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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.

Apr 20, 2018

In this week's Legal Speak, The Careerist's Vivia Chen talks with Brad Karp, chairman at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, who gives his perspective on the gender inequality in Big Law from a personal and professional point of view.


Apr 13, 2018

This week, Legal Speak goes inside the RFP process with Lisa Konie, senior director of legal operations at Adobe Systems, and Toby Brown, chief practice management officer at law firm Perkins Coie.


Apr 6, 2018

Duration: 18:25

Finance deals are complicated enough, but add digital currency to the equation and you need lawyers with investment know-how and technology smarts. This week, we’re taking a closer look at one of those deals happening at the intersection of finance and technology.


Mar 30, 2018

There’s so much happening in legal AI right now that it can be hard to separate hype from reality. In this episode, Law.com reporter Ben Hancock tackles the big questions with help from Emily Foges, CEO of Luminance; James Lee, co-founder of LegalMation; Brian Kuhn, co-founder of IBM Watson Legal; Itai Gurari,...


Mar 23, 2018

The Justice Department’s trial to block AT&T’s $85 billion merger with Time Warner kicked off this past week in Washington, D.C., and it’s expected to be the most influential antitrust showdown in decades. In this episode, Law.com editor Jenna Greene and D.C. reporter Cogan Schneier make sense of what’s been...