To Live and Law in LA



Los Angeles is known for its creativity, innovation and rich business ecosystem—and our attorneys are right in the middle of it. They handle a range of legal matters for a variety of exciting clients. This podcast will give you the inside scoop on our work and our thoughts on all things LA.

To Live and Law in LA - NP Podcast

Scott O’Connell and the Art of Litigation
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 8 | March 21, 2018
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.

Passing the Baton: The Next Evolution of NP’s LA Office
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 7 | March 14, 2018
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.

First Years
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 6 | March 7, 2018
Shannon Egan and Neal Gauger are joined by first-year associates Puttieva Karina 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.

Bonus Episode—A Brief Meditation
To Live and Law in LA - Bonus episode | February 28, 2018
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.

Why Can’t Lawyers Relax?
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 5 | February 28, 2018
Aaron Brian, Neal Gauger and Jade Turner-Bond sit down with NP’s Jennifer Cormano, an associate in our Health Care practice and a yoga instructor. They 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.

Rick Jones and His Wildest Dream
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 4 | February 21, 2018
Jade Turner-Bond, Shannon Egan and Neal Gauger host NP Los Angeles office founder, Rick Jones. Rick shares his philosophies around building a team and creating a culture, his thoughts on retiring, and what he sees for the future of the LA office. “The office is a good approximation of my wildest dreams.”

Autonomous Vehicles: Driving Change in Los Angeles
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 3 | February 14, 2018
Shannon Egan and Neal Gauger host NP attorneys Justin Thompson and Garth Bostic to discuss the advent of autonomous vehicles and the effect of transportation technology on city planning, public finance, and the lives of Los Angelenos.

Cannabis: A Legal High? 
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 2 | February 7, 2018
Aaron Brian and Jade Turner-Bond host partners Rudy Salo and Jason Gonzalez in this episode examining the legalization of marijuana in California. Rudy takes a look at this from a public finance perspective and Jason through the lens of his background as a former federal prosecutor.

Introduction
To Live and Law in LA - Episode 1 | February 5, 2018
Nixon Peabody attorneys Aaron Brian, Shannon Egan, Neal Gauger, and Jade Turner-Bond bring you the inaugural episode of To Live and Law in LA. What’s it like to practice law at a big firm in Los Angeles? How do the perceptions of this city differ from the reality? From fashion, art, and entertainment to health care, infrastructure, technology, and more, our attorneys are on the pulse of all things LA. This podcast will feature important updates, lively discussion and thought-provoking insight into a broad range of legal issues, trending topics, industries and innovations in this thriving city.

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