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What Is It Like to Practice Corporate Law?

by Vault Law Editors | March 02, 2021

Take a glimpse into a typical day practicing corporate law from these lawyers at Vault's top-ranked firms for General Corporate Practice.

Strategies for Achieving Work-Life Balance in BigLaw

by Kirkland & Ellis | January 05, 2021

For many lawyers, work-life balance seems like an elusive goal, and the move to remote work in the wake of COVID-19 has blurred the lines of work and personal time even more. Read on for strategies on achieving balance.

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.

Advice on Preparing for Law Firm Associate Life from Current Lawyers

by Vault Law Editors | August 25, 2020

As a law student, it may be difficult to see how your endless hours of outlining will apply to real legal practice. Here, law firm associates share their advice for law students on preparing for life as an associate.

What Is a Typical Day Like for a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

by Vault Law Editors | July 14, 2020

What is it like to practice bankruptcy law? Here, lawyers from top-ranked firms discuss a typical day in their practice and share insights on useful training and skills development.

An Introvert’s Guide to the Summer Associate Process

by JoAnna Tonini | July 01, 2020

Being an introvert may actually be an asset when it comes to succeeding at a law firm. Here are some skills that introverts can use to their advantage in building a successful summer associate experience.

The Undercover Checklist: Assessing Key Cultural Attributes of a Firm

by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | June 30, 2020

A firm's culture is paramount to attorneys' success and fulfillment in their career. Here, attorneys from Paul, Weiss give their tips on learning about a firm's culture while interviewing.

Behind the Scenes of Freshfields' Virtual Summer Associate Program

by Vault Law Editors | June 25, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, many law firms have reshaped their summer associate programs to become remote. In this video interview, Vault spoke with lawyers from Freshfields about the ins and outs of the firm's virtual summer associate program.

Balancing BigLaw Hours & the Holidays

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 23, 2019

The holidays are here, and you have a mountain of billables to tackle. What's a lawyer to do? Check out these tips for tackling your work this holiday season.

First-Year Associate Mistakes to Avoid

by Mary Kate Sheridan | October 09, 2019

Nothing is more important as a new law firm associate than making a good impression. Check out these 8 mistakes to avoid as a first-year associate.