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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 Law.com'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 Law.com editors Leigh Jones and Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Oct 18, 2019

In this episode, we've got great advice for women—and men—on how to find success and satisfaction as a lawyer. Podcasting from ALM's Women, Influence and Power in Law conference in Washington, D.C., we asked five accomplished women lawyers an array of questions including how they promote themselves, what inspires...


Oct 11, 2019

Law.com Supreme Court correspondent Marcia Coyle chats with Mayer Brown partner Nicole Saharsky about the big cases teed up on the Supreme Court's 2019-2020 docket. With a simmering impeachment investigation and a looming presidential election, the court will be taking on issues related to guns, abortion, immigration...


Oct 4, 2019

As part of our Minds Over Matters project, Law.com reporter Dylan Jackson interviews three industry pros who talk about how legal professionals, including marketing directors, business developers and law firm administrators, often feel under-appreciated and misunderstood at work. They also address how these employees...


Sep 27, 2019

In this episode, we’re podcasting from the General Counsel Conference in Midtown New York. The event is where hundreds of in-house lawyers and other legal pros gather to focus on trends in the profession. In the midst of the conference, hosted by Law.com affiliate Corporate Counsel, we pulled aside a few...


Sep 20, 2019

The legal industry has been confronting its diversity problems lately. But the identity of the first generation lawyer can sometimes be overlooked. On today's program, we hear from Traci Martinez, a partner at Squire Patton Boggs, and Ciarra Carr, an associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe about the struggles faced...