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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 Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles and Newsroom Innovation Director Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Apr 24, 2020

American Lawyer Editor-in-Chief Gina Passarella and Executive Editor Ben Seal share key takeaways from the new Am Law 100 report and explain what the numbers mean in light of the COVID-19 crisis. Later, reporter David Thomas talks with Altman Weil consultant James Cotterman about how law firms are responding to the economic downturn and what he sees as the industry’s biggest vulnerability.