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Legal Speak is a weekly podcast that makes sense of what's happening in the legal industry. 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 Senior Litigation Reporter of the Daily Report Cedra Mayfield and Senior Staff Writer for the American Lawyer Patrick Smith, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Aug 24, 2018

The small group of just 15 firms historically has attracted all the very best talent. But that’s changing.

Aug 17, 2018 senior reporter Karen Sloan and AccessLex Institute president Chris Chapman explore the impact of better J.D. employment stats, rising salaries and brighter law school applicants.

Aug 10, 2018

Legal recruiter Richard Hsu, host of the podcast Hsu Untied, shares his takeaways for getting hired, finding mentors and handling...

Aug 3, 2018 reporter Erin Mulvaney talks to New York attorney Todd Anten about the movement to secure workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. While the movement for marriage equality captured the public’s attention and led to a high-profile victory, Anten says the push for employment...