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What to Expect During Your First Year as an Associate

by Eric Magleby & Olivia Martzahn—Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | May 04, 2020

The law firm associate role is probably unlike any prior position you've held. Here two associates from Finnegan share advice on what junior lawyers can expect.

Your Summer Internship Has Been Canceled—Now What?

by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2020

Coronavirus has forced some legal employers to cut summer internships. What does this mean for law students? Read on for advice on how to move forward.

How to Make the Most of Your Summer Associate Experience

by Jennifer Rakstad, U.S. Career Development Advisor - Mayer Brown LLP | March 18, 2020

Your summer associate experience can set the stage for your early legal career. Read on for tips on maximizing this opportunity.

What's Missing from the ABA's Report on Why Women Leave Law Firms?

by Lori Mihalich-Levin | January 08, 2020

How much progress have we made with gender equality in the legal industry? The answer may surprise you. Read on for insights regarding the ABA's report on why women leave private practice, including an important solution missing from the report.

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.

Four Steps to Take Before Quitting the Legal Profession

by Mary Kate Sheridan | October 29, 2018

You made it through law school, went through bar-exam hell, and landed a coveted legal job, and now you've realized you don't want to be a lawyer. Here are four steps to take before abandoning your legal career.

National Pro Bono Week: A Glimpse At the Top 5 Law Firms for Pro Bono

by Mary Kate Sheridan | October 24, 2018

It's National Pro Bono Week! Read on for associate insights on the pro bono programs at Vault's top 5 Best Law Firms for Pro Bono.

Best Law Firms by Region

by Mary Kate Sheridan | October 08, 2018

Vault asked law firm associates to rate peer firms from their specific regions. Read on to see the Top 10 firms in various major U.S. markets.

Targeted Questions to Ask During Your Law Firm Job Interview

by Mary Kate Sheridan | October 03, 2018

One predictable question during a legal job interview is: Do you have any questions for me? Read on for sample questions to help you prepare and dig deeper into the firm.

Six Tips for First-Year Associates

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 26, 2018

Starting as a first-year law firm associate can be both exciting and nerve-racking. Here are six tips for beginning your legal career on the right foot.

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