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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.

Sep 25, 2020

This week’s podcast is a conversation between Jonathan Ringel, the Atlanta-based managing editor of the Daily Report, and Chris Wilson, a corporate and finance partner at hybrid law firm Taylor English Duma, which has one office in Atlanta, and lawyers elsewhere who work remotely. Wilson talks about how his firm...


Sep 18, 2020

This week’s podcast features business of law reporter Patrick Smith's conversation with Seth Zachary, chairman of Am Law 50 firm Paul Hastings. Zachary talks about how his firm is faring during the pandemic, including its aggressive pursuit of lateral hires at a time when many other law firms have been forced to...


Sep 11, 2020

In the second part of our series on virtual court proceedings, Judge Emily Miskel of Collin County, Texas talks with Litigation Daily Editor in Chief Ross Todd about her adjustment to online hearings and what she's been learning. Miskel says experiments during the COVID-19 pandemic could be a starting place for...


Sep 4, 2020

As the pandemic drags on, lawyers and judges are starting to confront questions about how to administer justice in a world that’s gone virtual. We’re devoting two Legal Speak podcasts to exploring the issues. In this episode, Cooley global litigation chair Michael Attanasio talks with Law.com California bureau...


Aug 28, 2020

Philadelphia trial attorney and podcaster Bob Levant talks with Law.com Editor in Chief Zack Needles about the psyches of lawyers, what life's been like as a litigator in quarantine, the lessons he's learned from guests on his Iron Advocate podcast and the feedback that he and his co-host are getting from listeners.