Such a jammed week for interesting/quirky news items that we couldn't wait for the end of the week to pass them along:

1. Top 10 summer associate programs. We know you can't resist lists—so here goes nothing: Vault's best summer programs in the overall category. It's based on that magical mix of reality (what it's really like to work there) and fun (I assume that means accessibility to ridiculously expensive restaurants and entertainment):

1. Venable

2. Troutman Sanders

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