Coronavirus Update: Our team is here to help our clients and readers navigate these difficult times. Visit our Resources page now »

Skip to Main Content

15 Results for "lawyers"

How to Handle Emergencies During Bar Exam Prep

by Ashley Reed | August 03, 2020

Studying for the bar exam is stressful, and a sudden emergency can make bar prep seem impossible. Read on for tips on how to respond if the worst happens.

Why Perfectionism May Not Be The Key to Success

by David B. Sarnoff, Esq., with Natalie Loeb, Gordon Loeb, and David Robert—Loeb Leadership | July 10, 2019

While all lawyers and law students strive to achieve the best results, focusing on perfection may actually hinder those efforts. Find out why making mistakes and focusing on non-perfection may make you more successful.

Can Lawyers Really Take Vacation?

by Matt Moody | September 12, 2017

Everyone needs a break every now and then. But do attorneys actually get to take them? When you’re paid by the billable hour, taking a vacation is...

Lawyers Are Heroes of the Trump Resistance

by Matt Moody | January 31, 2017

Often hated and the butt of many a joke, lawyers are becoming the heroes of the resistance to the Trump presidency. That alone may be proof of a phrase that has been oft-repeated since the election: This is not normal.

BigLaw Bonuses: An Excuse to Keep Salaries Flat?

by Nicole Weber | June 17, 2015

Law firms may have been much more generous with associate bonuses for 2014 than in recent years. But is increased discretionary compensation just a...

Why ‘Cultural Fit’ Hiring Is Detrimental to Law Firm Diversity

by Nicole Weber | June 08, 2015

Last week my colleague Derek Loosvelt aptly discussed the dangers of “cultural fit” hiring, drawing on some examples from Vault’s surveys of banking...

Tips for the MPRE

by Kaitlin Edleman | March 25, 2015

The first MPRE of 2015 is this Saturday. Are you ready? The MPRE—Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam—is the first hurdle hopeful future...

Hate Your Firm? Fortune & Vault Have Some Suggestions

by Vault Careers | March 11, 2015

Fortune recently released its list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, and five Vault firms made Fortune ’s list:  Baker, Donelson, Bearman,...

Does Money Buy Happiness in BigLaw?

by Nicole Weber | February 18, 2015

Things are looking up for the future of associate compensation following the 2014 bonus announcements, which started with Simpson Thacher raising the...

The Ultimate Alternative Career for Lawyers

by Kaitlin Edleman | February 10, 2015

While it may no longer be true that you can do anything with a law a degree , one job that still does appear to be J.D. preferred is President of the...

Don't Miss Vault's Newsletter

Career advice, tips, and updates on Covid-19.