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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.

Jul 6, 2018

If you run a law firm—or hope to build a lasting career at one—navigating the uber-competitive legal market feels something like crossing the road in a game of Frogger, and you’re the frog. International accounting firms are edging onto your turf, alternative legal service providers are courting your corporate clients, and artificial intelligence applications are starting to peck away at legal problems. Take a deep breath and join ALM Intelligence senior analyst Nicholas Bruch and reporter Ben Hancock as they sort through the threats, discuss what’s worth worrying about, and ponder ways law firm leaders can respond.