Legal Current (podcasts)
Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.

NAMWOLF CEO Joel Stern discussed how NAMWOLF works with large law firms to boost diversity and inclusion in the legal profession

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NAMWOLF CEO Joel Stern discusses how unconscious bias impacts diversity and inclusion in the legal profession

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NAMWOLF CEO Joel Stern discusses innovative partnerships NAMWOLF forms with Corporate America to boost diversity and inclusion in the legal profession


The National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) seeks to increase diversity in the legal profession through greater corporate retention of minority- and women-owned law firms.  

CEO Joel Stern recently discussed NAMWOLF’s work with Sharon Sayles Belton, vice president, Government Affairs and Community Relations for Thomson Reuters.

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have produced numerous fatalities and billions of dollars in property damage.

As devastated areas move into recovery mode, numerous legal issues will arise for impacted businesses.

Rachel Steely of Gardere Wynne Sewell in Houston discusses what businesses need to keep in mind as they recover from the aftermath of storms and other natural disasters.

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Silvia A. LeBlanc of Morgan Lewis in Philadelphia discusses how the firm uses knowledge management and practice innovation, to collaborate with team members across Morgan Lewis’s global network and ensure they take full advantage of resources. She maps legal processes, creates productivity tools, and conducts training sessions that promote a culture of quality and consistency across matters.

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Balancing employee rights with employer's data security needs and data privacy requirements can be tricky.  Anna Suh with Fenwick & West discusses how employers can manage this balance.

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Legal departments are increasingly turning to alternative legal service providers to handle certain legal tasks and matters on a more cost-effective basis.  But now, some law firms are also engaging alternative legal service providers to help their client reduce costs and strengthen the firm’s client relationships

Jeffrey Sharer co-chair of Akerman's Data Law Practice talked at ILTACON 2017 with Ed Sohn, Thomson reuters vice president of product management and partner management about his firm's use of Collaborative Disaggregation.

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Brian Kuhn, founder of IBM Watson Legal, addressed key misconceptions around artificial intelligence and cognitive computing in Tuesday’s keynote at ITLACON 2017. 

Kuhn talked with David Curle, Thomson Reuters director of market intelligence,  and shared insights from business-of-law use case workshops IBM conducted with corporate legal departments and law firms over the last two years. He discussed patterns of customer interest and success related to the application of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing to the legal domain, and what everyone needs to know about what AI can — and can’t — do.