Legal Speak is on break but we’ll be back next week with fresh podcasts. In coming episodes, we’ll look back at Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing, talk to lawyers who are driving change in the profession, and examine the latest findings on lawyers and mental health.

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Watch Your Back, Counselor! It’s the Law Firm Threatdown From the Big 4 to rivals next door, we investigate the biggest threats to law firms in the modern legal economy.

Oyez! A Former SG Dishes on Kavanaugh, Kennedy and a Changing Court Munger Tolles partner Donald Verrilli Jr. chats with Supreme Court correspondent Marcia Coyle about the Supreme Court term and the battle lines around President Trump’s nominee.

Big Law Leader Shares Struggles with Alcoholism, Challenges for the Profession Steven Wall, managing partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, describes his battle with alcoholism and what spurred his recovery.

Making Sense of Legal AI: What It Means for Your Practice and What’s Ahead There’s so much happening in legal AI that it can be hard to separate hype from reality. We have a crash course for you.

Think Like a Waiter  … and Other Tips for Making It in Big Law Legal recruiter Richard Hsu, host of the podcast Hsu Untied, shares his takeaways for getting hired, finding mentors and handling rejection.

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