The Globe and Mail reports that venerable Toronto firm Torys LLP has launched a series of video podcasts “of pinstriped partners holding forth on such topics as merger break fees and proxy contests.” Reporter Beppi Crosariol writes:

“Several industry watchers say Torys’ videocasts appear to be the first foray by a law firm onto the handheld screen.”

The article mentions the Coast to Coast podcast that I cohost with J. Craig Williams. He reports me as saying of podcasts, “He concedes there is a danger, particularly among lawyers, in coming across as wooden.” Would I say that?

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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.