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Vault Law Editors

Vault’s Law Blog covers news and trends relating to legal careers. Law Blog contributors offer insights on the legal industry and provide career advice for law students, attorneys, and JDs.

Contributors have included:

  • Matt Moody: Matt is the current Law Editor at Vault. Prior to joining Vault, Matt worked as a litigator at two Vault 100 law firms. Matt has a JD from Georgetown Law and a BS in Journalism from the University of Florida.
  • Vera Djordjevich: Vera is currently the Director of Research & Consulting at Vault. A former litigator, she holds degrees from New York University School of Law and Stanford University.
  • Nicole Weber: Nicole is a legal recruiting professional and previously worked as an associate at a large New York firm. Nicole has a JD from Georgetown Law and a BA from Williams College.
  • Rachel Marx Boufford: Rachel is a recruiting and marketing professional and previously worked as a litigation associate at a large New York law firm. Rachel has a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA from Tufts University.
  • Mary Kate Sheridan: Mary Kate holds a JD from Columbia Law School and a BA in English from Mary Washington College. Mary Kate is a writer, editor and attorney, who previously worked as a litigation associate at a large law firm.
  • Brian Dalton: Brian received a JD from Fordham Law School and a BA in History from Middlebury College. Following law school, Brian worked as an associate at a New York City law firm.

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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.

Dealing With Imposter Syndrome in the Legal Industry

by Vault Law Editors | May 14, 2024

In this post by law editor Travis Whitsitt, we explore how imposter syndrome manifests throughout a legal career and offer some advice on overcoming it.

Appellate Litigation: Recommended Classes, Valuable Skills & Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | April 13, 2024

Recommended law school classes, skills and experiences, and potential career paths for appellate attorneys from Vault’s Practice Perspectives Guide.

Banking & Financial Services Law: Classes, Valuable Skills & Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | April 13, 2024

Recommended law school classes, skills and experiences, and potential career paths for finance attorneys from Vault’s Practice Perspectives Guide.

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Law: Recommended Classes, Valuable Skills & Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | April 13, 2024

Recommended law school classes, skills, experiences, and potential career paths for bankruptcy & restructuring attorneys from Vault’s Practice Perspective Guide

Clean Tech & Renewable Energy Law: Classes, Valuable Skills & Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | April 13, 2024

Recommended law school classes, skills and experiences, and potential career paths for clean tech attorneys from Vault’s Practice Perspectives Guide.

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Law: Classes, Valuable Skills & Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | April 13, 2024

Recommended law school classes, skills and experiences, and career paths for EC/VC attorneys from Vault’s Practice Perspectives Guide.

Energy, Oil & Gas Law: Classes, Valuable Skills & Career Paths

by Vault Law Editors | April 13, 2024

Recommended law school classes, skills and experiences, and potential career paths for energy, oil & gas attorneys, from Vault’s Practice Perspectives Guide.

Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid in a Legal Job Search

by Vault Law Editors | April 09, 2024

In this post, the Vault Law editors examine the most common errors in writing cover letters for legal jobs and give tips on avoiding them.

Thank You Notes After Legal Interviews

by Vault Law Editors | April 03, 2024

In this post from the Vault Law editors, we discuss the reasons to send a thank you note after a legal interview as well as tips for composing it.