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Summer Law Clerk

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Carthage, MO, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Unique opportunity for an exceptional first-year law student to work alongside the in-house legal team of an S&P 500 company. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated seeks candidates for its 2019 Summer Legal Clerkship Program at our headquarters in Carthage, MO. The ideal candidate will have strong academic credentials and be eager to develop legal skills while learning in a fast-paced international legal department, including working in the areas of intellectual property, contract negotiation, SEC filings, litigation, employment law, regulatory compliance, environmental law, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.  This position will be for 40 hours a week for approximately twelve weeks during the summer. The selected law clerk will spend this time rotating among each of the practice groups to assist with the everyday global legal matters we encounter.



  • Completed first year of law school
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent academic record
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Capable of initiating and monitoring projects with limited supervision
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office


The selected law clerk will also have the opportunity to network with Interns in other corporate departments through Doors, Leggett & Platt’s internship program. For more information, please visit


Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) believes in hiring the very best.  For more than 135 years, we’ve credited our achievements to our employee-partners – creative, committed people who foster an environment of success.  Today, we are known for our rewarding workplace and innovative products that are found all around you.  Leggett & Platt employs more than 23,000 in corporate offices, manufacturing facilities, R&D centers, and distribution warehouses throughout 19 countries worldwide.  For more information, please visit


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