first State of the AmLaw Blogosphere. The number of blogs being published by these firms has grown nearly 300% in that same timeframe, from 74 to 297.6, or 48%, of the 2009 AmLaw 200 law firms are now blogging. This number is up from 39 firms, or a 149% increase, since August 2007 when LexBlog released its
In the 7 months since LexBlog released its fourth State of the AmLaw Blogosphere in June of 2009, the number of AmLaw law firms blogging has grown 20%.
For large law firms looking to brand their law firm blogs, LexBlog remains the blog publishing platform of choice with 65% of the AmLaw law firm branded blogs running on the the LexBlog publishing platform.
- 48% of AmLaw 200 law firms have blogs.
- 20% growth in last 8 months in the number of AmLaw 200 law firms publishing blogs.
- 33% growth in last 8 months in total number of blogs being published by AmLaw 200 law firms (some firms have more than one blog).
And in the numbers:
- 95 of the 2009 AmLaw 200 firms were blogging.
- Those 95 firms were responsible for a total of 297 blogs.
- 245 of the 297 blogs were firm branded; the remaining 52 blogs were not branded. ‘Firm branded’ blogs are those where the firm’s name and/or logo are prominently displayed, indicating that the blog is more a product of the firm than of the individual author writing it.
- Of the 245 firm branded blogs, 57 firms used one of the major publishing platforms: 37 firms were using LexBlog; 5 firms were using Typepad; 4 firms were using Blogger; 11 firms were using WordPress; and 1 firm was using Justia. Some firms used more than one publishing platform.
See a list of all the blogging AmLaw200 firms, with links to their individual blogs, after the jump.
Note: a icon next to a blog’s name means that blog is produced by a LexBlog client; the icon means that the blog is “new” to the list since our last post.
Law firms with blogs or lawyers blogging (Click link to go to list of blogs by that firm):
- Akerman Senterfitt
- Akin Gump
- Alston & Bird
- Andrews Kurth
- Arnold & Porter
- Baker & Daniels
- Baker & Hostetler
- Husch Blackwell Sanders
- Blank Rome
- Bracewell & Giuliani
- Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels
- Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck
- Bryan Cave
- Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
- Carlton Fields
- Cozen O’Conner
- Cooley Godward Kronish
- Crowell & Moring
- Davis Wright Tremaine
- Day Pitney
- Dewey & LeBoeuf
- DLA Piper
- Dorsey & Whitney
- Dykema Gossett
- Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge
- Foley Hoag
- Foley & Lardner
- Fox Rothschild
- Frost Brown Todd
- Gardere Wynne Sewell
- Goodwin Procter
- Gordon & Rees
- Greenberg Traurig
- Haynes and Boone
- Herrick Feinstein
- Hinshaw & Culbertson
- Hogan & Hartson
- Holland & Hart
- Holland & Knight
- Holme Roberts & Owen
- Hughes Hubbard & Reed
- Hunton & Williams
- Ice Miller
- Jackson Lewis
- Jackson Walker
- Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro
- Jones Day
- K & L Gates
- Kelley Drye & Warren
- Lewis and Roca
- Littler Mendelson
- Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps
- McCarter & English
- McDermott Will & Emory
- McGlinchey Stafford
- McKenna Long & Aldridge
- Miller Canfield
- Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
- Morrison & Foerster
- Nelson Mullins
- Nixon Peabody
- Patton Boggs
- Pepper Hamilton
- Perkins Coie
- Porter Wright Morris & Arthur
- Proskauer Rose
- Quarles & Brady
- Reed Smith
- Saul Ewing
- Seyfarth Shaw
- Sheppard Mullin
- Shook, Hardy & Bacon
- Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
- Sills Cummis & Gross
- Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal
- Stinson Morrison Hecker
- Stoel Rives
- Sullivan & Worcester
- Sutherland Asbill & Brennan
- Thompson & Knight
- Troutman Sanders
- Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease
- Williams Mullen
- Wilmer Hale
- Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
- Winston & Strawn
- Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice
Written by Ralph Losey, a Florida-based attorney with Akerman Senterfitt, e-Discovery Team covers the unique problems of e-discovery, and the latest trends, case law, and events in the field.
Originally started by Tom Goldstein – now a partner with Akin Gump – SCOTUSblog is the leading resource on the web for breaking news on the U.S. Supreme Court.
The second Akin Gump blog, ClimateIntel provides updates on issues impacting the global climate. It is authored by attorneys from the firm’s climate change practice group.
The topic of economic recovery continues to get more popular in the legal blogosphere with this Akin Gump publication. Their Economic Recovery Resource Center covers topics that include US law and policy, the healthy industry, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and investigations.
Written by lawyers and attorneys at Akin Gump, this blog focuses on providing readers with insight and analysis on the the latest developments in labor and employment law in our nation’s capital.
Written by Alston & Bird’s Climate Change and Carbon Management team, this blog covers rapidly emerging issues associated with greenhouse gas emissions.
This blog is authored by Alston & Bird’s Financial Markets Crisis Task Force and focuses on the rapidly changing business and legal issues raised by the current financial markets crisis.
