I noted last week that legal publisher ALM — parent to Law.com, The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal, Law Technology News, and other national and regional publications — had announced that it would begin offering free digital memberships, effective Aug. 23. The free memberships would provide “bundled benefits” that would

Legal news company ALM today rolled out a set of apps for iPhones and iPads covering 14 of its national and regional publications.

The apps, which can be downloaded from at.law.com/apps, cover the the following publications:

  • The American Lawyer.
  • Corporate Counsel.
  • Law Technology News.
  • The National Law Journal.
  • Connecticut Law Tribune.
  • Daily Business Review.

Interesting to see, via Romenesko, that Thomson Reuters has hired Eric Effron as editor for law of the new Thomson Reuters Professional News Center. Effron is the former editor and publisher of Legal Times, the former ALM-owned Washington, D.C., legal newspaper that ALM recently folded into its national legal newspaper, The National

London-based Incisive Media announced today its acquisition of ALM from U.S. Equity Partners for $630 million. ALM owns and publishes 33 national and regional magazines and newspapers focused primarily on the legal community, including The American Lawyer, The National Law Journal, Corporate Counsel and Law Technology News. It also owns Law.com. The

Rumors have been circulating for weeks and now it is official: ALM — the parent company of Law.com, The American Lawyer, the National Law Journal, and a host of other national and regional legal periodicals — is for sale.

Here is the company’s announcement, and here is a report from Crain’s New