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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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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.

Vault's 2021 Law Firm Quality of Life, Diversity, and Summer Program Rankings Are Here!

by Vault Law Editors | September 15, 2020

Vault has released its 2021 Law Firm Quality of Life, Diversity, and Summer Program Rankings. Click to see the top-ranked firms and to learn about Vault Law’s new app!

Introducing Vault's 2021 Top 100 Law Firms!

by Vault Law Editors | September 09, 2020

Vault's 2021 rankings for the Vault Law 100, Best Law Firms by Practice Area, and Best Law Firms by Region are here!

Advice on Preparing for Law Firm Associate Life from Current Lawyers

by Vault Law Editors | August 25, 2020

As a law student, it may be difficult to see how your endless hours of outlining will apply to real legal practice. Here, law firm associates share their advice for law students on preparing for life as an associate.

Should You Go Straight to Law School from College or Take a Break?

by Vault Law Editors | July 29, 2020

The Vault Law interns weigh in on their paths to law school, and what advice they have for anyone considering making the leap to a legal career.

Vault Welcomes our Virtual Summer Law Interns!

by Vault Law Editors | July 22, 2020

Meet the two virtual law interns who have joined the Vault team for the summer.

What Is a Typical Day Like for a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

by Vault Law Editors | July 14, 2020

What is it like to practice bankruptcy law? Here, lawyers from top-ranked firms discuss a typical day in their practice and share insights on useful training and skills development.

Release Date For Vault's 2021 Law Firm Rankings

by Vault Law Editors | June 26, 2020

Read on for more details about the release date for Vault's 2021 law firm rankings.

Behind the Scenes of Freshfields' Virtual Summer Associate Program

by Vault Law Editors | June 25, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, many law firms have reshaped their summer associate programs to become remote. In this video interview, Vault spoke with lawyers from Freshfields about the ins and outs of the firm's virtual summer associate program.

Top-Ranked Law Firms for LGBTQ Individuals

by Vault Law Editors | June 18, 2020

This week, the Supreme Court extended Title VII protections to LGBTQ people. In honor of this ruling, here is a closer look at Vault's 2020 Top 10 Best Law Firms for LGBTQ individuals.

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