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State of the AmLaw 200 Blogosphere, November 2010

November 22, 2010

123, or 62%, of the 2010 AmLaw 200 law firms are now blogging. This number is up from 39 firms, representing a 115% increase, since August 2007 when LexBlog released its first State of the AmLaw Blogosphere.

The number of blogs published by the AmLaw 200 law firms has grown nearly 420% in that same time frame, from 74 to 387.

In the seven months since LexBlog released its fifth State of the AmLaw 200 Blogosphere in March of 2010, the number of AmLaw 200 law firms blogging has grown 27%.

For large law firms looking to brand their law firm blogs, The LexBlog Network remains the network of choice, with 62% of the AmLaw 200 law firm branded blogs running on the The LexBlog Network and publishing platform.

Growth highlights:

  • 62% of AmLaw 200 law firms have blogs.
  • 27% growth in last 7 months in the number of AmLaw 200 law firms publishing blogs.
  • 29% growth in last 7 months in total number of blogs being published by AmLaw 200 law firms (some firms have more than one blog).

And in the numbers:

  • 123 of the 2010 AmLaw 200 firms are blogging.
  • Those 123 firms are responsible for a total of 387 blogs.
  • 317 of the 387 blogs are firm branded; the remaining 70 blogs are 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 317 firm branded blogs, 70 firms use one of the major publishing platforms: 45 firms use The LexBlog Network and platform; 7 firms use Typepad; 4 firms use Blogger; 16 firms use WordPress; and 1 firm uses Justia. Some firms use more than one publishing platform.

AmLaw 200 Law Firm Lawyer Blogs Growth

AmLaw 200 Law Firm Lawyer Blogging by Plaftorm

For your convenience, attached is a PDF copy of the report.

See a list of all the blogging AmLaw200 law 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):

iPhone J.D.

Authored by Adams and Reese attorney Jeff Richardson, this blog is an excellent resource for attorneys using iPhones, with a wealth of tips and how-to’s for anything from wirelessly streaming music from an iPhone to setting up your calendar.

Minor Wisdom

Another blog from an Adams and Reese lawyer, this one is authored by appellate attorney Ray Ward. This blog covers anything and everything, with Ward’s observations on music, sports, technology and anything that interests him.

e-Discovery Team 

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.

Economic Recovery Resource Center 

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.

Washington Labor & Employment Wire 

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.

Health Reform Resource Center

Written by a team of attorneys at Akin Gump, this blog covers all the topics relevant to health care reform, including relevant regulations, issues for employers, insurance exchanges and the False Claims Act.

California Corporate & Securities Law

Written by Allen Matkins partner Keith Paul Bishop, this blog covers topics that include corporate governance, derivative suits, relevant legislation and finance lenders.

California Sustainable Communities

Authored by attorneys at Allen Matkins, California Sustainable Communities provides legal commentary on the trends and events shaping environmentally friendly communities.

Diversity & Community Involvement

This isn’t a traditional legal blog; instead, it highlights Allen Matkins‘ diversity efforts and ongoing involvement in the community.

Climate Change and Carbon Management Blog 

Written by Alston & Bird’s Climate Change and Carbon Management team, this blog covers the rapidly emerging issues associated with greenhouse gas emissions.

Financial Markets Crisis Blog 

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.

Who’s the Boss? 

This blog is a service of Alston & Bird’s Labor & Employment Group and focuses on the many unique issues facing California employers.

Tech Law Blog 

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.

Environmental & Land Development Blog 

Published by Alston & Bird’s Energy, Environment & Land Development team, the blog focuses on key environmental compliance, litigation and land development issues.

Securities Litigation Blog

Another Alston & Bird publication, this blog covers topics that include legislative developments, important litigation, SEC enforcement actions and prominent events.

What’s The Deal?

This blog by Alston & Bird’s Corporate Transactions and Securities practice focuses on current issues and events relating to merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. and around the world.

Tax Blog

Another Alston & Bird blog, this one focuses on current issues and events in federal, international and state and local tax of interest to business.

The Line 

Charles Marshall and Peter McKee both contribute to this Andrews Kurth blog on the economic recovery and real estate markets.

The Appellate Record

Houston attorney Kendall Gray of Andrews Kurth authors the The Appellate Record. In Kendall’s words, The Appellate Record is an “online community and virtual watering hole for appellate lawyers and anyone else who is comfortable with their inner law nerd.”

