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98 Results for "biglaw"

What Is a Typical Day Like for a Bankruptcy Lawyer?

by Vault Law Editors | July 14, 2020

What is it like to practice bankruptcy law? Here, lawyers from top-ranked firms discuss a typical day in their practice and share insights on useful training and skills development.

An Introvert’s Guide to the Summer Associate Process

by JoAnna Tonini | July 01, 2020

Being an introvert may actually be an asset when it comes to succeeding at a law firm. Here are some skills that introverts can use to their advantage in building a successful summer associate experience.

The Undercover Checklist: Assessing Key Cultural Attributes of a Firm

by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | June 30, 2020

A firm's culture is paramount to attorneys' success and fulfillment in their career. Here, attorneys from Paul, Weiss give their tips on learning about a firm's culture while interviewing.

Behind the Scenes of Freshfields' Virtual Summer Associate Program

by Vault Law Editors | June 25, 2020

In the wake of COVID-19, many law firms have reshaped their summer associate programs to become remote. In this video interview, Vault spoke with lawyers from Freshfields about the ins and outs of the firm's virtual summer associate program.

Balancing BigLaw Hours & the Holidays

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 23, 2019

The holidays are here, and you have a mountain of billables to tackle. What's a lawyer to do? Check out these tips for tackling your work this holiday season.

First-Year Associate Mistakes to Avoid

by Mary Kate Sheridan | October 09, 2019

Nothing is more important as a new law firm associate than making a good impression. Check out these 8 mistakes to avoid as a first-year associate.

So, You’re Thinking of Becoming a Transactional Lawyer

by Milbank LLP | July 01, 2019

Milbank partner Rod Miller answers questions about pursuing a career in transactional law.

Law Firm Economics: Why Does It Matter to You?

by Shalla Prichard, Partner—Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | May 15, 2019

Law firm economics can have a significant impact on the lives of junior associates. Learn more about these principles, as well as tactful questions you can ask a potential employer to determine how their model might affect you.

How to Lay the Foundation for Future Success as an Associate During Your Summer

by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP | May 08, 2019

Your 2L summer is an exciting time to take advantage of and learn from as many experiences as you can. Check out these six tips for maximizing your summer associate experience so that you’re on the right track for success as an associate.

Misconceptions About Being a Litigator

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 07, 2018

What's it really like to be a litigator? In this piece, four BigLaw partners share misconceptions about practicing litigation.

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