NALFA Podcast Interview with Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein by NALFA published on 2018-03-07T02:13:30Z NALFA continued its podcast series with an interview with Dr. Silvia Hodges Silverstein. Dr. Silverstein is the Executive Director of Buying Legal Council, based in New York. Buying Legal Council is an international trade organization for professionals tasked with sourcing of legal services and supplier management. Their members work on the client side, hold procurement, operations or other in-house positions at their organizations. They host conferences and programs throughout the world. In the podcast interview, Dr. Silverstein talked about her background in academics, legal procurement, and law firm management in Europe and the U.S. She has authored several articles and conducted numerous studies on a range of law firm management and legal procurement issues. The podcast also included a discussion of her billing rate survey showing gender inequality in law firms.