David Gryce’s IP Blog

This intellectual property law blog is written by David Gryce, a transactional intellectual property attorney at Arent Fox.

Forward Franchising

Forward Franchising is published by Matthew Kreutzer, Chair of Armstrong Teasdale‘s Franchising, Distribution, and Antitrust Practice Group.

Consumer Advertising Law Blog 

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.

Benefits Biz Blog 

Authored by Baker & Daniels’ benefits & executive compensation team, the Benefits Biz Blog covers financial matters.

Find Your Equilibrium 

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 appropriate work-life balance.

Design Build Board

Authored by Baker & Daniels associate Patrick Miller, this blog coves prominent legal issues and current events affecting the design-build industry.

Class Action Blawg 

Denver attorney Paul Karlsgodt of Baker & Hostetler writes on recent developments, litigation and trends in class action defense.

China U.S. Trade Law  

Four Baker & Hostetler employees contribute to this blog on Chinese and U.S. trade relations and how these partnerships affect our daily lives.

Employment Class Action Blog

A team of Baker & Hostetler attorneys provide information and commentary on employment class action cases impacting employers.

Employment & Human Rights Law In Canada

Discussing prominent legislation and relevant trends, Baker & McKenzie attorney Lisa Stam authors this publication on the wide range of employment and labor issues of interest to Canadian employers and employees. 

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Barnes & Thornburg attorney Solomon Wisenburg serves as a contributing editor on this publication, which is part of the Law Professor Blogs Network.

B&T Healthcare Blog

Barnes & Thornburg attorneys Heather Delgado, Ellen Layton and Mark Rust serve as co-editors on this publication.

Of Note Nevada 

This blog is written by Joshua Hicks, a governmental relations and tax attorney in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck’s Reno office. He writes on current events in both law and politics in the state of Nevada.

Make History 

Run by the associates at Cadwalader, this blog looks at what it means to be a member of the Cadwalader team, with updates regarding the firm’s cases.

Subrogation & Recovery Law Blog  

Cozen & O’Connor’s first LexBlog project is authored by a team of attorneys who are experts in this field.  This blog provides other lawyers and potential clients with up-to-date, industry specific information on subrogation and recovery.

E-Discovery Law Review

E-Discovery Law Review is published by Daniel Ward and Thomas Jones of Cozen O’Connor. This blog provides great insight on news and events pertaining to key electronic discovery issues.

Class Action Defense Review

This blog, covering summaries, events, news and analysis on the defense of class action lawsuits, has a team of editors that includes attorneys Julie Negovan, Jeffrey Weil and Sarah Davies from Cozen O’Connor. 

New York Public Strategies

New York Public Strategies, another Cozen O’Connor blog, is used to provide readers with winning strategies for businesses, not-for-profit intuitions, and individuals in a wide variety of industries and practice areas.

Government Contracts Legal Forum

Attorneys at Crowell & Moring blog on an abundance of subjects, including construction, cost accounting, relevant legislation, homeland security and bid protests. 

Retail Law Observer

The Retail Law Observer blog, a Crowell & Moring production, aims to keep readers updated on recent news and prominent legal trends affecting the retail industry.

Curtis Oman 

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.

International Funds Group 

Another Curtis publication, this one is authored by attorneys across the globe, from New York to London to Dubai to Milan to Paris.

Curtis Tax Updates 

In case you couldn’t tell by the title, this blog is authored by attorneys at Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle and provides insight on tax law news, both within the United States and globally.

The Venture Alley

Edited by Asher Bearman and Trent Dykes, corporate and securities lawyers at DLA Piper, the blog discusses business and legal issues relevant to the vibrant community of entrepreneurs, startups, venture capitalists and angel investors in Seattle.

Owners, Borrowers & Thieves 2.0

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.

Maryland Intellectual Property Law Blog

Authored by Blank Rome attorney Brian Wm. Higgins, this blog offers IP news and case analysis.

Financial Services Reform Watch  

As Blank Rome‘s second project with LexBlog, this publication offers readers real-time reporting on government action regarding financial reform.

Energy Legal Blog

The Energy Legal Blog is the work of six attorneys from Bracewell & Giuliani’s Energy Practice Group, providing analysis of energy news.