This blog is a service of Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group and focuses on the many unique issues facing California employers.
As could be expected, this Alston & Bird blog covers recent developments in technology law. Topics covered include antitrust, data security, ecommerce, intellectual property, privacy and telecommunications.
Published by Alston & Bird’s Energy, Environment & Land Development team, the blog focuses on key environmental compliance, litigation and land development issues.
Written by Randy Shaheen, Amy Mudge and Robert Pitofsky of Arnold & Porter, the Consumer Advertising Law Blog covers topics that include disclosures, data security, the Lanham Act, pricing, privacy, telemarketing and class action.
Authored by Baker & Daniels’ benefits & executive compensation team, the Benefits Biz Blog covers financial matters.
Find Your Equilibrium is authored by Amie Peele Carter, an intellectual property attorney with Baker & Daniels. She writes on attempting to keep one’s sanity while trying to maintain an approproate work-life balance.
Four Baker & Hostetler employees contribute to this blog on Chinese and U.S. trade relations, and how that effects our daily lives.
This blog is written by Joshua Hicks, a governmental relations and tax attorney in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Reno office. On the blog he writes on current events in both law and politics in the state of Nevada.
Run by the associates at Cadwalader this blog looks at what it means to be a member of the team at Cadwalader, with legal updates regarding the firm’s cases.
Cozen & O’Connor’s first LexBlog project is authored by a team of attorneys who are experts in this field. This blog provides other attorneys and potential clients with up to date, industry specific information on subrogation and recovery.
Christopher Cheatham, a longtime blogger now attorney with Crowell & Moring, discusses the intricacies behind the regulations and industry standards in green construction
This blog by attorneys at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle features insight from the firm’s office in Oman. They offer legal advice and commentary on companies doing business in the area.
Another Curtis publication, this one is authored by attorneys all over the world, from New York to London to Dubai to Milan to Paris.
Just in case you couldn’t tell by the title, this blog is authored by attorneys at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle. This blog provides insight on tax law news both within the United States as well as globally.
Dave Rein is the only author of this Husch Blackwell run blog. The blog focuses on intellectual property issues, usually with an interesting twist on the topic.
Authored by Blank Rome attorney Brian Wm. Higgins, this blog offers IP news and case analysis.
As Blank Rome‘s second project with LexBlog, this publication offers readers real time reporting on the government’s action regarding financial reform.
Bracewell Giuliani’s Economic Recovery Task Force blog is a valuable resource aimed to help financial institutions, private investment funds, institutional investors and other market participants navigate the myriad legislative, regulatory and enforcement challenges of today.
This blog is authored by Bryan Cave’s Art Law team, which helps people make, sell and monetize art, and they back their clients in fights over art.
Authored by the Clean Tech Team the blog focuses on new and emerging issues in environmental technology.
The Class Action Blog is a project from the lawyers and attorneys at Carlton Fields law firm. Content revolves around class action litigation in the Southeastern United States.
David Oxenford, David Silverman and Brendan Holland, three broadcast attorneys with Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, operate the Broadcast Law Blog. The blog provides information on legal developments in the broadcast world.
The Privacy & Security Law Blog, another Davis Wright Tremaine project, is updated by a range of lawyers with the firm’s privacy & security practice group. The blog deals with digital privacy issues.
The Corporate Finance Law Blog – written by DWT attorney Joseph M. Wallin – focuses on various tax and finance issues.
The Washington Construction Law Blog is the fifth Davis Wright Tremaine blog on this list. Written by John Parnass and four other DWT lawyers, the blog provides news and commentary on construction developments.
Not an official DWT but featuring the writings of one of their attorneys, this blog is a forum for members of the ACOEL (a professional association of environmental lawyers) interested in writing on environmental law.
Stuart Campbell and Joe Wallin of Davis Wright Tremaine publish this blog providing insight for founders of and investors in emerging and startup companies.
Written by several attorneys at Davis Wright Tremaine, the Northwest Real Estate Law Blog covers topics that include construction law, land use law, real estate law and many others.
The Oregon Construction Law blog endeavors to provide current information on construction laws in Oregon. Run by three Davis Wrights Tremaine attorneys, the blog covers the wide array of questions that come up in the construction industry.
The Drug and Device Law blog is a joint project between two lawyers: Jim Beck and Mark Herrmann. It provides commentary from the two attorneys about medical device product liability litigation. Beck is an attorney with Dechert LLP, while Herrmann works as a partner for Jones Day.
Written by Dechert attorney Sean Wajert, Mass Tort Defense, covers the legal issues relating to defense of mass torts cases and large scale product liability claims.
A law blog focusing on a range of legal issues, authored by Columbia professor – and special counsel to Dewey & LeBouef – Michael Dorf.
An employment law blog authored by Dorsey & Whitney attorney Roy Ginsburg, answering questions that real-world executives & HR professionals encounter on a daily basis.
This German-language blog is authored by professionals in DLA Piper‘s Berlin office and aims to highlight and comment on current legal developments and legislation in the area of technology law.
