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The Two-Year BigLaw Itch: Should You Make a Change?

by Shelley Awe | October 22, 2020

For many lawyers, the two-year BigLaw milestone can also bring about thoughts of a potential career change. Here are some things to consider before making a drastic leap you might regret later.

Virtually Involved: Law School Extracurriculars During the Coronavirus Pandemic

by Brian Zhang | October 20, 2020

Law school may look different this year due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean your social life and networking opportunities need to sit on the sidelines. Check out our advice for finding and engaging in law school extracurriculars during the pandemic.

How To Make The Most Impact In A Virtual Workplace as a Summer Associate

by Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP | October 15, 2020

Virtual summer programs became the new normal in 2020 due to COVID-19. Here, two summer associates from Fried Frank share their experiences working virtually and offer advice on navigating this new terrain.

Affinity Networks at White & Case: Connecting & Making an Impact

by White & Case LLP | October 13, 2020

Affinity networks are a core aspect of the inclusive, connected culture at White & Case. Here, associates from the firm share how these groups have provided support, offered opportunities to make an impact within the firm, and more.

The Best Law Firms for Wellness

by Vault Law Editors | October 08, 2020

This year, Vault released its first-ever rankings for law firm wellness. In this collection of short videos, hear directly from some of the top-ranked firms on how they support attorney well-being.

Recognizing Mental Health and Wellness in the Legal Industry

by Vault Law Editors | October 06, 2020

Saturday, October 10, is Law School Mental Health Day. Vault is taking the week to recognize the importance of mental health and well-being in the legal industry—read on to see how.

Tips for Successful Law School Outlines

by Shelley Awe | October 01, 2020

Final exams will be here before you know it. Read on for tips and tricks to get the most out of your law school outlines.

Perspective from Law Firm Leaders: One Firm’s Response to COVID Offers Lessons for the Industry

by O'Melveny & Myers LLP | September 29, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to the legal industry. Here, leaders at O'Melveny & Myers LLP reflect on the transition to remote work and the ways firm employees, clients, and communities have adapted to the new normal.

Introducing the New Vault Law App!

by Vault Law Editors | September 24, 2020

Vault Law has launched a new app to help prepare for law firm interviews and research practice areas. Read on to learn more about the app’s features and how you can get it!

Vault's 2021 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For

by Vault Law Editors | September 17, 2020

Vault has released its 2021 Quality of Life rankings for midsize law firms and its Top 150 Under 150 list. See which firms made the cut.

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