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David Logan has served as Dean at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, RI since 2003. A graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law, Dean Logan clerked for a federal judge and practiced with a major Washington, D.C. law firm, where he represented Native American tribes....



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Want to Work with the General Counsel of CVS? Red Sox? GTECH? Launching Our New In-House Counsel Externship Program

Posted by David Logan on 02/04/2013 at 12:38 PM

For years now, RWU law has placed students in fantastic externships with the top lawyers, judges, and government and nonprofit organizations in Rhode Island.  http://law.rwu.edu/academics/institutes-programs/feinstein-institute-legal-service/curricular-programs/externships/publ; http://law.rwu.edu/academics/institutes-programs/feinstein-institute-legal-service/curricular-programs/externships/judi

Now we add to this already rich array the chance to work with the top corporate lawyers in the region, in our recently launched In-House Counsel Externship Program. Through this program, eligible second-year and third-year law students will get months of hands-on practical training, for academic credit, in the in-house counsel offices of prominent entities in southern New England.  

For this inaugural spring 2013 semester, the Program’s Director, Cecily Banks, recruited seven terrific 3Ls and placed them with six premier companies, which offered generously to provide invaluable educational and training experiences for the students.  The companies are: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.; GTECH Corporation; Textron, Inc.; Fenway Sports Group (aka the Red Sox); The Kraft Group (aka the New England Patriots); and IDC, Inc.  Here is a pic of the lucky students and the program director, Prof. Cecily Banks.

Professor Cecily Banks (Program Director); Michael Mullane (CVS); Christian Infantolino (CVS); Elanor Vadney (Textron); Kendra Levesque (GTECH); Matthew Soteroff (The Kraft Group); Katelyn Grandchamp (Fenway Sports Group); Lauren Hill (IDC); Dean David Logan.

This new program joins RWU Law's varied experiential learning options Experiential Learning and helps our grads be "practice ready".