Stephen Tupper, a private pilot and aviation attorney with Dykema Gossett, writes this blog, where he details both legal and personal elements of aviation.
Four different Dykema Gossett attorneys contribute to this blog. With some of the best automotive law minds writing this blog, it is a valuable resource.
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP operates InsureReinsure.com, The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog. It provides updates on insurance-related litigation.
Published by Frances Greene of Epstein Becker Greene, this blog offers women’s opinions on business development, networking, mentoring and the life/work balance.
The Toxic Tort Litigation Blog covers topics that include class action lawsuits, e-discovery, CERCLA, environmental litigation and product liability. It is written by William Ruskin and Daniella Landers of Epstein Becker Greene.
Written by Peter L. Altieri, David J. Clark and Peter A. Steinmeyer of Epstein Becker Greene, whis blog provides news and updates on developments in the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets.
Another blog written by Epstein Becker Greene attorneys, this pubication addresses health care reform and the impact of these proposals on the health care delivery system.
This Epstein Becker Greene publication provides readers with insight and commentary on wage and hour law developments affecting employers. It is written by Richard Tuschman, David Barron and Michael Kun.
Authored by Brian M. Molinari of Epstein Becker Greene, this blog focuses primarily on new employment and constitutional law questions.
The lawyers and attorneys at Foley Hoag LLP maintain the firm’s Emerging Enterprise Center blog. Content includes a range of information on business innovation issues.
The second of a group of Foley Hoag blogs, this publication is “intended to inform, update, comment and discuss legal issues regarding environmental law.”
The third Foley Hoag offering discusses covenants not to compete, non-solicitation, breach of fiduciary duty and trade secrets.
Security Privacy and the Law is another Foley Hoag blog. It focuses on security issues facing businesses today, from website infringement to breaches of security.
This blog covers hot and popular topics in the legal realm, industry insights and legal trends. Readers can find commentary on new regulations, recently decided court cases, business trends and other topics that are of critical importance, in print and electronic formats.
Dr. J. Steven Rutt—Partner and the Vice-Chairman of the Nanotechnology Industry Team at Foley & Lardner—is the primarily editor of the Nano & Cleantech blog, which provides timely insights on emerging legal and business developments in the area.
Published by the attorneys in Foley & Lardner LLP’s Trade Secret/Noncompete Practice, the blog covers topics that include the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, nonsolicitation agreements, garden leave and restrictive covenant.
The Pennsylvania Family Law blog is written by Charles Meyer of Fox Rothschild. It provides updates and tips on family law issues in Pennsylvania.
Fox Rothschild has also developed the Physician Law blog. Written by attorney Todd Rodriguez, it deals with legal developments that impact physicians.
The Tax Litigation blog is another Fox Rothschild project. It is written by lawyer James Dawson, who highlights important tax cases.
Written by attorney Mark E. Tabakman, this Fox Rothschild blog updates readers with developments on wage & hour laws impacting small and large businesses alike.
This Fox Rothschild blog focuses on all-things related to health information, and is published by attorney Helen Oscislawski.
Writing about environmental developments in the Keystone State is attorney Joel Bolstein, who maintains this Fox Rothschild blog.
New Jersey attorney Brian Caufield of Fox Rothschild writes this blog, dealing with labor & employment issues related to the EFCA.
The Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog is written and published by Francis G.X. Pileggi. An attorney with Fox Rothschild, Francis provides summaries of court cases from throughout Delaware.
Authored by Robert Goldman, Samantha Evans and Daniel Schnapp of Fox Rothschild write on art litigation, art finance and recent trends in the art market.
New Jersey lawyer Alain Leibman provides insight on criminal law, federal case law statutory developments.
The New Jersey Family Legal Blog is authored by attorneys at Fox Rothschild’s Roseland, Princeton and Atlantic City: Robert A. Epstein, Sandra C. Fava, Jennifer Weisberg Millner, Eric S. Solotoff and Apple Sulit-Peralejo.
New York lawyer Keith McMurdy of Fox Rothschid writes on employment law cases, retirement plans, plan administration and welfare plans.
Fox Rothschild’s Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation is published by Jason Cornell, an attorney based in Wilmington, Delaware.
David Snyder, an attorney based in Fox Rothschild’s Philadelphia office covers topics including appraisers, redevelopment, PennDOT, elections and road projects.
Written by Scott L. Vernick, Amy C. Purcell and Mark G. McCreary of Fox Rothschild, this blog provides information on data breach prevention and the appropriate response.
The title says it all. This blog is written by Anne Bancroft, an attorney at Fox Rothschild Princeton office, practicing in all areas of labor and employment law.
This blog is written by Jeffrey M. Hall, Jack Plackter, Alexander M. Wixted and Andrea Tompkins Wright of Fox Rothschild. it aims to provide users with they can use to protect and grow their real estate investments.
This blog by Fox Rothschild attorney Catherine T. Barbieri covers the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and how it affects your human resources.
This Fox Rothschild publication focuses on the ins and outs of the Federal Fair Housing Act (FHA) as well as its state and local counterparts. It is authored by Scott Badami, Karin Corbett and Christian Moffitt.’
