Sonosky, Chambers is accepting applications for 2025 summer law clerk positions in our Washington, D.C., Anchorage, and San Diego offices. We are a national law firm dedicated to providing the highest quality legal representation and effective advocacy for Alaska Native and American Indian Tribes. We handle an extremely wide range of matters for our clients, including trial and appellate litigation in federal, tribal and state courts; Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act litigation and advocacy; Tribal government matters; and issues involving transportation, infrastructure, environmental and natural resources, and economic development matters. We represent Tribal interests before Congress, state legislatures, and federal and state agencies. Summer law clerks can expect to work closely with our experienced attorneys on challenging matters.

Applications from Alaska Native and American Indian students are encouraged.

Applicants should have successfully completed their 2L year by summer 2025. We look for candidates with a demonstrated interest in Native American matters who have excellent legal analysis, reasoning, and writing ability, collaborative interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiasm for effective advocacy, and who are able to work effectively both independently and as a team member. We offer a competitive salary plus travel expenses.

Please send the following via email by August 30, 2024, to Whitney A. Leonard,, with a copy to Sarah Buzard,

1. Letter of interest;
2. Resume, with contact information for current academic and professional references;
3. Current law school transcript; and
4. One recent writing sample.

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should apply no later than August 30, 2024. Please see for further information about the firm and our attorneys.