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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.

Jul 27, 2018

The Careerist Vivia Chen talks Michele Coleman Mayes, an African American leader in the legal profession, where less than 1 percent of partners in major law firms are black women.


Jul 20, 2018

Even small changes in daily routines lead to better health. And when that happens, lawyers—and their firms—reap the benefits.


Jul 13, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended in late June was supposed to be momentous. And it was … just not precisely in the way that court watchers had anticipated. On this week’s Legal Speak podcast, chief Washington correspondent Marcia Coyle speaks to Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Donald Verrilli Jr. about the...


Jul 6, 2018

If you run a law firm—or hope to build a lasting career at one—navigating the uber-competitive legal market feels something like crossing the road in a game of Frogger, and you’re the frog. International accounting firms are edging onto your turf, alternative legal service providers are courting your...