Basis Points

In the words of the Bracewell & Giuliani attorneys who author it, Basis Points provides context and fresh (if irreverent) commentary on developments in today’s restructuring, distressed debt and new investment markets.

Government Contracts Blog 

Attorney Ken Weckstein writes this Brown Rudnick Berlack Israels blog on a number of varied topics regarding business disputes.

The Legal Intelligencer Blog 

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney lawyer Francis Taney, Jr. contributes on this blog belonging to the oldest law journal in the United States.

Export Law Blog 

Authored by a pair of attorneys from Bryan Cave, Clif Burns and Illya Antonenko, this blog covers all things export law.

Art Law Blog  

This blog is authored by Bryan Cave’s Art Law team, which helps artists make, sell and monetize their works, as well as back their clients in disputes over art.

Clean Tech Blog 

Authored by the Clean Tech Team, the blog focuses on new and emerging issues in environmental technology.

In the (Red) Business Bankruptcy Blog

In The (Red) is a blog that covers business bankruptcy issues. It is operated by Robert Eisenbach, an attorney with Cooley Godward Kronish LLP.

Broadcast Law Blog

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.

Privacy and Security Law Blog

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.

Corporate Finance Law Blog

The Corporate Finance Law Blog, written by DWT attorney Joseph M. Wallin, focuses on various tax and finance issues.

Washington Construction Law Blog

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.

American College of Environmental Lawyers  

Not an official DWT publication 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.

Startup Law Blog 

Stuart Campbell and Joe Wallin of Davis Wright Tremaine publish this blog providing insight for founders of and investors in emerging and startup companies.

Northwest Real Estate Law Blog  

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.

Oregon Construction Law  

The Oregon Construction Law blog endeavors to provide current information on construction laws in Oregon.  Run by three Davis Wright Tremaine attorneys, the blog covers the wide array of questions that come up in the construction industry.

Broadband Law Advisor

Plain and simple, this Davis Wright Tremaine blog offers insight and information on the FCC’s National Broadband plan.

Employer’s Law Blog

Day Pitney LLP has entered the blogosphere with their Employer’s Law Blog. Maintained by two editors – Wendy Johnson Lario and Kristine J. Feher – the blog focuses on New York/New Jersey labor law.

The Nano Newswire

Also a Day Pitney blog, The Nano Newswire covers topics that include carbon nanotubes, intellectual property, relevant research and consumer products.

Drug and Device Law

The Drug and Device Law blog is authored by Jim Beck. He provides commentary on medical device product liability litigation. Beck is an attorney with Dechert LLP.

Mass Tort Defense

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.

Crunched Credit

Published by Dechert attorneys Rich Jones, Matthew Clark, Matthew Ginsburg and Stewart McQueen, the blog provides commentary and insight on  the meltdown of the commercial real estate debt market.

The 10b-5 Daily

Lyle Roberts is the blogger behind The 10b-5 Daily, a blog highlighting issues of securities class action litigation. Roberts is a partner with Dewey & LeBoeuf.

Dorf on Law 

A law blog focusing on a range of legal issues, authored by Columbia professor — and  special counsel to Dewey & LeBouef — Michael Dorf.

Quirky Questions 

An employment law blog authored by Dorsey & Whitney attorney Roy Ginsburg, answering questions that real-world executives & HR professionals encounter on a daily basis.

Consumer Products Law Blog 

This blog, written by Mark Kaster and Nena Street, provides readers with informative, up-to-date and easy-to-understand commentary on consumer products matters.

Business Law Strategy

This is authored by Dorsey & Whitney attorney Jeff Fromm. In his own words, it’s a “collection of thoughts, tips and insights about legal issues faced by growing businesses.”

Computer Fraud / Data Protection

Another Dorsey & Whitney publication, this blog is published by Nick Akerman, a partner in the firm’s New York office and a nationally recognized expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data.

A View from the Valley

Authored by Silicon Valley-based attorney Matt Bartus, this blog provides insights on issues affecting professionals working with startups.

Urban Infrastructure

Written by a team of five attorneys from Dorsey & Whitney, this publication offers commentary on finance and land use strategies in metro regions.

New Jersey Zoning and Land Use Law

This blog is maintained by Christopher H. DeGrezia, a partner in the Real Estate Department of Drinker Biddle & Reath.

Princeton Startup Lawyer

Drinker Biddle attorney Ian Goldstein authors this blog discussing topics that include employment matters, intellectual property, forming a company and information for founders.

Western Business Law Educator  

Published by Duane Morris attorney Steve Honig, this blog will document Steve’s time at the University of Belgorod in Southwestern Russia, where he will teach Russian law students about American business law.

Technology & Sourcing  

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.

The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP operates, The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog. It provides updates on insurance-related litigation.

Florida Employment & Immigration Law Blog  

This blog, authored by Richard Tuschman and Hector Chichoni of Epstein Becker Greene, focuses on the employer-side of employment law, providing news, analysis and trends in the area.

Executive Women’s Networking Blog  

Published by Frances Greene of Epstein Becker Greene, this blog offers women’s opinions on business development, networking, mentoring and the work/life balance.

Toxic Tort Litigation Blog  

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.

EBG Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog  

Written by Peter L. Altieri, David J. Clark and Peter A. Steinmeyer of Epstein Becker Greene, this blog provides news and updates on developments in the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets.

PPACA Impact & Opportunities  

Another blog written by Epstein Becker Greene attorneys, this publication addresses health care reform and the impact of these proposals on the health care delivery system.

Wage & Hour Defense Blog  

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.

Prima Facie Law Blog  

Authored by Brian M. Molinari of Epstein Becker Greene, this blog focuses primarily on new employment and constitutional law questions.

Whistleblowing & Compliance Law Blog

Another Epstein Becker Greene publication, the Whistleblowing & Compliance Law Blog offers updates on developments in compliance counseling and whistleblower defense claims.

Internet and E-Commerce Law Blog

This blog, written by David Johnson of Epstein Becker Greene, carries a wealth of content on topics that include advertising, privacy, internet contracting and copyright law.

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog

Tackling the broad realm of employment law, Epstein Becker Greene attorneys Jay Krupin, Michael Kun, Kara Maciel and Aaron Olsen focus in on issues affecting restaurateurs, hotel managers and others working in the hospitality industry.

Beyond Healthcare Reform

This Faegre & Benson blog is designed to help employers and employees assess the legal and regulatory impact of changing healthcare laws.

Food Agriculture & Biofuels

This, another Faegre & Benson blog, covers the science, economics, markets, government regulation and public relations aspects of the food agriculture and biofuels industries.

Wage and Hour Laws

Fisher & Phillips enters the blogosphere with this publication on wage and hour lows. The authoring attorneys write on topics that include employee status.

Non-compete and Trade Secrets Blog

Also a Fisher & Phillips publication, the Non-compete and Trade Secrets Blog covers topics you’d expect to find from a blog in this area: duty of loyalty, unfair competition and non-compete agreements.

Emerging Enterprise Center  

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.

Law & The Environment  

The second of a group of Foley Hoag blogs, this publication is “intended to inform, update, comment and discuss legal issues regarding environmental law.”

Massachusetts Noncompete Law  

The third Foley Hoag offers discussions on covenants not to compete, non-solicitation, breach of fiduciary duty and trade secrets.

Security Privacy and the Law  

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.

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Authored primarily by Foley Hoag attorneys Gare Smith, Sarah Altschuller and Amy Lehr, they blog is intended to generate discussion on a wide range of topics and current events associated with corporate social responsibility.

Trademark & Copyright Law

Foley Hoag’s Trademark, Copyright & Unfair Competition practice group authors the Trademark & Copyright Law blog. They aim to cover prominent developments related to trademarks, copyright, false advertising, domain names, the Internet and other relevant topics.

Healthcare Law & Policy Blog

Authored by Foley Hoag’s healthcare lawyers, this blog focuses on developments in Healthcare law in the areas of regulatory advice, medicare coverage and reimbursement issues and more.

Nano & Cleantech Blog  

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.

Trade Secret / Noncompete Blog

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, non-solicitation agreements, garden leave and restrictive covenant.

Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Milwaukee attorney David Froiland serves as editor for this Foley & Lardner publication, which provides consistent and insightful updates on prominent cases and breaking news in the employment realm.

The CFSL Bulletin

The CFSL Bulletin, with CFSL standing for Consumer Financial Services Litigation, covers topics that include class actions, the Truth in Lending Act, the Consumer Financial Protection Agency and the Electronic Funds Transfer Act.

