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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.

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    • 4.6 • 38 Ratings

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.

    Morgan & Morgan Class Action Attorneys Detail Pathway to Success Within Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice

    Morgan & Morgan Class Action Attorneys Detail Pathway to Success Within Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice

    In this week's Legal Speak episode, Florida class action attorneys Jean Martin and John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan in Tampa open up about how they have leveraged their nearly 60 years of combined legal experience to help build their firm's cybersecurity and data privacy practice.

    • 22 min
    Legal Speak's "Sidebar with Saul" Part II: GOP Pols Push Misinformation, Cohen Keeps it Together

    Legal Speak's "Sidebar with Saul" Part II: GOP Pols Push Misinformation, Cohen Keeps it Together

    ALM litigation reporter Emily Saul gets us up to date on the happenings at the first Trump criminal trial, including reaction to testimony from Michael Cohen and the bizarre behavior of several Republican politicians. 

    • 13 min
    Holwell Shuster & Goldberg Partners Leverage 'Hostile' Witnesses to Secure $101 Million Verdict Against Walmart

    Holwell Shuster & Goldberg Partners Leverage 'Hostile' Witnesses to Secure $101 Million Verdict Against Walmart

    In this week's Legal Speak episode, James Whittle with the American Property Casualty Insurance Association dives into the impact of what the organization has dubbed "legal system abuse" as social inflation—the belief that large corporations are "bad actors with deep pockets"—helps fuel "nuclear" verdicts.

    • 24 min
    Legal Speak's "Sidebar with Saul: The First Trump Criminal Trial"

    Legal Speak's "Sidebar with Saul: The First Trump Criminal Trial"

    ALM litigation reporter Emily Saul details the events of the first Trump criminal trial inside the courtroom in Lower Manhattan.

    • 12 min
    Legal Speak: Aaron Sorkin This Is Not - Trump Trial with Emily Saul (Part 1)

    Legal Speak: Aaron Sorkin This Is Not - Trump Trial with Emily Saul (Part 1)

    Patrick Smith interview's ALM litigation reporter Emily Saul as she details the happenings of the first Trump criminal trial from inside the courtroom in Lower Manhattan. 

    • 23 min
    Live from the GCC MidWest with Mike Andolina

    Live from the GCC MidWest with Mike Andolina

    For over 20 years, General Counsel Conference Midwest has been the premier event in the industry by delivering key insights and practical solutions that today's general counsel need to manage and better leverage C-Suite relationships, successfully overcome a litigation crisis, do more with fewer resources, and MUCH MORE.  But this year, the conference is experiencing a first … Legal Speak Live!  Hosts Cedra Mayfield and Patrick Smith are bringing you interviews with moderators and speakers from various panels at this year’s event in Chicago.  In this episode, Patrick is joined by Mike Andolina, a Partner at White & Case.

    • 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
38 Ratings

38 Ratings

obacker19 ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🙌

Whether you’re already a leader who enjoys wrestling with the shifting legal landscape of our modern world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change within your organization - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Vanessa and the entire ALM team do an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of successfully navigating an ever changing legal world, from leaders who are innovating in the field. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

LegalFan101 ,

Legal Speak = Legal Genius

Thanks for making sense of the evolving legal landscape!

KOPelikan ,

Sound Quality is Bad!!!

I like the subject matter of this podcast but the reliance on poorly recorded telephone interviews is bad! I most often start listening and then stop after a few minutes when I can't really understand what the interviewee is saying. I expect more from a big player like law.com

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