Podcasts

Global Lawyer Hackathon Addresses Climate Change

Tuesday 3rd Nov 2020

Hundreds of lawyers around the world are participating in a unique global “hackathon” to create new contracts and model laws to help fight climate change.  The Chancery Lane Project aims to create legal frameworks to enable and encourage businesses and communities to have a positive impact on the environment, and envisions a world where every ...

Small Law Firms Find Challenges, Opportunities in Current Market – 2020 State of the US Small Law Firms Report

Tuesday 27th Oct 2020

Small law firms have had to endure not only the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal market, but also the additional challenges of being a small business during the current conditions. The 2020 State of the U.S. Small Law Firms Report looks at how small firms are faring against the recent challenges.  Mark ...

COVID-19 & “Business Divorces”

Tuesday 22nd Sep 2020

The tremendous disruptions caused by COVID-19 may introduce a new term to the business lexicon: business divorce.  Many privately-held and family-owned businesses may not have anticipated the kind of business and personal stressors being brought on by the pandemic. Lee Weinberg of Weinberg Gonser LLP discusses how “business divorces” may surge because of the COVID-19 ...

Continual Innovation at HighQ – Interview with Stuart Barr, Chief Product & Strategy Officer

Monday 17th Aug 2020

Legal technology is advancing at lightning speed these days, and HighQ is no exception.  The innovative cloud-based platform is continually bringing new innovations to the legal industry. Stuart Barr, chief product and strategy officer, discusses the some of the advances HighQ has introduced recently. To listen, click on the built-in audio player below (Or to ...

Webinar Series: Gender Equality & Cultural Change During Uncertain Times

Thursday 25th Jun 2020

The legal industry faces an uncertain future in many respects, including advancing gender equality.  Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law is doing a series of webinars discussing the evolving circumstances due to COVID-19.  The discussions will include a renewed focus on the future of the legal industry along with practical methods to advance gender equality and ...

Are You Practicing Social Media Hygiene?

Thursday 30th Apr 2020

Social media use is skyrocketing, as people connect with friends and family as shelter-in-place and work-from-home continue. But as we take advantage as these apps, it’s still important to be careful. But people with bad intentions may also be seeing and looking to take advantage of the personal & professional information that you’re posting. Robert ...

Stuart Barr on HighQ Technology & Version 5.3

Thursday 30th Jan 2020

HighQ is regarded as one of the most advanced and versatile technology platforms. Stuart Barr, Chief Product & Strategy Officer for HighQ, discusses how HighQ improves efficiency for law firms and corporate legal departments, and how the recent version 5.3 release takes HighQ to a new level. To listen to the podcast, click on the ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discussion, part 2 – Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication, episode 5

Monday 4th Nov 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has served on the bench for nearly forty years. She was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993 after serving on the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit. Prior to that, she was a professor of law at both Rutgers Law School and Columbia Law School teaching civil ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Discussion, part 1 – Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication, episode 4

Tuesday 8th Oct 2019

The law and the courts have undergone many changes over the years. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses what she believes is “the most heartening change” in the legal profession. Episode 4 of our special podcast series marking the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure is a discussion ...

Upcoming Interview of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with Prof. Arthur Miller

Monday 23rd Sep 2019

As we continue our special series of podcasts on the 50th anniversary of the first publication of Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure, we’re pleased to announce that our upcoming episodes will feature a discussion between Professor Arthur Miller, one of the treatise’s founding authors, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the United ...

NFL v. Antonio Brown

Friday 20th Sep 2019

The Antonio Brown saga continues to spawn new revelations involving the New England Patriots wide receiver.  On the heels of the NFL initiating an investigation into allegations of sexual assault stemming from a civil lawsuit filed by Brown’s former personal trainer, an attorney representing a painter commissioned by Brown has asked the NFL to investigate allegations ...

Special Podcast Series: Wright & Miller’s Federal Practice & Procedure Marks 50 Years of Publication – episode 3: The Evolution & Future of Personal Jurisdiction & Pleadings

Thursday 12th Sep 2019

The cases Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal still reverberate through the Federal court system for placing new standards on specificity and “plausibility” in pleadings. Similarly, cases such as World-Wide Volkswagen Corp. v. Woodson are still much discussed and debated for their impact on personal jurisdiction. Episode 3 of our special podcast ...

Best Practices for Legal Employers: Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color white paper

Monday 12th Aug 2019

The Next Gen Leadership: Advancing Lawyers of Color white paper provides insights from attorneys on how legal employers can help create opportunities for lawyers of color across the industry. The white paper involved interviews with 23 attorneys of color across generations, ethnicities, geographic locations, and segments of the industry. During these discussions, attorneys of color ...