Top stories this week include sweeping proposed liberalization of lawyer regulation, a watershed Supreme Court victory for open-law advocates, a national COVID-19 pro bono portal born out of a unique collaboration among the ABA and legaltech companies, and the first public statements by Epiq Global’s CEO on its ransomware attack and layoffs. Our guest this week is Mark C. Palmer, chief counsel of the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism. 

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.