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  • Entertainment Law: Neema Sahni (podcast)

    November 21, 2022

    Neema Sahni ’10, Partner, Covington & Burling Neema’s practice is focused on litigation in the media, entertainment, and sports industries. Neema also maintains a…

  • Technology: Blake Lawit (podcast)

    November 18, 2022

    Blake Lawit ’00, General Counsel at LinkedIn Blake Lawit ’00, General Counsel at LinkedIn, shares his path from Biglaw partner, to joining LinkedIn as…

  • Litigation and Corporate Overview: Ethan Klingsberg and Meredith Kotler ’96 (podcast)

    November 17, 2022

    Learn some of the key distinctions between litigation and corporate work and advice for determining which might be the better fit for you. Ethan

  • 1L Job Search: Judicial Internships (Podcast)

    October 12, 2022

    Join Betsy DiPardo for information on summer judicial internships and how to search for them. Note: OCS reviewed the content of this podcast on September…

  • Renewables/Cleantech: Erica von Pechmann ’16 (podcast)

    April 11, 2022

    Erica von Pechmann '16 is a Managing Associate in the Houston office of Sidley. Erica advises clients in the power and renewable energy industry, with a focus on project development and finance, as well as project acquisitions, dispositions and other investment arrangements. Erica serves on the working committee for the Houston Chapter of Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE) as Director of Marketing and has been recognized by Texas Super Lawyers as a Texas Rising Star. 

  • Intellectual Property: Christian Williams ’17, Solo Practitioner (podcast)

    March 23, 2022

    Christian Williams '17 practices intellectual property law as the founder and managing attorney of Bevel Law in the DC area. Prior to founding Bevel, Christian was an associate at Covington & Burling in DC where she represented top pharmaceutical companies and national trade associations.

  • Tammy Albarrán ’99, Chief Deputy General Counsel at Uber

    March 23, 2022

    Tammy Albarrán ’99, Chief Deputy General Counsel at Uber. Ms. Albarrán talks about her path from transactional work to litigation in Big Law, her move to Uber, how Uber’s 350 lawyer in-house legal team operates, and her recommendation for law students and alumni considering this type of work.

  • Boston Legal Market

    March 9, 2022

    Betsy Dipardo from OCS discusses the state of the legal market in Boston with Jacon McCann, a recruiter with Gridline .

  • Criminal Defense & Family Law: Tim Kiefer ’98 , Solo Practitioner (podcast)

    February 24, 2022

    Tim Keifer ’98, practices criminal defense, DUI, and family law at his own firm, Kiefer Law Office in Madison, WI

  • Atlanta Legal Market Podcast

    February 8, 2022

    Sara Dana from OCS discusses the state of the legal market in Atlanta with Desha Dardenne, a recruiter from Major, Lindsey & Africa.

  • Plaintiffs Law / Shareholder Litigation: Joel Fleming ’11 (podcast)

    December 13, 2021

    Joel Fleming '11 is a partner at Block & Leviton LLP, focusing on securities, corporate governance, and merger-and-acquisition litigation. Mr. Fleming is one of the top plaintiffs lawyers in the country and has recovered over $100 million dollars for his clients since joining the firm in 2014. In 2019, Law360 named Mr. Fleming as one of the top six litigators in the country under the age of 40.

  • How to Move In-House in 2022 (video)

    November 30, 2021

    After graduating from Harvard Law School, magna cum laude, Patricia Paul practiced public interest law and then was a litigation associate at Kramer Levin in NYC for more than five years. She’s been a legal recruiter doing both in-house and law firm placement since 2006. She also has leadership roles in the NYC chapters of the HLS Women’s Alliance and the HLS Association.

  • Environmental, Social, & Governance: Michael Murphy (podcast)

    October 20, 2021

    Michael Murphy, Partner, Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher Michael Murphy is a partner at Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher in Washington, DC. He…

  • 1L Private Sector Job Search: Law Firms (Podcast)

    September 29, 2021

    Join Dena Sacco for information on law firm hiring for 1Ls, including how to search for and apply for positions in Big Law, small-midsized firms, and firms in international locations.

  • 1L Private Sector Job Search: In-House Internships (podcast)

    September 29, 2021

    Interested in applying for a summer internship with an in-house legal department? In this podcast, join Betsy DiPardo for an overview of in-house opportunities…

  • IP Litigation: Tarek Austin ’16 (podcast)

    July 7, 2021

    Tarek Austin '16 is an associate at Covington & Burling in Washington, DC. He has handled a range of patent, commercial, and other litigation matters before state and federal courts, government agencies, and international tribunals.

  • Environmental Law: Ben Wilson ’76 (podcast)

    June 15, 2021

    Ben Wilson '76 is Chairman of the environmental law firm, Beveridge & Diamond in Washington, DC. He has been lead counsel in numerous complex environmental litigation and regulatory matters for major consumer product corporations, retailers, oil and gas companies, municipalities, and developers.

  • Environmental Law: Bryan Killian ’05 (podcast)

    June 15, 2021

    Bryan Killian '05 is a partner in the DC office of Morgan Lewis. Bryan is an appellate lawyer who represents clients facing complex, important, or unresolved questions of constitutional, statutory, and administrative law. He has argued more than 35 cases in the US Courts of Appeals for the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth, Eleventh, and District of Columbia Circuits.

  • Miami Legal Market (podcast)

    May 10, 2021

    Hear Sara Dana of OCS discuss the Miami legal market with Abbe Bunt from Bunt Legal Search.

  • Washington, DC Legal Market Podcast

    May 7, 2021

    Hear Sara Dana of OCS discuss the Washington, DC legal market with Dan Binstock, a recruiter from Garrison & Sisson, Inc.

  • Chicago Legal Market Podcast

    April 29, 2021

    Dena Sacco from OCS discusses the Chicago legal market with Katy Lewis from Catamount Search Partners.