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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 4, 2020

This week's podcast explores a potential dark side of the legal industry's shift to remote working. editor Jonathan Ringel and legal recruiter Richard Hsu of Major, Lindsey & Africa discuss whether offices will still play a role in the legal profession post-pandemic. Hsu says firms that adopt a hybrid system in which some lawyers work in the office while others work from home risk creating a hierarchy in which the remote workers feel "like second-class citizens."