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15 Results for "legal careers"

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.

Why You Should Do Multiple Internships During Law School

by Mary Kate Sheridan | March 02, 2020

A legal internship can provide myriad benefits to law students just starting to pave their career paths. And you probably shouldn't stop at just one internship—here's why.

Why I Am Thankful I Went to Law School

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 27, 2019

No one ever said going to law school or pursuing a legal career would be easy. But here are some reasons to be thankful for both.

Introducing Vault's Law Practice Area Resources!

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 06, 2019

One of the most difficult aspects of being a law student or new lawyer is figuring out what area of law to practice. These practice area resources will help you research potential paths and plan your next career steps.

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.

Law Firm Economics: Why Does It Matter to You?

by Shalla Prichard, Partner—Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | May 15, 2019

Law firm economics can have a significant impact on the lives of junior associates. Learn more about these principles, as well as tactful questions you can ask a potential employer to determine how their model might affect you.

Legal Summer Gigs: 14 Internship Opportunities for Law Students

by Mary Kate Sheridan | March 04, 2019

This semester is flying by, and if you haven't landed a summer internship, now is the time. Check out this list of 14 incredible legal internships across the U.S.

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