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Introducing the New Vault Law App!

by Vault Law Editors | September 24, 2020

Vault Law has launched a new app to help prepare for law firm interviews and research practice areas. Read on to learn more about the app’s features and how you can get it!

Vault's 2021 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For

by Vault Law Editors | September 17, 2020

Vault has released its 2021 Quality of Life rankings for midsize law firms and its Top 150 Under 150 list. See which firms made the cut.

Vault's 2021 Law Firm Quality of Life, Diversity, and Summer Program Rankings Are Here!

by Vault Law Editors | September 15, 2020

Vault has released its 2021 Law Firm Quality of Life, Diversity, and Summer Program Rankings. Click to see the top-ranked firms and to learn about Vault Law’s new app!

Kamala Harris’s Inspiring Career Path: From Activist Daughter to VP Nominee

by Ashley Reed | September 10, 2020

For many people—including VP candidate Kamala Harris—law school hasn't been just a stop on the way to a legal career but a stepping stone to a life of service.

Can You Have a Meaningful BigLaw Career Outside of New York City?

by Robert Lindholm, Litigation Partner, and Jenaé Moxie, Corporate Associate—Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP | September 10, 2020

For many lawyers, pursuing a legal career in New York City is a dream—but what if your career path takes you outside the Big Apple? Here two BigLaw associates share their experiences leaving NYC.

Introducing Vault's 2021 Top 100 Law Firms!

by Vault Law Editors | September 09, 2020

Vault's 2021 rankings for the Vault Law 100, Best Law Firms by Practice Area, and Best Law Firms by Region are here!

Life at Latham: Q&A with Litigation & Trial Associate, Corey Calabrese

by Latham & Watkins LLP | September 09, 2020

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work on a real trial as a litigator? In this video interview, rising Harvard 2L Olivia Castor interviews Latham & Watkins associate Corey Calabrese on her trial work and life as an associate.

Why Sleep Isn’t A Waste of Time (and Why You Should Get More)

by James Keshavarz and Melissa de Carvalho, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Global Wellness Department | September 03, 2020

Sleep has a tremendous impact on physical and mental health but is often neglected by lawyers and law students. Here, wellness experts from Gibson Dunn provide tips for maximizing your sleep.

Which Study Style is Best for Law School Classes?

by Brian Zhang | September 01, 2020

Law school is competitive—period. One key to success is making sure you find a study style that works best for you and how you learn. Here, we share some law school study tips based on the VARK modalities of learning.

Going Virtual Can Be a Pain: 5 Tools for Healthier Remote Working

by Ashley Reed | August 27, 2020

After months of remote work and school, the luster of working from your couch has likely faded, only to be replaced with aches and pains. Here are five tools to help you have a healthier virtual experience.

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