Jerald August authors this Fox Rothschild blog on taxation developments, including new legislation, regulations, and rulings that directly impact you, the taxpayer.
Starting a project or business often involves getting capital investment from outside sources. Fox Rothschild has assembled attorneys Greg Kleiber, Michael Maransky, Megan Duryea Santana and Robert Walper to discuss this issue in today’s economic climate.
Intellectual property law is one of the most mercurial topics in the legal industry today, and this Fox Rothschild publication aims to keep you informed. Authored by four Fox Rothschild attorneys this blog contains all of the current legislation and pertinent cases regarding IP law.
Athletes are prone to legal problems just like any individual, but the implications of these issues are often more far reaching than we think. Jeffrey Kravitz, Ismael Bautista, Jr. and Edward Hayes, the Fox Rothschild attorneys responsible for authoring this blog, discuss the legal problems that athletes and large sports associations face today.
California Employment Law
California’s labor and employment laws are always a topic of discussion among labor and employment legal specialists, so it would only make sense that Fox Rothschild would dedicate three of their attorneys for the discussion on this topic.
On the blog, Fox Rothschild attorney Gregory Williams writes on patent actions and infringements, along with other topics, in the District of Delaware.
Patent Baristas is a blog related specifically to patent issues impacting the biotechnology/pharmaceutical worlds. It is written and published by “Editor-in-Chief Barista” Stephen Albainy-Jenei, a patent attorney at Frost Brown Todd LLC.
Frost Brown Todd’s global business blog, dealing with global business matters and maintained by the firm’s International Services practice group.
A resource for employment law news and opinions, written by Frost Brown Todd’s labor & employment lawyers.
The fourth Frost Brown Todd blog, authored by the firm’s banking litigation attorneys. This project serves the financial services industry with news and commentary.
The fifth Frost Brown Todd provides news and analysis on construction law cases and developments across the country.
Gardere Wynne Sewell‘s first blogger is Dallas attorney Peter Vogel. Vogel, who’s chair of the firm’s Electronic Discovery Team and co-Chair of the Technology Industry Team, comments on the social changes brought about by the internet and developments in information technology.
Goodwin Procter’s David Hobbie uses this blog to update readers on litigation knowledge management issues.
Published by Goodwin Procter lawyers, this blog comments on and responds to issues in all industries affected by the crisis, including banking, hedge funds, investment management, capital markets and real estate
Another blog written by a Goodwin Procter attorney, this time Jonathan Shapira (an associate in the Business Law Department), Cleantech Investing in Israel provides news and commentary on Israel’s growing clean technology industry.
Published by four Greenber Traurig attorneys—Reed Rubinstein, Robert Lamkin, Alfred Malefatto and Gregory Casas—this blog provides insight on enviromental and energy issues nationwide.
This blog, run by Haynes and Boon attorney Andy Ehmke, deals with the current legal issues in the video game industry.
SAI Global‘s Law and Ethics Advisors offer their advice on a number of compliance and ethics issues facing today’s professionals. Among these advisors is head of litigation at Herrick Feinstein, Ronald Levine. Two professionals at Wiley Rein also contribute to this blog: partner William Robert and counselor Richard O’Keeffe.
This Hinshaw & Culbertson blog project, written by four of the firm’s attorneys, focuses on ethical questions faced in the courts and legislative halls.
Steven Puiszis is the editor-in-chief of this WordPress blog on the identification, preservation, processing, review, analysis and production of “discoverable” data.
This blog is a little different than most, with the blogs authors (who are attorneys at Hogan & Hartson) taking prominent news stories about the European Union from other news outlets and posting them to their blog.
Chronicle of Data Protection provides commentary on privacy and information security news and trends. The blog is authored by a large team of attorneys at Hogan & Hartson.
Holland & Hart’s immigration law practice writes this blog, meant to inform employers of the ever-changing legal realm surrounding immigration law.
he Holland & Hart Blog features firm-related information pertinent to business leaders in the Mountain West.
Tim Gordon, a lawyer in Holland & Hart’s Construction and Design Representation practice group, maintains the firm’s Colorado Construction Law Blog. The blog keeps readers informed of recent changes regarding construction law in Colorado.
Steven Gutierrez, manager of Holland & Hart’s Labor and Employment practice group, maintains the Colorado Employment Law Blog. The blog assists management side labor and employment professionals to meet challenges through the development of practical solutions to business needs and compliance with federal and Colorado employment laws.
Written by Holland & Knight attorney R. David Donoghue, this blog provides coverage of intellectual property cases taking place in the Northern District of Illinois.
This blog is written by Michael MacPhail, a Partner in the White Collar and Securities Litigation Practice Group at Holme Roberts & Owen.
Attorneys at Hughes Hubbard & Reed cover a wide range of topics related to white collar crime, including courts, appeals, discovery, investigations, prosecutors and procedural matters.
Hunton & Williams’ first project with LexBlog keeps readers up-to-date on the constantly evolving financial crisis with analysis on the latest news and trends.
