I have to confess that I have a soft spot in my heart for American Lawyer Media. Their flagship publication American Lawyer and I both entered law firms at about the same time. Three decades ago, when the latest issue of the American Lawyer arrived, I had the distinct  sense that it should have been

Earlier this
week readers were introduced to a whole new Law.com website. It is clean,
contemporary, graphic and well… glossy. In January ALM rolled out 18 redesigned
websites for its regional and national publications. ALM’s content has always
outshined it’s technology and finally they seem to have developed a slick new
“eye-candy” platform which

Partners and associates competing for work

On November 14th, ALM Legal Intelligence released a new report “Turf Wars: Defining New Roles and Competing for Business.”  The report is yet another examination of the ongoing impact of the “Great Recession” on the transformation of large law firms. The report contrasts results with a similar 2011

It is hard to believe that less that 20 years ago law firm partners followed a relatively safe and dignified trajectory from junior partner through retirement.. American Lawyer Media released a report this week: “Up or Out: When Partners Need to Go.”  which paints a grim and unsettling landscape of  partner termination practices in large

American Lawyer Media Legal Intelligence released the 2013 Law Librarian Survey data earlier this week.

 Library Chiefs  Rule Contract Negotiations

Firms recognize the special expertise of Library Directors in high ticket and complex licencing negotiations. 87% of the firms have kept this responsibility in the hands of the Library Director.

In reviewing the data I am