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Legal Intern



United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Ready to do your part in the world of Cybersecurity? SonicWall is a leader in cybersecurity and networking solutions that put our partners at the heart of our innovation to ensure ease of doing business in a world full of opportunities. With more than a 30-year history, we embrace an outside-in approach, listening and learning from our partners and customers to provide the outcomes their organizations require.

If you’re ready for a career that can impact real change — and not just another job — join us!

We are seeking a highly motivated Legal Intern with an interest in corporate transactional law to join our dynamic legal team.


As a Legal Intern at SonicWall you will gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment. You will work closely with our legal team, supporting various aspects of our legal operations, including regulatory compliance, data privacy, contract review, and intellectual property protection and litigation. The variety of tasks and broad scope of this this internship will provides an excellent opportunity to develop your legal skills in an in-house position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision and guidance of members of the legal team, the legal intern will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist in-house attorneys with legal matters in a variety of areas including commercial and technology transactions, corporate governance, strategic alliances, privacy, litigation and dispute resolution, and employment law.
  • Review, revise, commercial agreements to align with company requirements.
  • Assist with contract processing (generating contracts from templates, reviewing and responding to requested edits, and preparing documents for signature).
  • Assist with performing ad hoc legal analysis for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist in-house attorneys in advising product, and engineering teams on trade compliance issues related to new and existing product development and technology innovations.
  • Conduct legal research, analyze business impact and legal risk, and prepare memoranda.
  • Become acquainted with legal department business processes and operations.
  • Provide administrative support to the legal team as needed.
  • Assist in special projects and initiatives as assigned.


  • Education: Currently enrolled in an accredited law school. Preferred candidates will have completed coursework in contract drafting/negotiating.
  • Skills: Strong research and analytical skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Experience: Previous legal internship or work experience in a related field is preferred but not required.
  • Attributes: Proactive, eager to learn, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Strong ethical standards and commitment to maintaining confidentiality.



SonicWall is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

At SonicWall, we pride ourselves on recruiting a diverse mix of talented people and providing active security solutions in 100+ countries.

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