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Five Legal Practice Areas to Research in the Wake of COVID-19

by Vault Law Editors | March 25, 2020

Selecting a practice area is an important step in developing your future career as a lawyer. Here are five practice areas that will likely become more relevant than ever in light of the coronavirus outbreak—use your time at home to read up.

What Is It Like to Work as a Tax Law Attorney?

by Vault Law Editors | March 03, 2020

If you don’t have a background in math, can you become a tax law attorney? What projects does a junior tax law attorney work on? How does a new attorney even begin to navigate the tax code? Read on for the answers to these questions and more from tax attorneys at top-ranked firms.

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.

From Making Deals to Handling the Unexpected: What It's Like to Be a Corporate Attorney

by Vault Law Editors | October 23, 2019

What is it really like to practice corporate law? Here, five corporate attorneys share what a typical day is like for them, including the kinds of tasks they perform and how their roles have changed over time.

Insider Advice on Picking a Practice Area: Perspectives from Kirkland & Ellis

by Kirkland & Ellis LLP | May 01, 2019

Selecting a practice area is an important early step in one's legal career. Here, a BigLaw associate discusses how she researched and chose her practice.

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.

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.

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