Fastcase is taking on Lexis Nexis Law360 and American Lawyer Media with their relaunch of Law Street Media with a “high tech industry offering”. According to David Nayer, Editor in Chief of Law Street Media, they will focus on “legal news that leads to business.”
The strategy will be to focus on emerging legal news by industry and offer readers the ability to track litigation, companies, and firms within industry sectors. According to the press release, “The first service will cover high tech and will leverage Fastcase’s wealth of real-time docket, litigation, and analytics information to create legal news that generates business for its users. This segment features emerging litigation in technology, from data privacy and government regulation, to the privacy rights of individuals from hacking, to the commercialization of their private information. Articles include coverage of tech giants, emerging tech, tech policy, cybersecurity, and intellectual property.”
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Law Street Media was founded by legal journalist John Jenkins in 2013 and acquired by Fastcase in 2018 The press release state that “the reboot of Law Street is part of Fastcase’s goal of “democratizing the law and providing a smarter approach to legal research. Law Street’s industry-by-industry approach keeps the focus of news stories on clients.”
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