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Derek Loosvelt

Vault's In the Black covers the latest news and trends in finance, focusing on their effects on job seekers and insiders in investment banking, hedge funds, private equity, investment management, and accounting.
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Phil Stott

Phil Stott is a Vault Editor. Since joining Vault in 2007, he has covered a variety of industries including consulting, consumer products and technology.
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Matt Moody

Matt is Vault’s Law Editor and writes about legal industry news and career advice on Vault’s Law Blog. Prior to joining Vault, Matt worked as a litigator at two Vault 100 law firms. Matt has a JD from Georgetown Law and a BS in Journalism from the University of Florida.
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Nicole Weber

Nicole covers news and career advice relating to the legal industry on Vault’s Law Blog. Nicole has a J.D. from Georgetown Law and a B.A. from Williams College.
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Kaitlin Edleman

Kaitlin is an associate attorney at a small law firm that focuses on bar and restuarant law in New York City. Before joining her current firm, Kaitlin served as Vault's Associate Law Editor. Following law school, she clerked for the Honorable Randall Smith and the Honorable Marjorie Arrington of the First Judicial Circuit of Virginia. Kaitlin earned her J.D. from George Mason University School of Law and her B.A. from University of Maryland.
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Aman Singh Das

Get Vault's take on the latest news, trends and events in the Corporate Social Responsibility sphere. In Good Company discusses the many dimensions of diversity, career leadership and corporate sustainability, and how these constantly evolving trends affect your career.
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Angela Kopolovich

Angela covers topics related to law firm life, as well as the ins and outs of a legal job search.
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Cathy Vandewater

Cathy is an associate producer for
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Deborah Grayson Riegel

Deborah Grayson Riegel is the CEO and Chief Communication Coach of TalkSupport: Crunch-Time Coaching for Big Presentations and Tricky Conversations. She and her team of experts offer coaching and workshops to help busy professionals say what needs to be said with less stress and more success, especially when stakes are high and time is tight. Don’t be left speechless! Deborah is an expert contributor for the New York Times, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Forbes, Fast Company, and the Huffington Post. Visit Deborah online at for additional tips, tools and strategies, or download her free e-book “50 Tips to Help You Ace Your Next Big Presentation or Tricky Conversation” here:
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Evan Lerner

Evan Lerner is the founder of Lerner, Cumbo & Associates, a NYC-based search and staffing company active in legal, financial/accounting, and administrative placement.
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Gerald Buck

Gerald Buck is the editor of EJobApplications’ career resources, an online tool for job seekers offering free downloadable job application forms, career advice, interview and resume tips. He can be reached via email at or on Twitter @eJobApplication.
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Hindi Greenberg

Hindi Greenberg, J.D., is the president of Lawyers in Transition. She consults with individual lawyers nationwide on career satisfaction and options in and out of law, and with law firms on outplacing their attorneys.
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Judy Yuan

Having worked in the worlds of finance and law, Judy has a unique lens on both industries. Judy blogs about career advice for law students interested in a career in financial services, currently practicing lawyers, and lawyers looking to move from practicing law to a career in finance.
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Kristine Schoonmaker

Kristine Schoonmaker, founder of Bold Dish, Inc., is dedicated to helping women create meaningful lives and invaluable friendships. Her eZine Bold Dish On the Go and signature “dinner parties in a box” marry life coaching and party planning to give you everything you need to have more fun, meaningful get-togethers with your girlfriends. If you’re ready to boldly create the life you’re craving, learn more and get your FREE eZine subscription at
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Piyali Syam

Piyali blogs about both general and law-related career topics.
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Rachel Marx Boufford

Rachel covers both the legal industry—including trends, interviewing strategies and networking tips—and general career advice.
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SixFigureStart coaches are former Fortune 500 recruiters who have hired thousands of people at leading firms, including Accenture, Citigroup, Disney ABC, Merrill Lynch, Pfizer, Time Inc and others. Each Insider blog offers a behind the scenes look and practical tips and strategies based on how hiring really works and what employers really want.
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Steve Todd

Steve Todd is an EMC Distinguished Engineer currently in his third decade of building high-tech products for the information storage industry. Along the way his inventions have generated billions of dollars in revenue and over 160 patents and patents pending. Steve writes about technology on his personal blog, the Information Playground.
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Steven N. Feldman

