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Students work in the Legal Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. The Legal Department supports all the functions of the Reserve Bank, both as bank regulatory counsel and as in-house corporate counsel. Students may work on a wide variety of matters, including banking regulations, payments system, contracts and commercial law, technology law, intellectual property law, employment law, litigation, and/or other matters. Students will attend meetings, participate in conference calls, and observe the workings of an in-house legal department and a bank regulatory agency. In addition, students will be asked to perform research tasks on current issues, and to write at least one substantial legal memorandum.

Prerequisites: None

Preferred: Courses in Banking Law, Corporations, Commercial Paper, Secured Transactions, Employment Discrimination, Taxation, Copyrights and Trademarks, and/or Administrative Law


A brief writing sample is required at the time of application.