this fellowship, please contact Donovan Hunter, Firmwide Entry-Level Recruiting Manager, at

The pay range for this 10-week position is $215,000 - $215,000 per year. Please note that the foregoing compensation information is a good-faith assessment associated with this position only and is provided pursuant to the New York City Salary Transparency Law. 

* The firm will pay out the $35,000 fellowship grant to each fellow in three installments:

  1. $15,000 upon completion of 1L summer and acceptance of 2L position at Sheppard Mullin
  2. $10,000 upon completion of 2L summer and acceptance of post-graduate position at Sheppard Mullin
  3. $10,000 after joining firm as a full-time associate, to be paid out during January of first year of practice
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