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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.

Oct 12, 2018

Baker Hostetler lawyer Lynn Garson talks with columnist Patrick Krill about building a successful career while managing depression. In Part 2, LeeAnn Black of Latham & Watkins discusses what her firm is doing to dispel the stigma of mental health challenges. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering...

Oct 5, 2018

Litigation Daily editor-in-chief Jenna Greene talks with Debevoise & Plimpton partner John Gleeson about his decision to leave the bench after 22 years as a federal judge in the Eastern District of New York. Gleeson reflects on judicial salaries, the case for term limits and the perspective he's gained by representing...

Sep 28, 2018 senior reporter Karen Sloan talks with Michele DeStefano, author of  “Legal Upheaval: A Guide to Creativity, Collaboration, and Innovation in Law," about the tangible, lasting and meaningful ways in which the law firms need to evolve, and how they get there.

Sep 21, 2018

The Careerist Vivia Chen talks with the Selendy & Gay partner as part of a podcast series focused on the successes and struggles of prominent women lawyers.

Sep 14, 2018

Former U.S. solicitor general Paul Clement speaks with's Marcia Coyle about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the upcoming term.