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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.

Aug 16, 2019

In this week's episode, we explore the idea of lawyer resilience. Adam Markel, a practicing lawyer for 18 years on the East Coast and now the author of “Pivot: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life,” talks with Heather Nevitt, editor-in-chief of Law.com affiliates Corporate Counsel and...


Aug 9, 2019

Big Law is making strides in trying to improve the experience for young lawyers who are demanding a better work-life balance. But for some lawyers, there is no substitute for practicing in a boutique firm, where they say the quality of the work, training and personal attention to their development is unparalleled....


Aug 2, 2019

Donna Wilson and Linda Kornfeld are a Big Law power couple—engaged to be married, raising a teenage daughter and thriving in their respective careers. In this Legal Speak podcast, the pair talks with Law.com reporter and editor Lizzy McLellan about how they juggle work and family, their experience as openly gay...


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...