Written by attorneys at Hunton & Williams, which has been the top firm for privacy for the third year in a row by Compuworld magazine based on a survey of more than 2,000 corporate privacy professionals, the Privacy and Information Security Law Blog offers readers global privacy and information law updates and analysis.
The Hunton Immigration and Nationality Law Blog is another well-done publication from Hunton & Williams. The blog provides up-to-date information on US immigration law relevant to both employers and employees.
This blog—published by Hunton & Williams—covers a variety of employment related issues. These include H1N1, OSHA, EFCA, relevant litigation, collective bargaining and leaves of absence.
Authored by Ice Miller attorney Janice Wilkin this blog focuses on various issues in corporate law.
This Ice Miller blog is dedicated to all new pertinent information coming out regarding the stimulus package bill and its effects on legal issues.
Another in a series of Ice Miller blogs, Green Industries Initiative Blog has content targeted at environmental legal issues and sustainable practices.
This uniquely styled blog takes discussion points from a roundtable discussion from leaders of Indiana art and cultural organizations, and is run by Ice Miller attorney Gerry Dick.
Another Ice Miller ’roundtable’ blog, this discussion focuses on new practices in various fields of Indiana business.
This Ice Miller blog takes writings from CEOs around Indiana regarding their business practices and advice to new business owners.
Yet another Ice Miller ’roundtable’ styled blog, Northern Indiana Companies Roundtable targets the specific business practice trends found in Northern Indiana.
An Ice Miller blog, Go Green Roundtable looks at the trends and evolving practices of Indiana businesses as they react to ‘green’ legislation.
Another in Ice Millers roundtable series, Asian Companies Roundtable is a discussion on the business practices of Indiana owned corporations and their dealings in Asia.
One of Ice Miller‘s more advanced blogs, this publication covers the internet, social media and Internet law and news. The blog is authored by their practice group operating in the same areas.
This Ice Miller publication provides readers with news and articles about Islamic finance, Banking, business practices, law, and litigation.
While this isn’t an ongoing blog, it is an interesting approach. Ice Miller uses this blog to highlight Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels’ trade and investment mission to Asia September 5-16, 2009. Melissa Proffitt Reese, partner at Ice Miller LLP, was one of the business and community leaders participating.
Similar to the blog above this one, Melissa Proffitt Reese, partner at Ice Miller LLP, accompanies Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard’s trade mission to Brazil. This blog highlights that trip.
This blog is written by environmental and sustainability lawyer Kristina Tridico of Ice Miller. She writes on a variety of topics, including alternative energy technologies, input manufacturing and food distribution logistics.
Yet another Ice Miller blog, this one on all this life sciences is written by Harry Gonso. He practices in general corporate and transaction law and life sciences.
Written by Brad Hammock, the OSHA Law Blog (http://www.oshalawblog.com/) is dedicated to keeping readers current on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s regulations and legal issues.
A Jackson Lewis blog, EFCA & Labor Law Reform is authored by five Jackson Lewis attorneys with extensive experience with labor and employment questions. This blog is a source of great information on the EFCA and labor law emanating from Washington, D.C.
With five Jackson Lewis attorneys consistently contributing to this blog, readers are able to peruse through up-to-date information on this constantly changing topic.
Immigration is, and will continue to be, a relevant issue for businesses, small employers, and immigratant workers. Davis Bae and Raazia Hall, the editors of this blog, keep the information coming at a torrid pace, consistent with the changes coming out of Washington.
The second Jeffer Mangels law blog, the Hotel Law Blog – written by Jim Butler – provides hotel law updates from an experienced hotel lawyer.
Complex litigation attorney Dave Johnson, who is based in Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro’s Los Angeles office, writes on wide range of topics pertinent to commercial and digital media law.
This blog is published by Richard Rogan and other members of the Special Assets Team at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro. They write on bankruptcy, receiverships, foreclosures, bank litigation, loan workouts and other relevant topics.
Published by the lawyers and attorneys at Lewis and Roca, this blog summarizes and links out to relevant content on alternative energy, utilities and environmental law.
K&L Gates operates the Electronic Discovery Law blog. Updated by the firm, the blog provides updates on news and legal developments related to e-discovery issues.
Published by the firm’s Construction & Engineering Practice Group, the Construction Law Blog provides analysis on important cases, news and regulations in the construction industry.
This K&L Gates blog ran during the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, with analysis on the impact of global actions on both the private and public sectors.
Covering topics that include bankruptcy, insurance, intellectual property and taxes, this K&L Gates blog provides insight on the policies and regulations affecting global financial markets.
In Their Opinion is authored by Chicago attorney Michael Rigney of Kelley Drye & Warren. He provides commentery on decisions from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
The focus of the Consumer Finance Law Blog, a Kelley Drye & Warren publication, is to keep – all on one site – “non-traditional financial service providers,” such as retailers, potentially subject to consumer financial services laws abreast of recent developments
Workplace Privacy Counsel features attorneys from Littler Mendelson’s Privacy & Data Protection Practice Group blogging on employment related privacy issues.
