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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.

Nov 9, 2018

D.C. Superior Court Judges Russell Canan, Gregory Mize, and Frederick Weisberg discuss the heartbreaking court cases and difficult decisions that motivated them to compile the book Tough Cases. Law.com San Francisco bureau chief Ross Todd speaks with the trio about their own tough cases and what they’d like readers to...


Nov 2, 2018

Ex-Skadden lawyer-turned-consultant Jay Harrington provides pointers to set associates' careers on the path to success. Caveat: Patience required.


Oct 26, 2018

If a dozen elite law firms are correct, Reynen Court could be a game changer that enables the widespread and seamless adoption of legal technology. Reporter Roy Strom talks to founder Andrew Klein about his big idea and his unconventional career path. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic...


Oct 19, 2018

How do we turn data into knowledge? Orix USA general counsel Ron Barger has some ideas, and he wants the law firms he hires to help make it happen.

As the head of operations for the investment banking and financial services firm based in Dallas, Barger looks for outside counsel who can help him “see around the...


Oct 12, 2018

Baker Hostetler lawyer Lynn Garson talks with Law.com columnist Patrick Krill about building a successful career while managing depression. In Part 2, LeeAnn Black of Latham & Watkins discusses what her firm is doing to dispel the stigma of mental health challenges. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering...