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From Field to Office: Transferable Skills for Student Athletes in the Workplace

by Rob Porter | February 29, 2024

Student athletes may have an advantage over other first-time job seekers. Here are some transferable skills student athletes can use on their resumes.

The Top Five Firms for Appellate Litigation

by Vault Law Editors | February 28, 2024

In this post, we take a look at the top five Appellate Litigation firms from our 2024 Vault Law Associate Survey on practice area prestige.

Choosing a Pacific Northwest Law Firm

by Travis Whitsitt | February 27, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we compare the top five Pacific Northwest-based firms from our 2024 Pacific Northwest prestige rankings.

Antitrust Law: Recommended Classes, Valuable Skills, and Potential Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | February 26, 2024

Learn about recommended law school classes, skills and experiences to gain before graduating law school, and potential career paths for antitrust attorneys.

Practice Area Insights: Real Estate

by Vault Law Editors | February 26, 2024

In this installment of our Practice Area Insights series, we highlight excerpts from Q&As with attorneys at top-ranked Real Estate practices.

The Top Five Firms for Antitrust

by Travis Whitsitt | February 21, 2024

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

Choosing a Mountain States Law Firm

by Travis Whitsitt | February 21, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we compare the top five Mountain States-based firms in our 2024 Mountain States prestige rankings.

Practice Area Insights: Products Liability

by Vault Law Editors | February 20, 2024

In this installment of our Practice Area Insights series, we hear from attorneys at top-ranked Products Liability practices.

The Single Most Useful Way to Study for Law School Exams

by Travis Whitsitt | February 14, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we discuss what we believe to be the most effective method of law school exam preparation.

Choosing a Midwest Law Firm

by Travis Whitsitt | February 14, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we compare the top five Midwest-based firms from our 2024 Midwest prestige rankings.