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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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Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals

by Vault Law Editors | June 10, 2021

In these videos, attorneys at Vault's Best Law Firms for LGBTQ+ Individuals discuss their firms' diversity initiatives and share advice for evaluating firms.

Why You Should Join Law Review

by Vault Law Editors | May 24, 2021

Is the write-on competition worth the effort? Here, law firm associates weigh in on why joining law review or another journal can be valuable to your career.

Legal Career Paths: From BigLaw to Entrepreneur and Founder of Effie’s Paper

by Vault Law Editors | May 10, 2021

Kalyn Johnson Chandler left BigLaw to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams. Today, she is the founder and creative force behind Effie's Paper. Read about her path!

Law School Finals Care Package: Apps, Playlists, Shows, and Podcasts

by Vault Law Editors | April 20, 2021

Stressed about finals? We’ve created a list of apps, playlists, shows, and podcasts that will help you focus and tackle exam nerves.

Legal Career Paths: From Practicing Securities Litigation to Empowering Student Athletes

by Vault Law Editors | April 20, 2021

Joyce Anderson left BigLaw for a new career as a tennis coach and student athlete advisor. Today, she's the Co-Founder of Honest Game. Read more about her path.

The Ins and Outs of Practicing Real Estate Law

by Vault Law Editors | April 14, 2021

Real estate lawyers tackle myriad areas, making the practice challenging and exciting. Take a glimpse into what it is really like to work in this area.

Legal Career Paths: From Lawyer to Baker and International Bagel Consultant

by Vault Law Editors | April 12, 2021

Beth George is a lawyer turned baker and international bagel consultant, as the owner of BYOB Bagels. Read on to learn about her path and advice for success.

Law Firms in Action: Technology & Innovation

by Vault Law Editors | April 06, 2021

In this collection of short videos, hear firsthand from several Vault 100 law firms on how they support lawyers and staff through technology and innovation.

Vault Rankings in Action: The Best Law Firms for Women

by Vault Law Editors | March 30, 2021

Vault spoke to top-ranked law firms about how they support women in their professional and personal pursuits. Watch the videos here.

Legal Career Paths: From the Legal Industry to the Wine Industry

by Vault Law Editors | March 23, 2021

After law school, Dina Opici launched her career in the wine industry. Read on to follow her path and learn what it takes to succeed in the wine business.