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Associate Development Committee

At ArentFox Schiff, We Know Today’s Associate Is Tomorrow’s Partner
That’s why we created the Associate Development Committee - to ensure your Associate years aren’t just spent billing hours. We want to help you develop personally and professionally into the extraordinary lawyer you’re meant to be.
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What We Do

Leadership Groundbreaking opportunities for personal growth and leadership development in the AFS Fellows Program.

Wellness Programs, discussions, and resources designed to help you keep a positive, healthy work-life balance.

Business Development Of all the skills needed in our career, none intimidates more than building a book of business - we can help.

Diversity, Inclusion & Empowerment Who we are as a firm must always celebrate, protect, and nurture diversity - it’s part of our DNA at ArentFox Schiff.

Mentoring Ensuring you have a positive, helpful, and sensitive mentor to answer your questions and provide advice.

Coaching ArentFox Schiff has a professional career coach available to help you grow and improve in a number of vital areas.

ADC Programs Tailored for You

Creditable Training Hours Not every worthwhile experience is billable. Don’t worry - these training hours are entirely creditable to ensure you get every opportunity.

Fellows Program Selective, three-year leadership development program including workshops, retreats, and collaborative experiences.

The Path to Partnership We start getting you ready years before the finish line so you know what to expect and what factors are most critical for elevation and success.

Fox Talks Quarterly talks with firm leaders on topics like “Lessons Learned in the Pandemic” and “What the AEC Considers Success Factors.”

Wolf Pack Program A bespoke, team-based approach to learning how to build and grow a book of business both as an associate and future partner.

New Associate On-Boarding A bespoke, team-based approach to learning how to build and grow a book of business both as an associate and future partner.

“As a former Associate at ArentFox Schiff, I know how critically important these years are in your journey to becoming not just the lawyer but the person you are meant to be. The ADC is here to help make that happen.”
Chair, Associate Development Committee
Scott Peeler, Partner, New York at Arent Fox