Littler Mendelson’s Wage and Hour Editorial Board closely monitors, tracks and reports on wage and hour legal developments, including court decisions, administrative agency opinions, and new or revised requirements or regulations.
Littler Mendelson’s Governmental Affairs Team closely follows, tracks and writes on legislation, regulations, federal agency activity, and executive orders that impact the labor and employment landscape.
The attorneys at Littler Mendelson play a large role in this ambitious blog and news portal. The blog presents news on employment law broken down by both category and region while bringing in content from firms worldwide.
Health Care Law Reform is published by Washington, DC lawyers Joel Michaels, Karen Sealander and Eric Zimmerman of McDermott Will & Emory. The blog provides timely updates on U.S. health care law developments.
This blog authored the professionals at McDermott, Will & Emery provides advice on preventing, managing and ending a crisis while protecting a company’s reputation and limiting its legal liability.
Authored by the lawyers & attorneys at McGlinchey Stafford, the CAFA Law Blog deals with issues related to the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
Authored by Andrew J. Trask, Class Action Countermeasures focuses on the diverse field of class actions. A member of McGuireWoods LLP, Mr. Trask covers a wide array of topics on this blog.
The RFID Law Blog is a blog started by McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP. Written mostly by Douglas Farry, chair of the firm’s RFID practice, the blog deals with the growing use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology.
Covering topics that include air and water, alternative/renewable energy projects, cap and trade, US policy and corporate strategy, this blog seves as a forum for critical analyses of climate law and police.
Another McKenna Long & Aldridge blog, authored by three of the associates with experience in ‘pay to play’ matters on both the federal and state levels.
This blog is co-authored by David Lynn, a partner in the Washington D.C. Office of Morrison & Foerster and Co-Chair of the firm’s Global Public Companies practice.
This Nelson Mullins blog has three different focuses; InfoLaw discusses the emerging legal issues with new information technologies, Bank Notes looks at the banking industry, and About Nelson Mullins.
This blog by Miller Canfield was created as a means to highlight the anniversary of the 25 years the firm has been in Ann Arbor. To celebrate, professionals with the firm are volunteering with 25 local nonprofits. This blog documents those efforts.
This blog by attorneys at Nixon Peabody focuses on providing information on intellectual property law, internet law and regulation and compliance in a digital world.
Another blog run by the folks over at Nixon Peabody, Global Tax Blog focuses on international and domestic tax issues around the world.
William J. McGinley of Patton Boggs is the principal contributor to this blog on the contemporary confluence of politics and law.
Scott Weber, a member of the Patton Boggs team, is part of a team of professionals that regularly post on homeland security issues on this blog.
Digestible Law is a blog produced by the lawyers and attorneys at Perkins Coie Law Firm. The blog deals with Internet law issues.
A campaign finance law blog authored by Perkins Coie attorney Bob Bauer.
Perkins Coie‘s first project with LexBlog is a resource on IP law and patent litigation impacting the semiconductor industry.
Covering intellectual property news and trends, this blog is written by Rajiv Sarathy of Perkins Coie, who has more than 13 years of software experience, including nine years as a software development engineer and manager at Microsoft Corporation.
This blog covering recent financial services litigation and investigations is written by Perkins Coie’s Fred Rivera and Gina Ori.
Another one of Perkins Coie’s seven firm-sponsored blogs, Law and Ethics Online covers many of the ethical issues today in the legal arena. Authored by the firm’s Political Law Group this blog keeps readers up-to-date on current legal quandaries.
Written by the able attorneys over at Perkins Coie, M&A and Private Equity Viewpoints endeavors to answer some of the difficult questions behind large transactions and investments.
A blog from Porter Wright providing information on federal securities laws and updates, authored by the firm’s corporate finance & securities practice group.
Highlighting the legal issues impacting employers nationwide, the Employer Law Report is maintained by Porter Wright’s labor & employment practice area.
The Banking & Finance Law Report is published by the professionals at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, covering a wide spectrum of topics ranging from commercial lending to ERISA to real estate.
This is one of two blogs by the lawyers and attorneys at Reed Smith. This blog, authored primarily by Senior Health Policy Analyst Debra McCurdy, focuses on legislative and regulatory developments in the health care industry sector.
The second of a fleet of Reed Smith Blogs provides insight on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law.
AdLaw by Request is published by Reed Smith to keep readers informed of significant news and general legal developments in the advertising industry.
This blog provides analysis and commentary by Reed Smith attorneys on developments in employment and labor law. This blog not only provides commentary based on United States news, but also insight on developments in employment law in the United Kingdom.
This blog, which regularly reports on and analyzes key environmental legal issues, is edited and maintained by Editor-in-Chief Lou Naugle and Managing Editor Dave Wagner.
This blog, which is edited and maintained by Editor-in-Chief Joseph I. Rosenbaum, provides insights at the interaction of digital advertising, new media, ecommerce and the law.
The Policyholder Perspective is part of Reed Smith‘s growing stable of blogs. This blog provides updates and thoughts on the full range of insurance coverage issues affecting commercial policyholders.
