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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 31, 2024

In this week's Legal Speak episode, O'Melveny COO George Demos, Christina McCarthy of One Mind at Work and Stephanie Hildreth of ThirdHorizon speak with ALM Global Senior Vice President of Content  Gina Passarella about mental health and how law firms and lawyers can mitigate systemic challenges and boost...

May 29, 2024

While it likely won't influence any of his political supporters, a guilty verdict would open many a can of worms on what comes next.

Josh Partington of Snell & Wilmer is in Fact a Rock Star in the Office (and Out of It)

May 24, 2024

The former (and now current) guitarist for Something Corporate talks about a path less traveled when it comes to landing in the Big Law arena.

May 17, 2024

In this week's Legal Speak episode, Florida class action attorneys Jean Martin and John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan in Tampa open up about how they have leveraged their nearly 60 years of combined legal experience to help build their firm's cybersecurity and data privacy practice.

May 15, 2024

ALM litigation reporter Emily Saul gets us up to date on the happenings at the first Trump criminal trial, including reaction to testimony from Michael Cohen and the bizarre behavior of several Republican politicians.