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Build Your Future

Welcome to a firm like no other. Davis Polk is one of the world’s most admired firms, with top-tier clients and an enviable reputation.

Welcome to a firm like no other. Davis Polk is one of the world’s most admired firms, with top-tier clients and an enviable reputation.

Who We Are

High-profile transactions. Ground-breaking litigation. Deals that make an impact on how the world does business. Davis Polk lawyers handle significant matters for the world’s leading companies. As an associate, you’ll be part of a team that delivers the smartest, most innovative solutions to our clients’ needs.

We have offices in major financial centers across four continents, so you’ll be part of a global network of professionals addressing our clients’ most pressing matters.

In addition to our client work, our partners and associates apply their skills to numerous pro bono projects. Our pro bono work is an integral part of who we are. Every year, our lawyers devote thousands of hours to helping people and communities in need.

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Your Path

There is no typical career path for a Davis Polk associate. Early on you'll be exposed to – and involved in – significant client matters. You'll start making a difference from day one. You’ll have access to a wide range of professional development programs and opportunities.

We give you the tools and knowledge to go to the top of your profession, but the future is yours to shape.

We know career paths can take interesting turns. If you’ve taken time away from law and then return to Davis Polk, you’ll welcome the resources available to you as part of our Davis Polk Revisited program.

Diversity and Inclusion

Davis Polk is a firm of well-rounded people who bring a wide range of perspectives and backgrounds to our work, resulting in a strong and inclusive culture, and more innovative solutions to our clients.

Our programs for women continue to provide opportunities for excellence and for women to excel at Davis Polk.

In addition, our commitment to diversity is evidenced through our affinity groups, each of which provides networking, mentoring, career development and leadership opportunities for our diverse professionals and a forum to explore areas of interest.

Join Us

There is no better place to launch and build a career in law. Our programs for law students will provide you with an all-encompassing experience of work and life at one of the world’s top-rated firms.