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Tips and Advice for a Successful Transition to Your Summer Internship
As we approach year-end, first-year law students may want to start thinking about where to focus their attention and energy during the spring semester so that they are well-prepared for their summer and can make the most out of their experience—regardless of which organization they join. Here, Sullivan & Cromwell Litigation Partner Morgan Ratner shares some advice on making the most out of your spring semester and tips for navigating the summer successfully.
Choosing a Boston Law Firm
Whether because of prior ties or a desire for new roots, you’ve made the decision to work in Boston. In addition to Fenway Park and clam chowder, the city offers some of the most prestigious legal work in the country.
Choosing a Northern California Law Firm
You’ve decided that you want to practice law in Northern California—most likely in the Bay Area, adjacent to the tech industry. Given the hotbed of IP litigation the Northern District of California is, you might want to first consult our practice area rankings for IP.
Video Q&A with a Ropes & Gray Strategic Transactions Associate
Below is a video Q&A with Madison Martin, an associate in Ropes & Gray’s Strategic Transactions Group. *** For more information about Ropes & Gray, check out their full Vault Law profile here.
Choosing a New York Law Firm
You’ve decided that you want to work in the biggest, most prestigious legal market in the United States. Given New York’s cultural and financial significance, it should come as no surprise that Vault’s New York prestige rankings tend to track closely with the Vault 100 prestige rankings.
Choosing a Texas Law Firm
So you’ve decided that you want to practice law in Texas. First, consider which of the Texas markets you’re interested in working in.
Comparing the Three Biggest Legal Markets in Texas
Texas is a titanic presence in both the U.S. generally and the legal industry specifically, boasting the second largest population in the country and the headquarters of nearly 100 of the Fortune 500 companies.
Resume Writing Tips for Recent Graduates
Your resume is your first opportunity to make a lasting impression on potential employers and showcase the skills and knowledge you've acquired throughout your academic career. We'll provide you with valuable insights and four practical tips to help you create a compelling resume that paves the way for a successful transition into the workforce.
Practice Area Insights: Privacy & Data Security
Lawyers in this area advise business clients on cyber security issues, including internal security protocols, the collection and storage of personal data, and on how to respond to a data breach. While privacy lawyers are most often called into action in the wake of a data security breach, they also help their clients comply with regulations and counsel on ways to prevent data theft or loss.
Discover the DLA Piper Summer & Alumni Programs
At DLA Piper, our mission is to be our clients’ most trusted legal partner delivering exceptional results globally. We believe great business can help make a better world.
How to Make the Most of an International Internship
Often, when recruiters have to make a choice between two otherwise equally qualified candidates, the candidate with internship experience with their organization or within their industry stands a higher chance of being extended a job offer. And the value of an internship can be significantly enhanced when one chooses an internship with international exposure.
Discover Affinity Groups at Jones Day
In October 2023, the firm welcomed more than 200 new associates to Jones Day and into our New Lawyers Group. As with every class of incoming new lawyers, we brought them to Washington, D.C.
Prestige Still Matters in Law
It is an understatement to say that the world of work has changed dramatically over the past four years. Things were shifting already by the end of 2019 as dissatisfied workers grumbled and job changes were more frequent than ever.
5 Common Resume Mistakes Students Make and How to Avoid Them
If you’re a student and don’t have much experience writing resumes, you’ll likely make a handful of common mistakes. The good news is once you understand what these mistakes are, it’s easy to avoid them.
Merging Tech with Business with My Infosys Instep Experience
Technology has always fascinated me. I’ve always been curious about how various tech like the metaverse, augmented reality, and more keep shaping and re-shaping the world we live in.
Practice Area Insights: Mergers & Acquistions
M&A attorneys represent companies that are the acquirers or the targets in acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures, minority investments, spinoffs and other similar transactions. Some attorneys in this practice area focus on either acquirers or targets, or on deals involving either public or private companies, while others work broadly across many types of transactions.
Practical Advice from the 2023 Vault Law Associate Survey—Law Firm Life
This is the third post in a series where we will highlight several pieces of practical advice from the associates who took our most recent survey. In the first installment, we looked at advice about summer programs.
Register for Vault’s 2023 Diversity in Law Summit
Vault is hosting our third annual diversity event, Diversity in Law: Informational Career Readiness Summit, for law students and junior attorneys. Join the Vault Law team on Thursday, November 9 at 10:00 AM Eastern for thoughtful conversations on how to navigate a legal career as a diverse attorney, with panel speakers from top law firms including Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP; Paul Hastings LLP; Hunton Andrews Kurth; and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
Announcing Vault's 2024 Internship Rankings!
We’re thrilled today to share our 2024 Internship Rankings! The Internship Rankings highlight the top programs in more than 30 categories.
Meet the Clifford Chance Houston Team
Clifford Chance announced the expansion of its global energy & infrastructure practice in the US with the launch of an office in Houston, TX in June 2023. Meet two of the firm's newest partners in Texas, David Sweeney and Jonathan Bobinger.