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Vault Law Editors

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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The Ins and Outs of Practicing Real Estate Law

by Vault Law Editors | April 14, 2021

Real estate lawyers tackle myriad areas, making the practice challenging and exciting. Take a glimpse into what it is really like to work in this area.

Legal Career Paths: From Lawyer to Baker and International Bagel Consultant

by Vault Law Editors | April 12, 2021

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.

Law Firms in Action: Technology & Innovation

by Vault Law Editors | April 06, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear firsthand from several Vault 100 law firms on how they support lawyers and staff through technology and innovation.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Women

by Vault Law Editors | March 30, 2021

Vault spoke to top-ranked law firms about how they support women in their professional and personal pursuits. Watch the videos here.

Legal Career Paths: From the Legal Industry to the Wine Industry

by Vault Law Editors | March 23, 2021

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

by Vault Law Editors | March 16, 2021

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.)

4 Tips for Starting Your Lateral Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Vault Law Editors | March 02, 2021

The prospect of moving to another law firm can be overwhelming. If you're in the beginning stages of a lateral move, here are a few tips to get you started.

What Is It Like to Practice Corporate Law?

by Vault Law Editors | March 02, 2021

Take a glimpse into a typical day practicing corporate law from these lawyers at Vault's top-ranked firms for General Corporate Practice.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity

by Vault Law Editors | February 25, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear from Vault’s top-ranked law firms for Racial & Ethnic Diversity regarding how they support diversity, equity, and inclusion within and beyond their firms.

7 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

by Vault Law Editors | February 15, 2021

Successful networking on LinkedIn requires regular engagement. Check out this infographic for tips on making the most of your presence on the site.