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 include digital access to five news […]
A few days off the grid and I return to several notable announcements from companies that cater to lawyers: A business development platform launched. Yesterday, Thomson Reuters Elite announced the release of Business Development Premier, a platform for customer relationship management and business development. In keeping with TR’s recent focus on “integrated” products, this platform […]
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. Continue reading →
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 Law Journal. Effron […]
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 announcement describes Incisive […]
Just a day after Bruce Wasserstein announced that he was putting legal journalism company ALM up for sale, his family announced that it has donated $25 million to Harvard Law School, the second largest gift in the school’s history. The money will reportedly pay for the construction of Wasserstein Hall, a new academic center on […]
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 York Business.