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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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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.

Law Firm & Law School Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement

by Vault Law Editors | June 11, 2020

In the aftermath of George Floyd's death and the ensuing protests, some law firms and law schools have joined the conversation. Read on for their responses.

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.

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