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Happy Pride Month from Vault Law
Find the Vault Law Firm DEI Survey details HERE. Find associate insight on diversity and firms' Diversity Reports on their Vault profile.
The Summer Program at Paul Hastings
At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear—to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a significant presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S.
An Inside Look at Law Firm Recruiting
Q&A with Nicole Levin Mesard, Partner—Debevoise & Plimpton LLP Nicole Levin Mesard is Debevoise & Plimpton's Deputy Presiding Partner, Chair of the firm's Hiring Committee, a member of the firm’s Management Committee, and a member of the firm’s Real Estate group. She is experienced in all aspects of real estate law, including acquisitions and sales of retail and commercial properties, sophisticated financings, joint ventures, infrastructure transactions, and restructurings of commercial real estate loans, including in bankruptcy.
Why You Shouldn’t Use ChatGPT to Write Your College and Grad School Admissions Essays
We’ve been covering the unfolding story of the use of artificial intelligence in education, as well as in various industries, so if you want to catch up you should check out our two-part entry on its effects on education. Today, we’re going to be talking about the use of AI programs such as ChatGPT in college and grad school admissions essays, and why you should seriously consider holding off on jumping on that bandwagon.
Interview Insight from Ten Top-Ranked Law Firms
Mock interviews are an important part of recruitment preparation. You are likely able to field standard questions like, “Why did you go to law school?
Three Questions Every Summer Associate Should Ask
Congratulations! You survived the interview process and landed a great summer associate job.
Surviving College While Working Full-Time
Balancing your courses, homework, exams, studying, and your social life can be a real challenge when you’re a college student. Now, imagine if you will, dealing with all of those things along with a full-time job.
Covington & Burling Cross-Office Q&A - Tech Transactions
Suzanne Bell, Partner, Palo Alto https://www.cov.com/en/professionals/b/suzanne-bell Nigel Howard, Partner, New York https://www.cov.com/en/professionals/h/nigel-howard Describe your practice - what types of clients do you represent and what types of matters do you work on? Suzanne Bell The technology transactions practice covers three types of matters. The first type of matter is representing clients in deals involving technology, intellectual property rights, products, services, or data, and this is by far the largest percentage of our work.
5 Tips for an Effective Internship Cover Letter
When looking for an internship, it’s important to find ways to distinguish yourself from all the other applicants. One way to do this is to include a cover letter with your resume.
Practice Area Insights: How To Specialize In Appellate Litigation
Appellate litigators work on appeals in both federal and state courts. It can be difficult to build a practice that is purely appellate work, especially outside of larger markets, but many general litigators also practice at the appellate level.
Announcing Vault Law's New Summer Resource Center
Navigating the law firm recruiting process can be daunting—from the expanding window during which interviews are possible, to the mix of virtual and in-person meetings, to distinguishing one firm from another. If you strike the right balance of interested and interesting, you can land yourself multiple callback interviews, and possibly more than one offer to decide between.
Practice Area Insights: What It’s Like To Work As An Antitrust Attorney
Antitrust attorneys help companies navigate competition issues created by organic growth or acquisition under national and international laws and regulations. Antitrust attorneys straddle the line between litigation and corporate attorneys.
Summer at Fenwick
Fenwick is a leading technology and life sciences firm. Learn more about the firm in the images below, and discover the Fenwick summer program at the Fenwick Students page.
Spring Cleaning Tips for College Students
Being organized is crucial if you’re a college student. Between all your classes, studying, exams, extracurricular activities, a part-time job, and your social life, you’ve got a lot going on!
Summer at Sidley Austin
The goal of Sidley’s summer program is to provide law students with a realistic experience of what it is like to be a lawyer at Sidley. As a summer associate, you can expect the opportunity to work on substantive and complex matters, as well as participate in a variety of training and professional development programs.
A Q&A with Alexandra Paslawsky, Director of Legal Recruiting at Milbank LLP
What advice would you give a law student interviewing for a summer associate position? Preparation is key.
Practice Area Insights: What Training Do You Need As a Healthcare Attorney?
Healthcare law covers a broad spectrum of legal work. While all attorneys in this practice area focus on the healthcare industry, what they do daily varies widely.
Practice Area Insights: How Clean Tech Attorneys Chose Their Practice
While Clean Tech law often overlaps other areas of the energy industry, clean tech lawyers advise clients on issues affecting the renewable energy industry, including project development, energy regulatory counseling, debt and tax equity project finance, joint ventures, and startup counseling. Clients in this space include renewable energy-focused startups and traditional energy and power companies that are branching out.
The Forage Virtual Learning Program at Linklaters
We are proud to share an insight into what it's like to work at Linklaters through Forage, a virtual learning program. You’ll receive information and instructions from actual U.S.
Spotlight on Kramer Levin’s Summer Associate Bankruptcy Training
Kramer Levin’s summer program is designed to provide summer associates a strong start to a successful legal career. Summer associates learn by participating in active matters, learning substantive skills, and working side by side with Kramer Levin lawyers.
The Summer Program Experience at Akin
This summer, immerse yourself in the real world of practicing law. It's time to take what you’ve learned in law school and give it context through real-world experience.
Summer Associates From Across Our U.S. Offices Share Their Experience
We asked the Summer Associate Class of 2022 for their thoughts on the ten-week Summer Program. Here's their candid feedback on the professional highs, personal growth, and even the unexpected aspects of the White & Case Summer Program.