With OCI in full swing, nerves are high as law students pore over firms’ stats, specialties, and notable matters. While the competition is steep for a spot at the top law firms, once you’re in the door, there is one area that is guaranteed to be stress free: summer-associate events. From sailing to Broadway shows to cooking competitions and so much more, BigLaw firms know how to have a great time over the summer months.
As part Vault’s Annual Associate Survey, we asked associates their favorite events from their firms’ summer programs. Below are some top choices from associates at Vault’s top 20 firms.
Understanding how to manage your practice and your time is a constant challenge for summer associates and practicing attorneys alike. Learning how to juggle multiple projects, manage expectations, and build an efficient and productive workday are not skills that are developed by chance—they’re the result of implementing a consistent practice management strategy that sets you up for success.
If you didn’t catch our previous post about BigLaw employee benefit packages, take a look here. In that post, we outlined “typical” benefits that BigLaw firms offer their associates, and highlighted some very important but often underutilized benefits that can greatly improve associate quality of life.
If you’ve ever used a job search engine such as Indeed or Monster, you may have come across some strange or otherwise perplexing job postings. These can often be amusing due to unfortunate spelling errors or odd language syntax, but there might be more to it than just a few silly mistakes.