Legal Career Paths: From BigLaw to Entrepreneur and Founder of Effie’s Paper
Kalyn Johnson Chandler left BigLaw to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams. Today, she is the founder and creative force behind Effie's Paper. Read about her path!
Legal Career Paths: From Practicing Securities Litigation to Empowering Student Athletes
Joyce Anderson left BigLaw for a new career as a tennis coach and student athlete advisor. Today, she's the Co-Founder of Honest Game. Read more about her path.
Legal Career Paths: From Lawyer to Baker and International Bagel Consultant
Beth George is a lawyer turned baker and international bagel consultant, as the owner of BYOB Bagels. Read on to learn about her path and advice for success.
Legal Career Paths: From the Legal Industry to the Wine Industry
After law school, Dina Opici launched her career in the wine industry. Read on to follow her path and learn what it takes to succeed in the wine business.
Legal Career Paths: From Lawyer to Sci-Fi Novelist and Hollywood Screenwriter
We spoke with Melinda Snodgrass to learn about her career path as a lawyer turned sci-fi novelist and Hollywood screenwriter. (Trekkies, you'll know Melinda for her work writing episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation.)
Legal Career Spotlight: From Private Practice to Dean of Students to Belonging Consulting
After several years of private practice, this attorney took her passion for mentoring and professional advocacy skills to academia, and later founded a consultancy aimed at belonging and true inclusion. Read more about her career path and her advice on what belonging means in the workplace.
Legal Career Spotlight: Supreme Court Clerk to BigLaw Associate to Academia
When it comes to legal careers, David Van Zandt has done it all: clerking at the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, practicing in BigLaw, and eventually moving into academia, culminating in his current role as president of The New School. He sat down to chat with Vault about his incredible career path.
Legal Career Spotlight: Real Estate Attorney to Stress and Resilience Expert
After facing burnout, this former attorney left her legal career to become a consultant on stress and resiliency. Read more about her path and her advice on being intentional about your career choices.
From Law to Layer Cakes: Q&A With Helene Godin of By the Way Bakery
Meet Helene Godin—she kissed her career in media law goodbye to open up a successful chain of bakeries, proving that you really can do anything with a law degree.