Education Law

The Education Law blog is a new blog by Fox Rothschild LLP, focusing on changes within the educational profession. Attorney Karl Romberger, Jr. writes the blog entries.

Pennsylvania Family Law  

The Pennsylvania Family Law blog is published by Charles Meyer of Fox Rothschild. It provides updates and tips on family law issues in Pennsylvania.

Physician Law

Fox Rothschild has also developed the Physician Law blog. Written by attorney Todd Rodriguez, it covers with the legal developments that impact physicians.

Wage & Hour – Development & Highlights

Authored by attorney Mark E. Tabakman, this Fox Rothschild blog updates readers with developments on wage & hour laws impacting small and large businesses alike.

HIPPA Health Law

This Fox Rothschild blog focuses on all things related to health information, and is published by attorney Helen Oscislawski.

Pennsylvania Brownfields & Environmental Law

Writing about environmental developments in the Keystone State is attorney Joel Bolstein, who maintains this Fox Rothschild blog.

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

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.

Art Law  

Authors Robert Goldman, Samantha Evans and Daniel Schnapp of Fox Rothschild write on art litigation, art finance and recent trends in the art market.

White Collar Defense & Compliance  

New Jersey lawyer Alain Leibman provides insight on criminal law, federal case law statutory developments.

New Jersey Family Legal Blog  

The New Jersey Family Legal Blog is authored by attorneys in Fox Rothschild’s Roseland, Princeton and Atlantic City offices: Robert A. Epstein, Sandra C. Fava, Jennifer Weisberg Millner, Eric S. Solotoff and Apple Sulit-Peralejo.

Employee Benefits Legal Blog  

New York lawyer Keith McMurdy of Fox Rothschild writes on employment law cases, retirement plans, plan administration and welfare plans.

Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation  

Fox Rothschild’s Delaware Bankruptcy Litigation is published by Jason Cornell, an attorney based in Wilmington, Delaware.

Eminent Domain & Real Estate Litigation Blog  

David Snyder, an attorney in Fox Rothschild’s Philadelphia office, covers topics including appraisers, redevelopment, PennDOT, elections and road projects.

Privacy Compliance and Data Security  

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.

New Jersey Real Estate Law  

This blog is penned by Jeffrey M. Hall, Jack Plackter, Alexander M. Wixted and Andrea Tompkins Wright of Fox Rothschild. It aims to provide users with information they can use to protect and grow their real estate investments.

FMLA Blog  

This blog by Fox Rothschild attorney Catherine T. Barbieri covers the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and how it affects a company’s Human Resources.

Fair Housing Defense  

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.

Federal Taxation Developments  

Jerald August authors this Fox Rothschild blog on taxation developments, covering topics such as new legislation, regulations, and rulings that directly impact taxpayers.

Getting Funded Law Blog  

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.

IP Legal Watch  

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, IP Legal Watch contains all of the current legislation and pertinent cases regarding IP law.

Sports Law Scoreboard  

Professional 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 publishing this blog, discuss the legal problems faced by athletes and large sports associations.

California Employment Law  

California’s labor and employment laws are always a hot topic of discussion among legal specialists in this field, so it would only make sense that Fox Rothschild would dedicate three of their attorneys to discussion on this topic.

Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation Blog  

On this blog, Fox Rothschild attorney Gregory Williams writes on patent actions and infringements, along with other topics, in the District of Delaware.

Life Sciences Legal Blog

The publication’s two primary editors are Alfred Monte, Jr. and Christian Moffitt; they, along with four other contributors, focus their posts on pharmaceuticals, medical devices, biologics, foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, animal feed and drugs, radiation-emitting products and nanotechnology.

Franchise Law Update

This Fox Rothschild blog offers more than a just discussion on the regulatory aspects of franchising; it covers diverse topics including business finance, employment, litigation, and the protection of intellectual property like trademarks and copyrights.

Employment Discrimination Report

Authored by attorneys Richard Cohen, Andrez Carberry, Donia Sawwan and Christina Stoneburner, this Fox Rothschild blog contains discussion and insight on the impact of prominent cases, recent legislation and other noteworthy news.

Fashion Law

Authored primarily by Staci Riordan, with help from Cassidy Saitow, this Fox Rothschild publication is one of the firm’s strongest, discussing fashion trends, intellectual property and prominent fashion events.

Patent Baristas

Patent Baristas is a blog related specifically to the 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.

