Plus an interesting new study about SCOTUS clerk hiring, and more clerks with family ties.

January 2023

Will Consovoy, a leading lawyer in the conservative legal movement, was not your typical SCOTUS advocate—and leaves behind a remarkable legacy.

December 2022

Plus Justice Jackson's interesting new hiring process, and clerks with unusual backgrounds (and more familial connections).
What are the top 10 law schools for sending lawyers into these prestigious fellowships for public-interest work?

November 2022

Gender diversity, yes—this is the first majority-female class since 2017—but law school diversity, no.

October 2022

Are left-leaning law firms hostile to opposing viewpoints?
Colleagues and clerks—including Justice Amy Coney Barrett, in an exclusive interview—shared remembrances with me.

September 2022

And are the attitudes of law students and young lawyers evolving on this issue?

August 2022

After a pandemic-driven dip in 2020, GC and CLO salaries bounced back in 2021.
Winners in the latest Vault 100 include tech-focused firms, Magic Circle firms, and firms that led the way on associate compensation.

July 2022

Should we abolish the bar exam? If so, what should we replace it with?
Folks seeking greater diversity in the ranks of Supreme Court clerks won't love this clerk class.