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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.

Mar 15, 2019

Being an effective GC requires more than being a skilled lawyer. It takes business savvy.


Mar 6, 2019

In this week's podcast, we hear from Law.com legal education editor Karen Sloan about some surprises—and some market stability—gleaned from this year's Go-To Law Schools report, including changes to traditional on-campus interviewing.


Mar 1, 2019

It’s been one year since partners at U.S.-based Bryan Cave and London-based Berwin Leighton Paisner voted to combine, creating a firm with more than 1400 lawyers and offices across the globe. On the first day of the combination, there were balloons, champagne toasts and swag with the new firm logo. But what’s...


Feb 22, 2019

For Episode 2 of our GC Speak series, Law.com reporter Caroline Spiezio interviews former GCs about the biggest crises of their in-house careers. Stasia Kelly, former GC of AIG, looks back on the global financial meltdown. Greg Riggs, former GC of Delta Airlines, recounts the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. And...


Feb 15, 2019

In this episode, Law.com reporter Dylan Jackson talks with Florida lawyer Haley Moss about how she's managing her workload as a new associate and defying assumptions about autism.