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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 Law.com Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles and Editor-in-Chief of Regional Coveraage and the Recorder Alaina Lancaster, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Dec 21, 2018

Lawyers in Big Law, small law, corporate legal departments and academia talk about the people who shaped their careers. You’ll hear about the advice that serves as a guidepost for Uber GC Tony West, the career curves that landed Noreen Krall her current job at Apple Inc., and the partner who gave star litigator Bill...


Dec 14, 2018

The Big Four accounting firms are pushing into legal services but how big a threat do they pose—really—to law firms? In this episode, Law.com reporter Dan Packel asks ALM Legal Intelligence analyst Nicholas Bruch to explain the type of legal work the Big Four are chasing, how the accounting firms have been...


Dec 7, 2018

Sandra Bang's new role at Shearman & Sterling is part of a trend in which large law firms are giving diversity officers a seat at the leadership table.