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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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Announcing Vault's 2020 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For!

by Vault Law Editors | July 17, 2019

Vault's 2020 rankings for the Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For are here! Read on to see which midsize firms receive top marks for quality of life from their associates.

Advice for LL.M. Students as They Pave Their Legal Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | July 15, 2019

The LL.M. job search is significantly different from that of J.D. students, and sometimes candidates must get creative in how they plot their careers. Here are some tips for LL.M. students on developing their legal careers and setting themselves apart.

The Best Summer Associate Programs

by Vault Law Editors | July 08, 2019

With OCI just weeks away, it's time to narrow down your list of target firms. Check out the top summer programs from Vault's 2020 Summer Associate Program rankings and read insights from insiders about their summer experiences.

Vault's 2020 Quality of Life, Diversity, and Summer Associate Program Rankings are Here!

by Vault Law Editors | June 26, 2019

Vault has released its new quality of life, diversity, and summer program rankings! Read on to see which firms have been rated best to work for in these areas by their own associates.

Vault Law's 2020 Prestige Rankings Are Here!

by Vault Law Editors | June 19, 2019

Vault's 2020 rankings for the most prestigious law firms, Best Law Firms by Practice Area, and Best Law Firms by Region are here! Read on to see which law firms associates have deemed the most prestigious.

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.

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