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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. Brought to you by's global network of reporters and editors, each episode tackles a subject that's worthy of a deep dive—from law firm profit hacks to Supreme Court showdowns to the most promising plays in legal tech. Hosted by editors Leigh Jones and Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Sep 8, 2017

Duration: 12:43

ALM’s Legal Education Reporter Karen Sloan speaks with Sierra Shear, a 2016 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and first-year associate at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, about her on-campus interview experience. Shear interviewed with 26 law firms, received 20 callback interviews, and got summer associate job offers from all seven firms she visited during callbacks. Shear describes the on-campus interviewing process as both exciting and stressful.