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To Live and Law in LA
28 minutes | Nov 8, 2021
State of the LA Economy with LAEDC
How has the pandemic impacted Los Angeles, and more importantly, where do we go from here? Justin Thompson, LA Office Managing Partner and a partner in the Nixon Peabody Real Estate group, sits down with Bill Allen, President and CEO of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, to discuss the pandemic’s economic impact. Justin and Bill discuss how we can grow and develop in the region by leading with the key principles of equity, sustainability, and resiliency. Both Bill and the LAEDC are critical forces in this city for economic growth and advancing equity, and champions of respected research, data, and advocacy.
43 minutes | Aug 6, 2021
The future of collegiate sports and NIL regulation
With the NCAA stepping out of the picture and states rapidly passing name, image, and likeness (NIL) legislation, what does the future hold for collegiate sports? Nixon Peabody attorney Thaddeus Stauber sits down with Genaro Trejo, CEO at The NIL Xchange, a pioneer in the information exchange between universities and students seeking NIL compensation. They discuss opportunities for student-athletes to capitalize on NIL, potential tax law implications, and the impact on college and university communities.
24 minutes | Dec 19, 2018
Patrolling Skid Row
In our Season 2 finale, we talk with LAPD Officer Deon Joseph about the 20 years he has spent patrolling one of the most notorious homeless communities in the world: Los Angeles’ Skid Row. Hosted by Nixon Peabody attorneys Jade Turner-Bond and Shannon Egan.
23 minutes | Dec 12, 2018
Hip-Hop’s Diversity Issue
Nixon Peabody entertainment partner and Billboard Top Music Lawyer Julian Petty talks about the lack of diverse legal representation in the hip-hop industry, why he made the switch from aspiring rapper to lawyer, and his background representing some of the biggest names in the business, including Childish Gambino and the Estate of the Notorious B.I.G. Hosted by Nixon Peabody attorneys Jade Turner-Bond and Neal Gauger.
23 minutes | Dec 5, 2018
The Future is Female
California’s new law, SB 826, requires every publicly traded company in California to have at least one woman on a board. This is the first law of its kind in the nation and has come with fanfare as well as controversy. We discuss SB 826 with Megan Sette and Miki Reynolds, heads of Grid 110, a downtown Los Angeles startup accelerator with a graduation rate of more than 50% women founders. Hosted by Nixon Peabody attorneys Jade Turner-Bond and Shannon Egan.
23 minutes | Nov 14, 2018
Buses, Autonomous Vehicles, and Scooters…Oh My!
Autonomous vehicles and scooters are all the rage in mobility, but how will this transportation revolution impact our already our struggling Los Angeles public transit system and the communities that rely on it? To find out, we talk with Nixon Peabody partners Bryan LeRoy and Rudy Salo, members of the firm’s Mobility and Autonomous Vehicles Initiative. Nixon Peabody attorneys Neal Gauger and Aaron Brian will host the discussion.
20 minutes | Nov 7, 2018
The End of Heart Disease
Within five years we will have cured heart disease - at least that's what Steven Morris, the CEO of BioLife4D hopes. Using a cardiac tissue regeneration and organ replacement process, BIOLIFE4D plans to essentially 3D print a human heart. Steven and Nixon Peabody attorney Erik Birkeneder join us to discuss the technology and the possibility of it being leveraged to address numerous other medical challenges. Hosted by Nixon Peabody attorneys Neal Gauger and Shannon Egan.
24 minutes | Oct 31, 2018
The Next Wild West
Internet personality and make-up artist James Charles and Nixon Peabody partner Ellie Altshuler discuss navigating the growing multi-billion dollar social influencer industry. James, who made history as the first CoverGirl male spokesmodel, has a combined 18 million social media followers on YouTube, Instagram and Twitter. Hosted by Nixon Peabody attorneys Aaron Brian and Shannon Egan.
20 minutes | Oct 24, 2018
Inside an immigrant detainee camp
In this episode, co-host Neal Gauger talks about his day volunteering with the ACLU inside a federal prison outside Los Angeles, where he and others sought to help asylum seekers being held in inhumane conditions.
27 minutes | Oct 17, 2018
A Look Into the Future
Wall Street Journal legal reporter Sara Randazzo speaks with Nixon Peabody partners Justin Thompson and Jill Gordon on the legal industry diversity initiatives and technological disruptions that will impact the field.
19 minutes | Mar 21, 2018
Scott O’Connell and the Art of Litigation
Aaron Brian, Shannon Egan, and Jade Turner-Bond sit down with NP Litigation Department Chair Scott O’Connell, who shares his thoughts on what makes litigators different from other lawyers, the most important skill a lawyer can have, and how young lawyers can be successful and fulfilled in their careers.
31 minutes | Mar 14, 2018
Passing the Baton: The Next Evolution of NP’s LA Office
Neal Gauger and Jade Turner-Bond are joined by Seth Levy and Justin Thompson. Seth, the outgoing Managing Partner of the LA office, and Justin, the incoming Managing Partner, discuss leadership, firm culture, and their vision for the future of the office.
24 minutes | Mar 7, 2018
Shannon Egan and Neal Gauger are joined by first year associates Karina Puttieva and Andrea Chavez to discuss what it’s like to be a brand-new first year, their thoughts on the bar exam, and working in Big Law.
9 minutes | Feb 28, 2018
Bonus Episode – A Brief Meditation
In a special “mini” episode, NP’s Jennifer Cormano leads Aaron Brian, Neal Gauger and Jade Turner-Bond through a guided “body scan” meditation session – including directions that listeners can use to follow-along and participate.
30 minutes | Feb 28, 2018
Why Can’t Lawyers Relax?
Aaron Brian, Neal Gauger,Jade Turner-Bond and Jennifer Cormano, discuss how lawyers are affected by mental health challenges and addiction issues, and explore techniques to help lawyers achieve a healthier and happier practice of law.
25 minutes | Feb 21, 2018
Rick Jones and His Wildest Dream
NIxon Peabody Los Angeles office founder Rick Jones is interviewed.
26 minutes | Feb 14, 2018
Autonomous Vehicles: Driving Change in Los Angeles
What the advent of autonomous vehicles means for transportation technology, city planning, public finance, and the lives of Los Angelenos.
32 minutes | Feb 6, 2018
Cannabis: A Legal High?
Examining the legalization of marijuana in California from public finance and legal perspectives.
22 minutes | Jan 24, 2018
To Live and Law in LA - Our inaugural episode
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