Steven Feldman served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Before clerking, he worked as a litigation associate at a large New York law firm. Steve holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a BS from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
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Vault Careers

Vault's Career blog provides advice and job search strategies for the modern careerist. From resume advice to starting your own business, this blog will give you the advice need in this competitive market.
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Vault Consulting Editors

This blog will cover the breaking news of interest to consultants, tips on getting hired and discuss key issues in the life of a consultant.
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Vault Education Editors

Admit One covers news and trends focusing on colleges, law schools and business schools around the world. It also provides advice and tips for applying to--and getting into--your dream school.
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Vault Law Editors

Broadly law-related subjects potentially of interest or amusement to law students and practicing lawyers, with an emphasis on how changes within the legal industry may affect job seekers.
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Vera Djordjevich

Vera Djordjevich is the Director of Research and Consulting at Vault. She is a former litigator and holds a JD from New York University and an AB from Stanford.
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Sue Morem

For over 25 years, Sue Morem has been innovating, leading and motivating people and organizations, helping them to 'gain the professional edge'. She is a dynamic speaker, trainer and presenter; the author of 6 books on personal and professional development, a syndicated workplace advice columnist and has worked with many of the nation's top organizations. A nationally recognized career expert, she is frequently quoted in a variety of news and business publications and seen on national television. Her mission is to move people forward in their lives; to instill hope and optimism, to help people reach their full potential and their dreams. Sue can be reached through her website and her newest project .
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Michelle Kruse

Michelle Kruse is the Recruitment, Editor, and Content Manager at ResumeEdge, where she manages a team of 40 professional resume writers to make sure her clients achieve career success. She has more than 10 years of hiring and recruiting experience for companies such as Novartis and IBM, in addition to a background in coaching and a master’s in leadership development. When she’s not helping job seekers land their dream job, Michelle enjoys spending time with her three little girls, traveling the globe, and going to concerts.
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Glenn Laumeister

Glenn founded CoachMarket on the premise that the one-size-fits-all career advice industry that is the norm today does not meet the needs of business professionals. Today’s job market, characterized by rapid change, disruption and the obsolescence of the traditional career ladder, presents challenges unique to each individual. People have different career paths, personalities and personal situations. And unique situations require custom tailored solutions. CoachMarket professional career coaches offer these solutions. Glenn has a wealth of career experience spanning large companies like GM and successful entrepreneurial ventures. Along the way he has been guided by professional career and executive coaches who helped map out his career path and gave him the tools to achieve his career goals. These life-shaping experiences were the impetus behind the founding of CoachMarket. A serial entrepreneur and CEO, Glenn has launched and scaled numerous E-commerce businesses including Thuzio, a freelancer marketplace for professional athletes, and, an E-commerce and supply chain business for consumer electronics, computer and appliance replacement parts. He co-founded PartStore and grew from an idea to over $75m in revenue. The Company’s awards included the INC 500 list, Deloitte’s top 500 growth businesses nationally, and he was selected as an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the year finalist. He graduated with a BA in International Relations and German from Colgate University, and received an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. A recognized thought leader, Glenn has published articles on careers in Forbes, Inc and other publications. To learn more and schedule a free consultation with a coach
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Kara Reidy

With 25 years of law firm recruiting experience at two Vault 100 firms, Kara Reidy provides law students with practical and effective advice on the job search process. Ms. Reidy's insider's perspective on law firm hiring helps law students understand the law firm mindset. Her extensive knowledge is a product of assessing the aptitude and potential of tens of thousands of law school candidates throughout her career. Law students interested in a personalized consultation can reach Kara Reidy at
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Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine is a comedian and essayist who writes for The Huffington Post and Her comedy has been featured on Jezebel,, Gawker; in Time Out NY and Comedy Central’s Indecision 2012 in Tribeca. She has appeared on HuffPo Live, PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton, with Reggie Watts in a web series for JASH, on Fusion's Alicia Menendez Tonight, Sports Illustrated's "Extra Mustard" and also on Amy Poehler's Smart Girls at the Party. She has created content for Google's Original Channels, Funny or Die, and as a sketch comedian with a residency at YouTube's NY studios. @emmatattenbaum
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