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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 26, 2019

Litigation funding is having a moment. So what does the growing use of outside funding mean for law firms, clients and the court system? On this Legal Speak podcast, Law.com reporter Dan Packel breaks down the nuts and bolts of litigation funding with Scott Mozarsky, a managing director with funder Vannin Capital....


Jul 19, 2019

Are you a jerk partner? If so, we’re betting there’s a supervising attorney in your past whom you’re channeling. In today’s episode, we're focused on the cycle of dysfunction in which terrible-boss behavior is passed down from generation to generation inside law firms. To talk about the phenomenon are...


Jul 12, 2019

Above the Law, the blog that launched in 2006, has served as a font of cynicism about the legal profession from its inception. But founder David Lat has this to say about the current state of Big Law life: It's gotten better. In this week's Legal Speak, we hear from Lat, who left the editor-in-chief post at the...