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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.

May 31, 2019

We asked a lawyer six years out of law school and a veteran litigator to share their perspectives on billable hours, work-life balance, professional development and what gets in the way of constructive mentoring between partners and associates. Law.com reporter Dylan Jackson talks to Miami lawyer Kristen Cordon, a 2013...


May 24, 2019

David Sanford, who has brought gender bias cases against major firms on behalf of women partners, talks with The Careerist Vivia Chen about leveling the playing field in Big Law and the changes necessary to make it happen. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute...


May 17, 2019

It’s an exciting time to work as an in-house lawyer. But if that’s your goal, how do you set yourself up for success? In the final podcast of our GC Speak series, Law.com reporter Caroline Spiezio asked eight veteran GCs to share their advice for navigating in-house careers. Hear from the former general counsel of...


May 10, 2019

Law.com’s Minds Over Matters project seeks to shed light on the mental health challenges in the legal profession. In this episode of Legal Speak, you'll hear from Law.com journalists who have covered news involving lawyers suffering from mental health problems and their takeaways from handling those stories. Legal...


May 3, 2019

On this Legal Speak episode, Fox Rothschild partner Joshua Horn talks with Law.com reporter Cheryl Miller about what it's like to launch a cannabis practice and how he keeps up with constantly shifting regulations. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and...