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Considering a Judicial Clerkship? Three Questions Asked & Answered.

by Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | March 29, 2021

Judicial clerkships are an excellent way to expand your legal training. Read on for responses to three critical questions for those considering a clerkship.

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 Make a Great First Impression as a Lateral Attorney

by Vault Law Editors | February 01, 2021

Transitioning to a new law firm is exciting but requires careful planning . Read on for tips on making the best first impression as a lateral attorney.

How to Select the Right Summer Associate Program: Advice from Law Firm Associates

by Vault Law Editors | January 13, 2021

Having multiple law firm offers is exciting, but how do you decide which summer associate program is right for you? Here, real law firm associates share their advice on how to choose.

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Lawyers

by Shelley Awe | December 31, 2020

Make 2021 the year for your legal career with these New Year's resolutions.

It's Okay to ‘Wine’ About Bar Prep

by Ashley Reed | December 15, 2020

Studying for the bar exam is grueling. Take a study break with these law-inspired wine pairings.

Kamala Harris’s Inspiring Career Path: From Activist Daughter to VP Nominee

by Ashley Reed | September 10, 2020

For many people—including VP candidate Kamala Harris—law school hasn't been just a stop on the way to a legal career but a stepping stone to a life of service.

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.

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.

Building a Cross-Border Career: Milbank Latin America Partners on Practicing in the Region

by Milbank LLP | March 09, 2020

What is it like to work in the Latin America practice of a BigLaw firm? Here, three partners from Milbank LLP discuss how they got their starts in the region, what distinguishes the work they do, and what law students should know about pursuing this path.