Business Connections 

Frost Brown Todd’s global business blog, Business Connections, deals with global business matters and is maintained by the firm’s International Services practice group.

Banking Law 

Banking Law is the third Frost Brown Todd blog, authored by the firm’s banking litigation attorneys. This project serves the financial services industry with news and commentary.

Vogel Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog  

Gardere Wynne Sewell‘s first blogger is Dallas attorney Peter Vogel. Vogel, who is 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.

IP Law Alert  

This publication is edited by Nancy J. Mertzel, a Director in the Gibbons Intellectual Property Department. The blog provides insight and commentary on intellectual property legal developments.

Real Property & Environmental Law Alert

This Gibbons blog, spanning multiple associated practice areas, focuses on providing commentary on issues affecting transactional real estate, development/redevelopment and environmental law.

Employment Law Alert

Looking to reach a large audience consisting of both attorneys and employers, the team of authors from Gibbons provide guidance on issues that include wage & hour law, discrimination, disability and employee benefits.

E-Discovery Law Alert

Mark Sidoti, Chair of the Gibbons E-Discovery Task Force, serves as the Editor on this blog, which covers topics ranging from corporate information and records management to litigation strategies


Goodwin Procter’s David Hobbie uses this blog to update readers on litigation knowledge management issues.

Financial Crisis Recovery 

Published by Goodwin Procter lawyers, this blog comments on and responds to issues in all industries affected by the current economic crisis, including banking, hedge funds, investment management, capital markets and real estate.

Cleantech Investing in Israel 

Another blog written by a Goodwin Procter attorney, Jonathan Shapira (an associate in the Business Law Department), Cleantech Investing in Israel provides news and commentary on Israel’s growing clean technology industry. 

Sustainable Development

Attorneys Lewis Feldman and Douglas Praw serve as the editors on this Goodwin Procter blog, which aims to provide guidance to professionals working in the evolving green building and sustainable development sectors in today’s real estate market.

Insurance Law Forum  

Gordon & Rees lawyer Sara Thorpe is part of a panel of experts who provide readers with information on insurance coverage, litigation, reinsurance, bad faith litigation and DRI.

The Florida Legal Blog

This blog is written by Jeff Kuntz, an attorney with Gray Robinson. In his words, the blog focuses “on decisions from the Florida appellate courts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Florida IP

Another blog by a Gray Robinson attorney, this one is authored by Tampa lawyer Woody Pollack. He follows developments in patents, copyrights, trademarks and other IP issues.

Brent Britton

On this self-titled blog, Gray Robinson lawyer Brent Britton writes on a wide range of issues associated with his passion for helping startups and the entrepreneurs who run them.

E2 Law Blog   

Published by four Greenberg Traurig attorneys—Reed Rubinstein, Robert Lamkin, Alfred Malefatto and Gregory Casas—this blog provides insight on environmental and energy issues nationwide.

GT LE Blog

This, the second blog from Greenberg Traurig, covers by national developments in labor and employment law. It is written by a team of attorneys from the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice.

Lawyer’s in a Gamer’s World 

This blog, run by Haynes and Boon attorney Andy Ehmke, deals with 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.


The appropriately titled ZONE is Herrick Feinstein‘s blog on land use and environmental law.

Internet Cases

Evan Brown writes the content for Internet Cases, a blog highlighting internet/technology-related legal news. Evan is an attorney at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP in Chicago.

The Ethical Quandary 

This Hinshaw & Culbertson project, written by four of the firm’s attorneys, focuses on ethical questions faced in the courts and legislative halls.

Practical Ediscovery 

Steven Puiszis of Hinshaw & Cullbertson LLP is the editor-in-chief of this blog on the identification, preservation, processing, review, analysis and production of “discoverable” data.

EU Daily Update Blog 

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  

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.

Health Care Law Blog

Holland & Hart LLP operates the Health Care Law Blog, one of the firm’s three blogs. Written by attorney Greg Piche, the blog deals with health care issues in the western U.S.

Climate Change Law Blog

The third Holland & Hart blog, the Climate Change Law Blog is written by Jim Holtkamp, manager of the firm’s Environmental Compliance Group. Blog content deals with the challenges of climate change.

Immigration Law for Employers 

Holland & Hart’s immigration law practice writes this blog, meant to inform employers of the ever-changing legal realm surrounding immigration law.

