The sponsorship form should be completed by the firm’s senior partner, chief executive, managing partner, or member of the executive committee. (Senior partners, chief executives, managing partners, or members of the executive committee can sponsor themselves, i.e., they can complete their own sponsorship forms.)
Every applicant to the program must submit the following:
Letter of Recommendation
- An individual application form
- A sponsorship form
If the applicant currently holds a management position (managing partner, senior partner, chairman, chief executive officer, chief operating officer, executive director, executive committee members, office head, practice head, sector head), no other document needs to be submitted.
If the applicant does not currently hold a management position in the firm, the applicant must provide a letter of recommendation from the managing partner, chief executive, or member of the executive committee of the firm. The letter of recommendation should contain the following information.
- An explanation of the applicant’s anticipated management role in the firm
- The firm’s objectives and goals relating to the applicant’s participation in the program
The program fee is $15,000. It covers tuition, course materials, accommodation, and most meals. Payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date. If admission is less than 30 days from the start of the program, payment is due upon receipt of the invoice.
Cancellations of Deferrals
Cancellations or deferrals must be submitted in writing up to 30 days prior to the start of the program to receive a full refund. Due to program demand and the volume of preprogram preparations, cancellations or deferrals received less than 30 days from the start of the program are subject to full payment. Upon cancellation, the sponsoring firm may choose to nominate a replacement to participate in the designated course, pending the approval of the Harvard Law School Executive Education Admissions Committee.
Our firm nominates the applicant for the Leadership in Law Firms program at Harvard Law School. It is understood that this individual,
if admitted, will be free of official duties while participating in the program and that the sponsoring firm assumes responsibility for
payment of the program fee. The applicant is proficient in fast-paced conversational English.
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