The Home Depot, Legal Department

SITE DESCRIPTION The Home Depot (THD) is the world’s largest home improvement retailer with more than 2,200 stores across North America and approximately 400,000 employees. The student will be placed within THD’s Legal Department and will work with a variety of in-house counsel teams. The extern will have the opportunity to work with THD’s transactional… Read more »

Federal Aviation Administration, Office of Regional Counsel

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work in the FAA Office of Regional Counsel, Southern Region, where they will address a variety of advisory and litigation legal issues presented by management officials and client offices located in the Regional Office Headquarters in Atlanta, GA as well as officials and divisions located in several surrounding states within the… Read more »

Office of the Attorney General, State of Georgia

SITE DESCRIPTION Along with research projects, externs will be encouraged to actively participate in matters being handled by the division to which they are assigned; including opportunities to participate in client meetings, mediation sessions, depositions and court proceedings. Students will be assigned a mentor who will insure that the student receives training in the practical… Read more »

U.S. Department of the Interior – Office of the Regional Solicitor

SITE DESCRIPTION The Department of the Interior is the nation’s principal natural resources management agency. It also has significant responsibilities in American Indian affairs. The Southeast Regional Solicitor’s Office in Atlanta provides legal counsel to Interior agencies and offices in the states located in the southeastern U. S., the U. S. Virgin Islands, and the… Read more »

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of the Regional Counsel

SITE DESCRIPTION Students will work in the Office of Regional Counsel, Region 5, where they will address a variety of legal issues presented by Regional Office officials and the CEOs and staff officials of five (5) VA Medical Centers located within Georgia and South Carolina. The primary areas of focus include employment and labor law,… Read more »

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Hearing Unit/Legal Division

SITE DESCRIPTION The Hearings Unit of the Atlanta District Office (ATLDO) of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission conducts hearings and renders decisions with respect to EEO complaints that are brought by Federal workers. The ATLDO Hearings Unit employs five administrative judges who conduct hearings and render decisions. The role of the extern in the Hearings… Read more »

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Litigation Unit

SITE DESCRIPTION The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – Atlanta District Office (EEOC) is the lead enforcement agency in the area of workplace discrimination. The EEOC enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Equal Pay Act. The EEOC investigates charges brought by… Read more »

Federal Highway Administration, Southeastern Legal Office

SITE DESCRIPTION The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) carries out the Federal highway programs in partnership with the State and local agencies to meet the nation’s transportation needs. Southern Legal Services, a field office of FHWA’s Office of Chief Counsel, provides advice and legal representation to fourteen division offices throughout the Southeast on a wide range… Read more »

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

SITE DESCRIPTION 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… Read more »