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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.

Sep 29, 2023

In this week's Legal Speak episode, Yusuf Zakir, Davis Wright Tremaine’s chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, speaks to what it's like to be a DEI leader at a time when the topic is under legal fire.

Sep 22, 2023

In this week’s episode, Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles sits down with International Editor-in-Chief Paul Hodkinson to talk about the biggest takeaways from this year’s data.

Sep 15, 2023

In this week’s episode of's Legal Speak podcast, legal technology reporter Isha Marathe speaks with Vid Prabhakaran, Davis Wright Tremaine partner and member of its AI steering committee; and Dan Szabo, the firm’s director of enterprise projects, about DWT’s very own chatbot that looks a whole lot...

Sep 8, 2023

In this week's Legal Speak episode, the managing partner of Husch Blackwell’s virtual office discusses the pros and cons of practicing law remotely and how it’s changed the way he operates.