Firm Announces Award of Second Diversity Fellowship
October 29, 2013
The firm is pleased to announce that the 2014 Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship has been awarded to Patricia Kim, a second-year student at Georgetown University Law Center.
As this year’s Diversity Fellow, Ms. Kim will receive a financial award of up to $15,000, a paid 2014 summer associate position, as well as an assigned mentor at the firm for her remaining law school career. To win the Fellowship, she distinguished herself from a large, competitive group of applicants from numerous law schools. Launched last year, the Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship is an important part of the firm’s Diversity Program, dedicated to recruiting, retaining, and promoting attorneys who contribute to the diversity of our firm and our profession.
Last summer, Ms. Kim served as an intern with Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Prior to transferring to Georgetown, she was a member of The Minority Mentorship Program, Academic Enrichment Program and PALS Program. She also served as an SBA Student Advisor at Fordham University School of Law.
Ms. Kim holds a Master of Science in Social Work from the Columbia University School of Social Work, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Peace Studies from the University of Notre Dame.
Details regarding the Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP Diversity Fellowship and eligibility requirements can be found here.