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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.

Oct 30, 2020

Legaltech News Editor-in-Chief Zach Warren talks with legal consultants Brad Blickstein and Beatrice Seravello about the forces driving some of the country’s largest and richest law firms to rethink the way they serve clients. Blickstein and Seravello, who lead the NewLaw practice at Baretz + Brunelle Brad, discuss the findings of a new report on captive ALSPs and what it means that a growing number of Am Law 100 law firms are launching units focused on alternative legal service delivery models. For more on alternative legal service providers, check out's special report, Breaking Tradition: How New Law Is Challenging Big Law.