Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP’s Paralegal Program is an excellent opportunity for entry-level candidates who seek to experience law firm life and gain hands-on experience.  During the first several weeks of employment, paralegals receive substantive, on-the-job training in the areas of cite-checking, legal research, attending/reporting on regulatory meetings, assisting in the preparation of briefs and pleadings, assembling case documents and assisting in discovery and trial preparation.

We seek candidates with a BA/BS Degree and excellent academic credentials, strong analytical and writing skills, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with minimal supervision.  Two-year commitment preferred.

For a current list of openings, see our Open Positions page.


Brooke NaglerBrooke Nagler – Brooke joined the firm in 2020 after graduating from the University of Chicago, where she received a BA in English and in Gender Studies. In college, she was the arts editor and the photography editor for the campus paper, The Chicago Maroon, as well as interned with a number of local publications, such as The University of Chicago Alumni Magazine, The Real Chicago and Green Building and Design Magazine.



Carolyn ChenCarolyn Chen – Carolyn joined the firm in 2021 after graduating from the University of Michigan, where she received a BA in Political Science and a minor in History of Law and Policy. During college, she was the Field Director for the Michigan College Democrats as well as a Political Intern for the American Civil Liberties Union and a Congressional Intern for Representative Grace Meng.