Why Join Us?

Our employees, at all levels, regularly report very high levels of job satisfaction. We believe that one of the primary reasons is that our work is highly valued and appreciated by our clients.

We work hard to create a positive, responsive work environment and to unify us throughout our six offices. With a meaningful commitment to diversity and work-life balance, Hinckley Allen has been recognized as a premiere employer and “Best Place to Work.”

Build a real career with us at Hinckley Allen – use the support of a dedicated Professional Development team. Our resources – for mentoring, formal evaluation (performance management), continuing education, skills development, work allocation and more – are available as one of the ways we attract and retain some of the nation’s top legal talent.

The pay-off for our clients is a stable, collaborative, and experienced, team-based corps that is agile, responsive and effective.

Hartford Business Journal – Best Places to Work in CT 2017 | Providence Business News- Best Places to Work in RI 2017

Summer Associates

Our Summer Associate Program at Hinckley Allen gives participants a realistic sense of the demands, challenges and rewards of a position within our firm. Participants gain hands-on experience—through varied work assignments—in each of our primary practice areas. Both Associate- and Partner-level mentors guide the program. Additionally, there are typically plenty of opportunities to get to know our professionals outside of the office through organized sporting events, dinners, community-focused projects and more.



Hinckley Allen offers scholarships to diverse second-year and first-year law students. Scholarship recipients become part of a salaried 10-week summer program. The scholarship for a second-year student is $10,000. The scholarship for a first-year student is $5,000.

  • Eligibility  First-year law student at an ABA-accredited U.S. law school, strong record of academics, leadership and a demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  • Application – Resume, transcript, writing sample and a personal statement that reflects life experiences and how you will contribute to the diversity of the firm and the legal profession generally.
  • Selection Process – Applications will be reviewed and selected by a group of attorneys and management personnel.

For any questions, please reach out to Robert Harris at


How I’ve Grown Since My First Summer At Hinckley Allen: An Alum’s Reflection On The Summer Associate Program

John Pariseault was ready to make an impact at our firm from his first day as a Summer Associate. Now a Partner in our Real Estate Practice, John will be a mentor to the incoming Hinckley Allen Summer Associate Class of 2017. Read how he’s grown since his first summer at Hinckley Allen.