Keller and Heckman is looking for law students who have demonstrated the intellectual ability, and particularly the written and oral communication skills, to maintain the firm's tradition of high quality legal representation. In addition, we want to identify candidates with the character and enthusiasm to make a commitment to outstanding client service. The firm also seeks students with broad interests and experience.

Keller and Heckman offers competitive salary and benefits, a friendly, supportive environment, and a convenient location in downtown Washington, DC. Our office building is located above the Metro Center Station.



Keller and Heckman welcomes experienced attorneys from the public sector, corporate offices, and private firms to complement our diverse and growing practice areas. We recruit through our Summer Associate Program recent law school graduates who have demonstrated academic excellence, strong writing skills, and display outstanding legal and analytical skills. In addition, we welcome applicants who have just completed a judicial clerkship.

We offer a collegial atmosphere, extensive continuing training and professional development, and a Washington, D.C. location that is the center of regulatory action. Our attorneys are supported by an in-house staff of accomplished scientists and technical experts, a benefit that is unique to Keller and Heckman.


Scientific Staff:

A unique feature of Keller and Heckman is our in-house staff of scientists and technical experts to support our practice areas in food and drug regulation, packaging, environmental, OSHA and telecommunications. Our scientific staff consists of chemists, biologists and toxicologists.


Support Staff:

In order to support our attorneys and scientists in delivering high quality legal services to our clients, Keller and Heckman recruits top notch paralegals and professional assistants, as well as accounting, IT, marketing, facilities, library, records, and administrative personnel. Our support staff members are encouraged to work closely with the professionals they support in a team environment. We are seeking exceptional talent and a willingness to become involved in providing outstanding legal service to our clients. Many of our support staff have extended tenure with the firm and appreciate the culture and close working relationships with the professional staff.