This blog, which is edited and maintained by Susan Alker, provides readers with insights and information on legal issues affecting corporate financial transactions.
China Media & Entertainment Law Report offers timely updates on significant legal and policy developments in the media and entertainment sectors in China. Reed Smith attorney Mike Dardzinski is the Managing Editor.
This Saul Ewing blog, edited by George Asimos, looks at the legal developments regarding natural gas exploration and development in the Marcellus Shale region in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
Nonprofit Update is run by several Saul Ewing attorneys, who write about issues facing nonprofits around the United States. Robert H. Louis, Frederick D. Strober, and Richard T. Frazier are editors with both Joan M. Corcoran and Kathryn H. Crary contributing.
This blog is written by Angelo Paparelli, a partner in the Immigration Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw. According to its own tagling, Nation of Immigrators is “a public policy blog on our dysfunctional immigration system.
This blog, which is also obviously by Seyfarth Shaw’s Angelo Paparelli, is written for ILW.com, the official website of Immigration Lawyers on the Web.
Seyfarth Shaw’s first project with LexBlog is written by their Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud, & Non-Competes practice group. Trading Secrets is a blog on trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud.
Gary Halling and Carlton Varner, lawyers with Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP’s Antitrust & Trade Regulation Practice Group operate the Antitrust Law Blog. The blog provides updates on antitrust developments.
The 12 attorneys from Sheppard Mullin’s Bankruptcy & Restructuring Practice Group maintain the Bankruptcy and Restructuring Blog. The blog deals with legal updates on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights issues.
Updated by Sheppard Mullin attorneys based in China, this blog provides insight on the latest developments in Chinese law. The blog also has a Chinese-language version.
Robert Darwell of Sheppard Mullin maintains the Fashion & Apparel Law Blog, tackling legal developments in the fashion, apparel and textile industry.
The Financial Institution Law Blog, operated by Sheppard Mullin, is maintained by six of the firm’s financial lawyers.
The Intellectual Property Law Blog is another Sheppard Mullin project. Focusing on recent developments in IP law, it is updated by seven of the firm’s IP lawyers.
The Labor & Employment Law Blog, also run by Sheppard Mullin, is updated by the firm’s labor and employment lawyers. The blog highlights various labor and employment developments.
In Sheppard Mullin’s Real Estate and Construction Law Blog, four of the firm’s real estate specialists blog about developments in the realm of real estate law.
A blog providing readers with updates on developments impacting government contracts, written by Sheppard Mullin’s government contracts practice.
Maintained by attorneys from Sheppard Mullin’s advertising practice group, Covering Your Ads is a resource for laws surrounding the sports and entertainment world.
Another blog gets added to the stable of Sheppard Mullin publications. This blog provides news and updates on legal issues facing the art world.
As the video game community grows and the industry changes to meet that growth, the legal minds of Shepard Mullin are watching out for the intellectual property issues developers face on a daily basis in this new emerging sector.
Written by a group of Sheppard Mullin attorneys, this blog focuses on the legal barriers that Hispanics and people of Latino heritage face.
Two Shepard Mullin attorneys, Peter Reichertz and Deborah Shelton, author this blog on the FDA. As our nation grows, so do concerns over our food sources, and FDA Law Update provides its readers with vital information.
A team of corporate attorneys from Shepard Mullin contribute to this blog about the complex practice of corporate and security law, and the ever-changing landscape of legislation that guides it.
Construction and infrastructure design is often a confusing legal maze of employment concerns, zoning questions, and contractual disputes. The attorneys at Shepard Mullin take up these questions and more on this blog.
Concerns over the ecological practices of large and small companies have driven “green” legislation to the national spotlight. Guiding us through this legislation, are the attorneys of Shepard Mullin with Climate Change and Clean Technology Blog.
California’s class and representative actions are becoming increasingly prevelant. With that in mind, five of Sheppard Mullin’s attorneys based in California bring this blog to you.
Ted Zangari, Kevin Moore and Thomas Jay Hall of Sills Cummis & Gross author the firm’s only blog. They focus on redevelopment and land use issues in New Jersey.
Authored by attorneys with the Stoel Rives Renewable Energy Initiative, Renewable + Law provides insight on climate policy, renewable energy and sustainability.
Stoel Rives’ third blog is written by Dennis Westlind, an attorney based in the firm’s Portland office. He provides analysis on labor and employment law.
Very niche-oriented, this blog has insight and commentary on the law of limited liability companies. The blog is written by Doug Batey, a principal in the Seattle office of Stoel Rives.
This blog focuses on legal matters critical to the construction industry, offering insights, analysis, tips and updates regarding the law of project development, design and construction. It is published by Stoel Rives.
Yet another Stoel Rives publication, this blog provides readers with news and updates on all active patent cases in United States District Court for the District of Oregon.
This Sullivan & Worcester blog is authored by partner Harry E. Ekblom, Jr. Focusing on corporate aviation transactions and FAA regulations, this blog is an excellent source of aviation law.
