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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.

Dec 21, 2018

Lawyers in Big Law, small law, corporate legal departments and academia talk about the people who shaped their careers. You’ll hear about the advice that serves as a guidepost for Uber GC Tony West, the career curves that landed Noreen Krall her current job at Apple Inc., and the partner who gave star litigator Bill Lee his first assignment. Plus, Latham & Watkins partner Leslie Caldwell recalls what she learned from Special Counsel Bob Mueller, Orrick’s Josh Rosenkranz talks about the figure who guided him through a pivotal career decision, and 3M GC Ivan Fong shares his advice for building a portfolio of career mentors. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute resolution, and data analytics