The Holland & Hart Blog 

The Holland & Hart Blog features firm-related information pertinent to business leaders in the Mountain West.

Colorado Construction Law Blog 

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.

Colorado Employment Law Blog 

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.

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Written by Holland & Knight attorney R. David Donoghue, this blog provides coverage of intellectual property cases taking place in the Northern District of Illinois.

Digital Technology & E-Commerce Blog

New York attorney Richard Raysman serves as the primary editor on this blog, authored by a a team of attorneys at Holland & Knight.

HRO Securities Defense Blog 

This blog is written by Michael MacPhail, a Partner in the White Collar and Securities Litigation Practice Group at Holme Roberts & Owen.

Global Climate Law Blog  

Authored by several attorneys at Howrey, the Global Climate Law Blog covers climate change litigation, environmental regulations, torts and other relevant topics.

Insurance Coverage Monitor

This blog features discussion and analysis from leading policyholder insurance attorneys at Howrey on news and developments relating to insurance recovery law.

White Collar Crime Blog 

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.

Financial Industry Recovery Center  

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.

Privacy and Information Security Law Blog  

Written by attorneys at Hunton & Williams, ranked the top firm for privacy law 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.

Hunton Immigration & Nationality Law Blog  

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.

Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives  

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.

Daily Dose of IP

Patent attorney Mark Reichel operates his own blog, called the Daily Dose of IP. Reichel, an attorney with Ice Miller LLP, provides constant updates on intellectual property law.

Private Equity and Venture Services Blog 

Authored by Ice Miller attorney Janice Wilkin, this blog focuses on various issues in corporate law.

Employee Benefits Blog 

The Employee Benefits Blog is run by Ice Miller’s Mellisa Reese and Mary Braitman, co-chairs of Ice Miller’s Employee Benefits Practice Group.

The Ice Loop 

One of Ice Miller‘s more advanced blogs, this publication covers social media and Internet law and news. The blog is authored by their practice group operating in the same areas.

Indiana CEO Survey Blog 

This Ice Miller blog posts writings from CEOs around the state of Indiana regarding business practices and advice to new business owners.

Green Industries Initiative 

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.

Life Sciences Blog 

Yet another Ice Miller blog, this one on life sciences is written by Harry Gonso. He practices in general corporate and transaction law and life sciences law.

Hospitality Roundtable

This Ice Miller blog takes a unique approach: the leaders of Indiana hospitality companies discuss emerging trends, challenges and opportunities.

Defense and Aviation Roundtable

With an approach very similar to their blog on hospitality, this Ice Miller blog pulls in observations from leaders in the defense and aviation industry on the trends and issues they encounter.

Agribusiness Blog

Covering a topic that’s somewhat unique in the legal blogosphere, Ice Miller attorney Beth Bechdol writes on a wide range of subjects related to the legal side of agribusiness.

Employment Matters

Reporting on topics that include employee privacy, relevant legislation and the hiring process, this David Barmak-edited blog aims to keep clients and colleagues up to speed on news and developments in employment and compensation practices.

Privacy & Security Matters

Cynthia LaRose, who heads up the Mintz Levin’s Privacy and Security practice, serves as the editor on this blog, which aims to educate clients and friends of the firm on privacy and security law by sharing relevant news, commentary and information.

Business Law Blog

North Carolina attorney Marcus Lee serves as the primary author on this Moore & Van Allen blog.

IP Law Blog

Another Moore & Van Allen publication, IP Law Blog provides insight on trends in intellectual property law and analysis on prominent litigation. 

OSHA Law Blog  

Written by Brad Hammock, the OSHA Law Blog is dedicated to keeping readers current on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s regulations and legal issues.

EFCA & Labor Law Reform Blog  

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 comprehensive source of information on the EFCA and labor law emanating from Washington, D.C.

Wage and Hour Law Update  

Paul DeCamp and Jacqueline C. Tully co-author this Jackson Lewis project geared toward sharing important workplace information with employers and employees.

Workplace Privacy, Data Management, & Security Report  

With five Jackson Lewis attorneys consistently contributing to this blog, readers are able to sift through up-to-date information on this constantly changing topic.

Global Immigration Blog  

Immigration is, and will continue to be, a relevant issue for businesses, small employers, and immigrant workers.  Davis Bae and Raazia Hall, the editors of this blog, keep the information coming at a torrid pace, consistent with the changes emerging from Washington.

