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    • 20 Jun 2012

    VAULT LAW 100 RANKINGS 2013: WACHTELL COMPLETING A DECADE OF DOMINANCE AT NO. 1; CRAVATH MAINTAINS STRONGHOLD ON NO. 2 POSITION

    LATHAM & WATKINS CONTINUES DRAMATIC RETURN - HIGHLIGHTS BIG CHANGES IN ONCE STATIC TOP 10 Hogan Lovells Silences Critics; Dewey & LeBoeuf's Exit Creates Opening in Latest Vault.com Offering New York, NY, (June 19, 2012) Vault.com has released its latest edition of the Vault Law 100 Rankings for 2013, highlighted by some of the biggest movement within the Top 10 in recent years. But one thing that...
    • 20 Sep 2011

    Summer Associate Program Rankings

    For those seeking to launch law firm careers, securing a summer associate position is an important first step. Depending on how the summer program is designed, it is an opportunity for law students to understand the culture and practice of the law firm and to determine whether law firm practice meshes with their career goals. And while the days of the unlimited tab may be long gone, many summer associate programs still...
    • 3 Aug 2011

    VAULT.COM RELEASES 2012 LAW FIRM DIVERSITY RANKINGS

    CARLTON FIELDS TOPS DIVERSITY RANKINGS FOR WOMEN AND MINORITIES - REIGNS AS TOP FIRM FOR OVERALL DIVERSITY Vault.com has released its 2012 Law Firm Diversity Rankings, and the more things change, the more they stay the same. For the third straight year, Carlton Fields has claimed the No. 1 spot for its "Overall Diversity" initiatives. Ropes & Gray jumped up one spot to No. 3 and cemented its status...
    • 27 Jul 2011

    2012 Law Practice Area Rankings from Vault.com

    Vault.com, the source of ratings, rankings and insight for law students and lawyers, has released its Practice Area Rankings for 2012, examining how law firms rank in 25 practice areas ranging from Antitrust to Tax. The 2012 Vault Law Rankings are based on the results of the annual Vault Law Firm Associate Survey, in which 16,000 associates participated this year. In order to determine the Vault Practice Area Rankings...
    • 13 Jul 2011

    Announcing Vault's 2012 Quality of Life Rankings

    Grueling hours, tight deadlines and demanding work are the standards of BigLaw life, but how associates fare under these intense conditions may depend greatly on quality of life within the firm. When it comes to associate satisfaction, one firm stands out from all of the others in the newly-released Vault 2012 "Best Law Firms to Work For": Williams & Connolly ( find the complete rankings here ). Pushing...
    • 13 Jul 2011

    VAULT.COM REVEALS CHANGE AT TOP OF 2012 LAW FIRM QUALITY OF LIFE RANKINGS

    WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY ENDS ROPES & GRAY'S TWO-YEAR WINNING STREAK - NAMED BEST LAW FIRM TO WORK FOR; 13 OTHER RANKINGS RELEASED New York, NY, (July 12, 2011) Prestige isn't everything, as Vault.com reveals with the release of its Law Firm Quality of Life Rankings for 2012. While Wachtell dominated the Vault Law 100 Prestige Rankings released two weeks ago, it was a dogfight in this year's Quality...
    • 14 Jun 2011

    Law Firm Rankings 2012: Vault Law 100

    VAULT.COM RELEASES TOP 100 LAW FIRMS FOR 2012 - WACHTELL TAKES TOP SPOT FOR NINTH STRAIGHT YEAR LATHAM RANKING SIGNALS COMEBACK; TRANSATLANTIC MERGERS CREATE HAVOC FOR FIRMS; AND LITIGATION-FOCUSED FIRMS CONTINUE RISE The Vault Law 100 has been released, and for the ninth straight year, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has dominated the rankings as the number one firm in the country. The firm's repeated...
    • 14 Jun 2011

    Release of the Annual Vault Law 100 Law Firm Rankings

    Associates have spoken, and their voices are loud and clear: it's not about size, it's not about number of offices, and it's certainly not about a fancy website-it's all about Wachtell. In its ninth year on top, Wachtell has kept its title as the King of law firm prestige: the firm has once again clinched the No. 1 spot on the Vault Law 100 . Released today, Vault's annual law firm prestige rankings...
    • 4 May 2011

    New Vault.com Tool Allows Law Students to Learn about Top Law Schools when Narrowing Choices

    New York, NY, (May 3, 2011) Vault.com, the source for university ratings, rankings and reconnaissance, has unveiled two new and valuable services - Vault Honors Academy and My Admission Priorities (M.A.P) - to support students as they make among the most important decisions of their lives - choosing a college, university or graduate program. "Our mission has always been to offer insightful career intelligence...
    • 7 Mar 2011

    Best Law Schools According to Recruiters

    Law firm recruiters favor Harvard Law grads over all other law school grads-even Yale-at least when making intuitive judgments based on the sole criterion of an institution's academic reputation. U.S. News has for the first time released a ranking of law schools based on the opinions of hiring professionals at top law firms. Recruiters from 750 firms were asked (14 percent responding) to rate institutions on a...
    • 25 Jan 2011

    Four Law Firms Make Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For List

    What do in vitro fertilization, pro bono commitment, a child-care campus, and transparency have in common? They're factors that helped four law firms land spots on Fortune's annual ranking of the 100 Best Companies to Work For. These Fortune All Stars are Alston & Bird LLP (#13), Bingham McCutchen LLP (#28), Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC (#50), and Perkins Coie LLP (55). Way to represent...
    • 10 Aug 2010

    Law Firm "Quality of Life" Rankings, Best Law Firms to Work For

    Which are the best firms to work for? For many, this is a far more important consideration than prestige. To determine the Vault Law 20 Best Firms to Work For, we analyzed our initial list of 166 firms using a formula that weighed the most relevant categories for an overall quality of life ranking. Each firm's overall score was calculated using the following formula: 40 percent satisfaction 10 percent hours 10...
    • 5 Aug 2010

    Location, Location! Top Law Firms Ranked by Region

    Which BigLaw firm is the King of the Big Apple? The San Francisco Treat? Beantown's best? Increasing globalization of the legal industry notwithstanding, the practice of law arguably remains essentially local. Check out the Vault Law Regional Rankings to see how firms stacked up in specific markets. The No. 1 firms for each location: Atlanta: King & Spalding Boston: Ropes & Gray Chicago: Kirkland...
    • 27 Jul 2010

    Best Law Firms by Practice Area Released in Vault 2011 Survey

    Vault has released the "Best Law Firms in Each Practice Area" rankings for 2011. The votes are in and results are ready. Find out how top firms stack up. We've included links to firm profile information for firms in the top ten for overall prestige ranking. Jump to Vault.com to learn how you can access other profiles. Here is a summary of the Best Law Firm rankings for these specific practice areas. ...
    • 19 Jul 2010

    Vault Releases 2011 Top 100 Law Firm Results

    Once again, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz has been ranked the top firm for Overall Prestige in Vault’s annual law firm associate survey, marking eight consecutive years as number 1 in the survey results. This is the 13 th year that Vault has conducted its annual Law Firm Associate Survey. This year, more than 15,000 associates from over 150 of the country’s largest law firms took the survey. No other...