Table of contents for Vault guide to corporate law careers / Zahie El Kouri and the staff of Vault.


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Table of Contents
Introduction	1
The scoop	3
Chapter 2: Corporate Law Basics	5
What is Corporate Law?	5
Areas of Corporate Practice	7
Related Practice Areas	10
Chapter 3: The Corporate Lawyer	13
The Law Firm	13
The Legal Job Market	14
Is Corporate Law Right for You?	15
Getting Hired	19
Chapter 4: Getting Hired: Law School	21
The Credentials	21
Before Law School	21
Choosing a Law School	24
Summer Clerkships at Firms	34
Chapter 5: The Hiring Process	39
Hiring Process Overview	39
Resumes	40
Law School Grades	44
Writing Sample and Transcripts	45
Your Law School Career Office	45
On Campus Interviews	46
Off-Campus Interviews and Callbacks	49
Sample Interview Questions	52
Interview Follow-Up	53
Troubleshooting	53
On the Job	59
Chapter 6: The Work	61
Starting your New Career	61
Job Responsibilities	64
Mid-Level Associates	79
Moving to a Smalller Firm	83
Chapter 7: The Life	85
Handling Assignments	85
Billing Your Time	86
The Ebb and Flow of Transactional Work	88
Compensation	89
Location and Size of Firms	91
Work and Family issues	92
Chapter 8: Moving Up and On: 
Partnership and Lateral Moves	95
Making Partner	95
Your Ongoing Job Search	100
Chapter 9: Beyond the Law Firm	103
Working In-House	103
Working for the Government	105
Temping as a Lawyer	109
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Corporate lawyers United States, Law Vocational guidance United States