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Six Tips for Attorneys of Color to Find and Work with Mentors and Sponsors

by Monica R. Parker, Esq.-Bracewell LLP | June 06, 2023

In this sponsored post, the head of DEI at Bracewell, Monica Parker, shares tips for attorneys of color to find mentors and sponsors.

Interview Tips from Akin Gump

by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP | June 05, 2023

In this sponsored post from Akin Gump, learn some tips to carry into any interview in the legal job search.

Happy Pride Month from Vault Law

by Vault Law Editors | June 02, 2023

Happy Pride Month! In this infographic, we detail some of the findings from our annual Vault Law Diversity Survey with respect to LGBTQ+ individuals.

The Summer Program at Paul Hastings

by Paul Hastings | May 31, 2023

In this Summer Resource Center video post, learn about the summer program at Paul Hastings.

Allen & Overy's US Presence and DEI Commitment

by Allen & Overy | May 31, 2023

In this sponsored series of infographics, learn about Allen & Overy's US presence, as well as their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

An Inside Look at Law Firm Recruiting

by Nicole Levin Mesard, Partner-Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | May 30, 2023

In this sponsored post from Debevoise & Plimpton, one of their partners and their recruiting chair gives some inside tips on the recruitment process.

Seven Tips for Summer Associate Success (Plus One Bonus)

by Vault Law Editors | May 26, 2023

This infographic details eight tips for summer associate success, adapted from a sponsored post by Proskauer Rose.

Interview Insight from Ten Top-Ranked Law Firms

by Vault Law Editors | May 24, 2023

Vault Law provides advice on acing your law firm interviews, with direct insights from associates at the top-ranked firms on what kinds of questions they ask.

Three Questions Every Summer Associate Should Ask

by Katharine Monin-Director of Legal Recruiting at Perkins Coie | May 22, 2023

In this sponsored post, Perkins Coie details three questions every summer associate should ask before their summer program ends.

Practice Area Insights: How to Excel in Bankruptcy & Restructuring

by Vault Law Editors | May 19, 2023

Vault Law shares what top-ranked Bankruptcy & Restructuring attorneys say about what their day-to-day practice is like and how to excel in this practice area.