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5 Rules for Success as a Summer Associate

by Beth Landers, Director, Recruiting—Bracewell LLP | May 03, 2021

In the coming weeks, law firms will launch their summer programs. Here are five tips for making the most out of your summer associate experience.

Why Pro Bono Work Is Essential to a Successful Legal Career

by Sonja Sahlsten and Pejmon Pashai—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | April 19, 2021

Pro bono allows lawyers to expand their legal skills and serve others. Here, lawyers from Finnegan share how pro bono has enriched their practices.

A “Day in the Life” of a Law Firm Summer Associate

by O'Melveny & Myers LLP | January 21, 2021

A “day in the life” of a law firm summer associate looked a little different in 2020. Here’s a glimpse into a typical day for summers at O’Melveny this past summer.

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.

Five Ways Associates Can Adapt Their Practices During the Pandemic

by Lisa Bohl and Gerald Meyer—MoloLamken LLP | November 12, 2020

COVID-19 has changed how lawyers work, but that doesn’t mean law firm associates' professional or business development has to stall. Read on for five ways that you can adapt and strengthen your legal practice during the pandemic and beyond.

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.

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.

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.

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.