International Law Firm Debevoise Now Hiring Vets


by John Vogel


Debevoise & Plimpton LLP has recently committed to a second year with leading online military career board Hire Veterans.  The move came after a successful first year during the initial partnership.  Debevoise has enjoyed 80 years of being a leader in equal opportunity employment, and would like to continue hiring veterans to hold true to their corporate make up.  Debevoise would like to use the platform at Hire Veterans to promote open legal and staff positions to the veterans community.


Debevoise is a leading international law firm, representing a wide range of clients around the world.  Founded in 1931, the firm has offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, Paris, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong and Shanghai.  The firm has approximately 700 lawyers.  The firm was created to offer sophisticated legal services.  They maintain this tradition of seeking excellence in a comprehensive, modern practice that spans through the Americas, Europe and Asia.  Their lawyers are responsive, thoughtful, ethical and vigorous advocates with a substantive understanding of their clients' business needs and the many marketplaces in which they compete.

They have leading practices that often have a cross border focus due to the firm's international approach to the practice of law.  Debevoise places the highest value on collaboration and interdisciplinary cooperation in order to provide clients with seamless representation across practice areas and across continents.  Their headquarters is currently in NYC and has been there since the firms founding is 1931.

Debevoise is an equal opportunity, affirmative action and veteran-friendly employer.  The firm values the service veterans have made to our country and recognizes the unique skills veterans and returning service members bring to the workforce, such as leadership, teamwork, accountability and responsibility.  Debevoise supports the hiring of veterans and returning service members, and welcomes the opportunity to bring such candidates to the firm.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin or any other legally protected category in accordance with U.S. law.

As part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, positions available in legal support, marketing, information services, library & knowledge management, and others will be made available through Hire Veterans.  Please check the website Hire Veterans for these current positions.