*Required Information

* 1. Contact information (current)

* 2. Contact Information (2012 Summer Washington, D.C. area address, if known)

* 3. Anticipated Dates in the Washington, D.C. area (if known)

Start Date
Departure Date

* 4. Race (optional)

* 5. Sexual Orientation (optional)

* 6. School Information

* 7. Practice Area Interests

* 8. What brings you to the Washington, D.C. area this summer?

* 9. Please explain why diversity matters to you in your professional career. Your response may include a discussion of any initiatives that you have taken or in which you have participated to promote diversity.

* 10. Briefly describe your overall career goals and why working at a law firm in the Washington, D.C. area might further those goals.

* 11. In what ways would you benefit from participating in the Sidley 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program?

* 12. By checking "Yes" below, I understand my application is not complete until I have sent in my application materials to Mieko Rechka, Legal Recruiting Manager, at mrechka@sidley.com by Friday, April 27, 2012.

* 13. By checking "Yes" below, I understand and agree to the following:

While the Firm is pleased to provide you information about this program, it is not a part of, or a requirement of, employment. Although we encourage participants in the Sidley 1L Diversity Summer Mentorship Program to consider Sidley Austin LLP when considering law firm employment, being a participant does not obligate one to apply for a summer clerkship or permanent position with any Sidley office, nor is Sidley obligated to interview or hire any program participant.

If you wish to participate in this program, you acknowledge and understand that your participation is purely voluntary and is entirely at your own risk, and the Firm shall not be liable in any way for any injuries or damages that you may incur in connection with this event.