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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 Law.com Editor-in-Chief Zack Needles and Newsroom Innovation Director Vanessa Blum, Legal Speak offers straight talk from experts, plus an inside-the-newsroom perspective on market-shaping stories.

Jul 12, 2019

Above the Law, the blog that launched in 2006, has served as a font of cynicism about the legal profession from its inception. But founder David Lat has this to say about the current state of Big Law life: It's gotten better. In this week's Legal Speak, we hear from Lat, who left the editor-in-chief post at the irreverent blog in May to become managing director at Lateral Link, a legal recruiting firm. Legal Speak is brought to you by Econ One, offering economic expertise, consulting and dispute resolution, and data analytics.