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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.

May 26, 2023

"Understanding who you're at the table with, whether you're at a poker table or negotiation table, is really critical for your success in that arena," said Ellen Leikind, the founder and CEO of PokerDivas.

May 19, 2023

In this week’s episode, litigation reporter Aleeza Furman speaks with Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Christine Donohue about creating opportunities for more junior attorneys to gain trial experience.

May 12, 2023

In this week's episode of Legal Speak, the veteran chronicler of the weird world of Big Law culture discusses the PowerPoint presentation heard ‘round the industry.

May 5, 2023

In this week’s episode, Quarles & Brady partner Joe Wilson and Erica Gholson, the firm's director of learning and development, discuss a program the firm launched for giving and receiving feedback, called “The Loop.”