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Legal Career Paths: From Practicing Securities Litigation to Empowering Student Athletes

by Vault Law Editors | April 20, 2021

Joyce Anderson left BigLaw for a new career as a tennis coach and student athlete advisor. Today, she's the Co-Founder of Honest Game. Read more about her path.

Jumpstarting Your Legal Internship Search: Government Roles

by Ashley Reed | March 31, 2021

A government internship is a valuable way to develop legal skills and explore potential legal career paths. Read on for tips on applying to these roles.

Legal Career Paths: From the Legal Industry to the Wine Industry

by Vault Law Editors | March 23, 2021

After law school, Dina Opici launched her career in the wine industry. Read on to follow her path and learn what it takes to succeed in the wine business.

How to Answer “Why Did You Decide to Pursue a Legal Career?”

by Ashley Reed | February 16, 2021

The question “Why Did You Decide to Pursue a Legal Career?” is bound to come up in your next legal job interview. Here are three approaches for tackling it.

Emerging Lawyer Spotlight: Interview with a Health Care Compliance Attorney

by Shelley Awe | February 19, 2020

Interested in compliance work? Read on for our interview with Christine Kearney, a Chicago-based junior attorney working in health care compliance. She discusses her current role, the path she took to get there, and her advice to law students!

Emerging Lawyer Spotlight: Interview with a Second-Year Federal Judicial Law Clerk

by Shelley Awe | January 28, 2020

We sat down with John Pavletic, a second-year federal judicial law clerk, to ask about his experience and advice for law students interested in clerking.

Legal Career Spotlight: General Counsel of State Farm

by Kaitlin McManus | November 18, 2019

What is it like to work as in-house counsel? In this interview, Steve McManus—Senior Vice President and General Counsel at State Farm—shares insights on his career path, details on his responsibilities, advice for those hoping to go in-house, and more.

Which Legal Practice Area Is Right For You?

by Mary Kate Sheridan | April 01, 2019

Understanding the differences between legal practice areas is essential for developing your career goals. Here are tips for researching the myriad practice areas.

Legal Career Spotlight: From Law Clerk to Federal Public Defender to Law Firm Partner

by Kaitlin McManus | February 24, 2019

Follow one lawyer's path from law clerk to federal public defender to law firm partner, and read his thoughts on taking chances when it comes to your legal career.

What Is It Like To Be an M&A Attorney?

by Vault Law Editors | February 15, 2019

Four BigLaw partners share the best elements of practicing M&A and the most challenging aspects of the practice area.