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Mary Kate Sheridan

Mary Kate is Vault's former Senior Law Editor. She is an attorney with a J.D. from Columbia Law School, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School, and a B.A. in English from Mary Washington College. Previously, Mary Kate worked as a litigator at a Vault 100 law firm.

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Legal Career Paths: Senior Corporate Counsel, Life Coach, and Podcast Host

by Mary Kate Sheridan | September 07, 2021

Not only is Angela Han Senior Corporate Counsel at HealthPRO Heritage, she is a life coach and the host of the "Fit to Practice" podcast. Read about her path!

Fun Facts About Vault Law's Top 10 Most Prestigious Law Firms

by Mary Kate Sheridan | August 18, 2021

We asked law firm associates to share interesting facts about their firms. From ping pong tournaments to tuna salad, the responses didn't disappoint.

Navigating the First Year of Law School: 1L Timeline

by Mary Kate Sheridan | August 18, 2021

The start of 1L year is like entering an entirely new world—and you may not be sure how to navigate it. Check out our 1L timeline to help determine your priorities for a successful first year of law school.

Practice Perspectives: Everything You Need to Know About Legal Practice Areas

by Mary Kate Sheridan | May 26, 2021

Vault's 2021 Practice Perspectives guide is here! Take a sneak peak into life as a corporate lawyer and as a litigator at some of the most prestigious firms.

How to Create a Law Firm Bid List for OCI [Infographic]

by Mary Kate Sheridan | May 18, 2021

Selecting a list of law firms for OCI can be daunting. Check out this infographic for four tips to help you research and narrow your bid list.

Lessons Learned from Virtual OCI

by Mary Kate Sheridan | May 04, 2021

This past year, many law schools and law firms shifted to remote interviewing due to COVID-19. Here are five takeaways from this virtual recruiting season.

Interview Questions You Should Ask in the Wake of COVID-19

by Mary Kate Sheridan | February 17, 2021

These sample interview questions will help you explore how your target law firms have responded to the coronavirus pandemic.

New Year's Resolutions for Your Career in 2021

by Mary Kate Sheridan | December 31, 2020

This past year brought tremendous change to the professional lives of many. Here are six New Year's resolutions to refocus on your career in 2021.

5 Ways to Maximize Your Job Search During the Holidays

by Mary Kate Sheridan | November 25, 2020

The holidays are the perfect time to get a leg up on your job search. Here are five ways that you can make the most of this time and land your dream job.

5 Tips for Tackling Remote Law School Exams

by Mary Kate Sheridan | April 23, 2020

Law school finals are quickly approaching, and many law students will be taking their exams virtually. Here are five tips for nailing your remote tests.