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The Top Five Law Firms for Mergers & Acquisitions

by Nancy Vesta | June 11, 2024

In this post by editorial coordinator Nancy Vesta, we take a look at the top five M&A firms from Vault Law's 2023 Annual Associate Survey.

Trial Work Q&A With Wilkinson Stekloff Attorneys

by Wilkinson Stekloff | June 07, 2024

In this sponsored post from Wilkinson Stekloff, enjoy a Q&A with three of their attorneys about trial practice in general and at their firm.

Practical Advice From the 2024 Vault Law Annual Associate Survey: Law School Tips

by Vault Law Editors | June 05, 2024

In this post from the Vault Law editors, we preview our 2024 survey results with some practical advice from current associates about law school.

How to Succeed in Big Law

by Paul, Weiss | June 04, 2024

In this video, Paul, Weiss hiring partners Greg Laufer, Elizabeth McColm and Laura Turano share advice on how to make the most of your BigLaw experience.

The Top Five Litigation Specialty Law Firms

by Nancy Vesta | May 31, 2024

In this post by editorial coordinator Nancy Vesta, we take a look at the top five Litigation Specialty law firms from the 2023 Annual Associate Survey.

Practical Advice From the 2024 Vault Law Annual Associate Survey: Summer Program Tips

by Nancy Vesta | May 30, 2024

In this sneak peek from our 2024 Annual Associate Survey, we present some tips given by current associates about making the most of your summer program.

The Top Five Labor & Employment Law Firms

by Travis Whitsitt | May 24, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we take a look at the top five Labor & Employment law firms from our 2023 Annual Associate Survey.

Ethical Issues Around AI Use in the Legal Industry

by Travis Whitsitt | May 22, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we take an introductory look at the hot topics around AI ethics in the legal industry.

The Top Five IP Specialty Law Firms

by Travis Whitsitt | May 20, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we compare the top five IP Specialty firms based on Vault Law's 2023 Annual Associate Survey.

Mentoring at Mayer Brown: A Preview for Law Students

by Brooke Ross & Andrea Yang | May 17, 2024

In this sponsored post from Mayer Brown, two of their attorneys discuss the mentoring opportunities at the firm before, during, and after the summer program.