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Jan 22, 2024

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're excited to be talking with Bryan Nese – a partner at Mayer Brown – about career tips for law students, from identifying your ideal employer and successfully making networking connections, to excelling at your job.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Bryan's background and his path to BigLaw
  • The one-sentence version of what good legal writing is
  • What two questions to ask yourself before you start the job search
  • How can you identify and target your ideal employer when many places seem so similar?
  • What are firms really looking for when they hire law students?
  • Tips for successfully networking as a law student
  • Bryan's advice for law students who are frustrated that they have not gotten their perfect first job
  • Life as a BigLaw partner


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Alison & Lee