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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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Vault Asks Lawyers: Tips for Working Remotely

by Vault Law Editors | May 08, 2020

We checked in with practicing attorneys to see how they have adjusted to working from home and what advice they have for law students who will be working remotely this summer.

Vault Asks Lawyers: Maintaining Mental Health During Quarantine

by Vault Law Editors | May 08, 2020

We checked in with practicing attorneys to ask what they’ve been doing to maintain their mental health and stay connected during this time.

Your Summer Internship Has Been Canceled—Now What?

by Vault Law Editors | April 16, 2020

Coronavirus has forced some legal employers to cut summer internships. What does this mean for law students? Read on for advice on how to move forward.

Coronavirus & Changes to Lateral Attorney Hiring - Part 2

by Vault Law Editors | April 14, 2020

Given the impact of COVID-19 on lateral attorney hiring, four recruiters weigh in on pursuing new legal job opportunities, tackling video interviews, and more.

Advice for Managing Stress & Loneliness While Social Distancing: An Interview with Dr. Jaclyn Fleck

by Vault Law Editors | April 07, 2020

We turned to Dr. Jaclyn Fleck, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, to ask for professional advice on how students can manage stress and loneliness during this time.

Coronavirus & Changes to Lateral Attorney Hiring - Part I

by Vault Law Editors | April 06, 2020

COVID-19 has sparked major changes in the legal industry. Here, four recruiting professionals share how the coronavirus has affected lateral attorney hiring.

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.

Introducing the 2020 Vault Guide to Summer Associate Interviewing & Top-Ranked Programs

by Vault Law Editors | March 10, 2020

Participating in the law firm summer associate interview process is exciting but also can be overwhelming. Vault is here to help you research target firms, nail your interviews, and succeed as a summer associate with our newly released Vault Guide to Summer Associate Interviewing & Top-Ranked Programs. Click to learn more!

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.

The Top Law Firms in New York & California

by Vault Law Editors | February 18, 2020

New York City, Northern California, and Southern California are three of the most coveted legal markets for lawyers paving their careers. But what stands out in one doesn't necessarily take the prize in the other. So how is a law student or lawyer to distinguish among the three? Click to check out Vault's newest regional-based resources!

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