This blog published is published by attorneys William Newman and John Howell at Sulluvan & Worcester. The two attorneys provide analysis on the mergers, acquisitions and investments made by foreign business.
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP operate their own blog, the LNG Law Blog. It gives updates on liquefied natural gas (LNG) news.
This Sutherland Asbill & Brennan publication serves as a vehicle to inform U.S. offshore energy project developers, policy makers, and interest groups about important policy, regulatory and political matters impacting their industry.
Law and the Environment is a Typepad blog produced by Scott Deatherage. The blog, which deals with the various facets of environmental law, is one of two produced by Deatherage, who is a partner at Thompson & Knight LLP.
The New Carbon Cycle is the second Typepad blog of Scott Deatherage, focusing on carbon trading laws and policies.
This blog is written by Laura McClellan, a partner in the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight LLP. She focuses her practice on real estate and real estate finance.
Another blog on the economic crisis, this Troutman Sanders publication was created to provide insight on developments relating to various elements of the unprecedented economic crisis and recovery, principally from a United States perspective.
Analysis and commentary by Troutman Sanders attorneys on developments in intellectual property law, with a focus on Virginia.
This blog by attorneys at Vorys offers news and breaking legal developments involving the crude oil and natural gas industries, alternative and renewable energy resources, and the latest environmental issues.
Another blog published by Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease, this one focuses on the science, politics and economics of mass torts. It is edited by David Oliver, a trial lawyer in Vorys’ Houston office who has been trying mass tort cases for more than twenty years.
This blog is authored by Michael Holm and James Kinsel; practicing attorneys at Williams Mullen. The blog’s content offers a wide array of posts on unfair business practices, primarily emanating from Virginia.
This blog is written by Marc Marling, a maritime transportation and logistics attorney with Williams Mullen.
Written by a long list of authors from Williams Mullen, this blog covers IP litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia’s Rocket Docket.
WilmerHale offers blogs written by four different attorneys at the firm. Jasmine McGhee, Adam Hornstine, Drew Kovacs, Caroline Kane, Charlie Caher and Bill Kim write on their experiences as associates in a variety of practice areas.
The second of a few blogs from Wilson Sonsini attorneys, this project – authored by Palo Alto lawyer Yokum Taku – answers legal and financial questions start up companies may be asking.
This site is edited by Michael Schneider, an attorney with the firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati.This is a side-project that’s mostly unrelated to the law where Schneider tracks and writes on emerging technology and the Internet.
Edited by Marius Keeley Domokos, this Wilson Sonsini blog focuses on IP issues in electronics industry.
Winstead‘s first blog covers the “intersection of law and business in troubled commercial lending markets.”
This blog is written primarily by Winstead attorney Anthony Eppert. The blog is intended to serve as a valuable resource for anyone serving on a compensations committee, offering insight on topics that include activist shareholders, compensation governance and securities and tax laws.
Five attorneys at Winston & Strawn publish this blog on maritime law, admiralty law and maritime environmetal crimes.
Winston & Strawn’s Executive Compensation Blog is authored primarily by Chicago lawyer Michael Melbinger. He coveres topics that include stock option plans, restricted stock plans, stock appreciation rights and other executive compensation arrangements.
The first of 12 blogs by lawyers and attorneys at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice law firm, China Mission provides insights into the company’s goal at improving Chinese/American business relationships. It is written by Guanming Fang.
The North Carolina Appellate Blog is another Womble Carlyle project. Maintained by three bloggers from the firm’s Raleigh Appellate Group – Burley Mitchell, Sean Andrussier and Sarah Buthe – the blog focuses on court decisions in North Carolina.
The Womble Carlyle Construction Industry Blog provides readers with updates on legal developments impacting the construction industry in America. It is written by the firm’s construction lawyers.
Focusing on impacts of and developments surrounding the Fair Labor Standards Act in the American Southeast, authored by Womble Carlyle’s FLSA team (Charlie Edwards, Kimberly Licata, John Pueschel, Richard Rainey and Sheri Robertson).
The Multifamily and Mixed Use Development blog, following the multi-family housing industry and related legal issues, is written by two of Womble Carlyle’s real estate attorneys: Pam Rothenberg and John Hagner.
This blog by the firm’s Employee Defection and Recruitment Team covers developments in non-compete and restrictive covenant law.
Written by numerous attorneys at Womble Carlyle, this blog covers legal developments in supply chain management.
According to their own tagline, this blog provides “dispatches from the court of public opinion by our strategic communications group.”
According to their own description, “This blog attempts to answer the value challenge of inside counsel. Womble Carlyle is creating a law firm business model better aligned with what corporate clients want: value-driven, high-quality legal services that deliver performance for a reasonable cost and develop lawyers as both savvy counselors and efficient business partners.”
Authored by a team of lawyers at Womble Carlyle, each post looks at the constantly evolving concerns over privacy, both on the individual level and corporate.
Another Womble Carlyle blog, this blog, as per its tagline, focuses on legal developments in the areas of antitrust, distribution, franchising, advertising, unfair competition, and other types of trade regulation