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Vault’s Law Blog covers news and trends relating to legal careers. Law Blog contributors offer insights on the legal industry and provide career advice for law students, attorneys, and JDs.

Contributors have included:

  • Matt Moody: Matt is the current Law Editor at Vault. Prior to joining Vault, Matt worked as a litigator at two Vault 100 law firms. Matt has a JD from Georgetown Law and a BS in Journalism from the University of Florida.
  • Vera Djordjevich: Vera is currently the Director of Research & Consulting at Vault. A former litigator, she holds degrees from New York University School of Law and Stanford University.
  • Nicole Weber: Nicole is a legal recruiting professional and previously worked as an associate at a large New York firm. Nicole has a JD from Georgetown Law and a BA from Williams College.
  • Rachel Marx Boufford: Rachel is a recruiting and marketing professional and previously worked as a litigation associate at a large New York law firm. Rachel has a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA from Tufts University.
  • Mary Kate Sheridan: Mary Kate holds a JD from Columbia Law School and a BA in English from Mary Washington College. Mary Kate is a writer, editor and attorney, who previously worked as a litigation associate at a large law firm.
  • Brian Dalton: Brian received a JD from Fordham Law School and a BA in History from Middlebury College. Following law school, Brian worked as an associate at a New York City law firm.

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Behavioral Interview Question Prep

by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2019

Behavioral interview questions are becoming more popular in the legal industry. Read on for interview strategies and sample behavioral interview questions.

The Vault Guide to Summer Associate Interviewing & Top-Ranked Programs is Here!

by Vault Law Editors | March 06, 2019

Vault's summer guide includes advice on landing a summer gig, summer program rankings, and firm profiles to help students navigate summer associate recruiting.

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.

A Day in the Life: Public Defender

by Vault Law Editors | February 06, 2019

What is a typical day like for a public defender? Take a look at one D.C. lawyer's day as he attends hearings, polishes an opening statement, meets with investigators, and more.

20 Interview Questions from Top-Ranked Summer Firms

by Vault Law Editors | December 26, 2018

Practicing answers to interview questions is one of the best ways to prepare for interviews. Here are common interview questions shared by law firm associates.

A Day in the Life: Assistant District Attorney

by Vault Law Editors | December 05, 2018

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a prosecutor? Read on for a glimpse into one district attorney's day.

Vault's 2019 Midsize Law Firm Rankings Are Here

by Vault Law Editors | July 18, 2018

Vault has released its ranking of the 20 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For and Lightfoot, Franklin & White tops the list  again after, besting...

2019 Best Law Firms to Work For

by Vault Law Editors | June 27, 2018

Vault has released its 2019 Quality of Life rankings, and O’Melveny has reclaimed it's throne at No. 1 after falling to No. 3 last year.

Vault's Top 100 Law Firms For 2019

by Vault Law Editors | June 20, 2018

Vault’s Law 100 ranking for 2019 is here, and Cravath clinches the No. 1 spot for the third year in a row, while Latham climbs into the Top 5.

21 Questions to Ask During a Legal Job Interview

by Vault Law Editors | March 13, 2018

The best way to show you're interested during a legal job interview is to ask thoughtful questions, not just ones you could easily find online.

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