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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.

Jun 29, 2018

National Law Journal editor-in-chief Lisa Helem talks with reporter Ryan Lovelace about the results of the special report, with a close look at the cities across the country comprising the highest concentrations of NLJ 500 lawyers. They also examine the gender diversity numbers and the firms making progress in...

Sep 8, 2017

Duration: 14:01

Has the lawyering in the Russia investigation moved into its next act? National Law Journal Editor in Chief Beth Frerking and Washington business of law Katelyn Polantz discuss how lawyers on the offense, Twitter and the FCPA law all came into the spotlight in the Russia investigation last week. Plus:...

Aug 29, 2017

Duration: 14:06

Election law just isn't what it used to be. With more money and more people involved in campaigns at every level, lawyers working in the relatively small field are seeing an uptick in business opportunities and job demands. The National Law Journal sat down with Perkins Coie partner Marc Elias, who...