Benefits Law Advisor

New York attorney Michael Kushner serves as the editor on Jackson LewisBenefits Law Advisor. Kushner provides insight and commentary on benefits counseling and and litigation issues affecting employers.

Disability, Leave & Health Management Blog

Frank Alvarez and Michael Soltis of Jackson Lewis use this blog to guide employers through the complicated legal and operational problems in managing employee absences and requests for accommodations.


HIPPA Blog is a healthcare-related project written by Jeffrey P. Drummond, a partner with Jackson Walker.

Class Action Defense Blog

Michael Hassen of Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmano LLP writes the Class Action Defense Blog, posting updates on class action lawsuits.

Hotel Law Blog

The second Jeffer Mangels law blog, the Hotel Law Blog – written by Jim Butler – provides hotel law updates from an experienced hospitality lawyer.

Special Assets Lawyer Blog 

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.

Special Assets Lawyer Blog

Published by Dick Rogan of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, this blog aims to be a resource for bankers and lenders working with problem commercial and real estate loans.

Corporate Environmental Lawyer Blog

Authored by attorneys at Jenner & Block, this publication discusses important environmental developments surrounding topics that include CERCLA, climate change, sustainability and toxic tort litigation.

Renewable Energy Blog 

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.

Intellectual Property Blog

Lewis and Roca‘s Intellectual Property Blog aims to keep readers up-to-date on intellectual property developments, with a focus on the gaming, entertainment or hospitality industries.

Electronic Discovery 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.

Construction Law Blog  

Published by K&L Gates‘ Construction & Engineering Practice Group, the Construction Law Blog provides analysis on important cases, news and regulations pertaining to the construction industry.

Climate Law Report  

K&L Gates published this blog during the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, providing analysis on the impact of global actions on both the private and public sectors.

Global Financial Market Watch  

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.

Bid Protest Law

Another K&L Gates publication, this blog discusses legal issues, news and best practices relating to bid protests. It is authored by the firm’s Government Contracts and Procurement Policy practice group.

Corporate & Financial Weekly Digest

Authored by attorneys at Katten Muchin Rosenman, this blog comments on relevant developments all over the world. The authoring attorneys provide insight on topics that include financial markets, executive compensation, litigation and CFTC.

Ad Law Access  

Published by the Advertising Law Practice Group at Kelley Drye & Warren, Ad Law Access discusses consumer protection trends, issues and developments.

In Their Opinion  

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.

Consumer Finance Law Blog  

The goal of Kelley Drye & Warren‘s Consumer Finance Law Blog is to keep “non-traditional financial service providers,” such as retailers, potentially subject to consumer financial services laws, abreast of recent developments.

Telecom Law Monitor

This Kelley Drye & Warren blog provides readers with enforcement-related news, events and trends within the telecommunications field.

Bankruptcy Law Insights

Ben Feder and Dana Kane of Kelly Drye & Warren author this publication, which provides commentary and analysis on current events and issues in large and mid-market Chapter 11 cases.

FCA Alert

This Kelley Drye & Warren blog intends to provide guidance on emerging trends in false claims act investigations and litigation. Antonia Giuliana, Cliff Katz and Neil Merkl serve as editors on the publication.

Workplace Horizons

A general employment law blog, this publication covering the trends and developments affecting employers and employees is published by attorneys at Kilpatrick Stockton.

Health & Welfare Law Blog

Another Kilpatrick Stockton publication, this one offers “legal, regulatory and policy perspectives regarding employer-sponsored health and welfare benefits, including the impact of the Affordable Care Act.”

Weekly Words of Wisdom Blog  

Along with random movie references, Latham & Watkins Weekly Words of Wisdom Blog offers frequent commentary on the capital markets questions recently encountered by the firm’s capital markets group.

Georgia Business Litigation Blog

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith attorney Tom Grant comments on a wide range of topics, including arbitration, contracts, real estate, litigation tactics and employment law.

Workplace Privacy Counsel

Workplace Privacy Counsel features attorneys from Littler Mendelson’s Privacy & Data Protection Practice Group blogging on employment-related privacy issues.

Global Immigration Counsel  

This Littler Mendelson publication is written by their Immigration and Global Migration team, which adeptly manages inbound, outbound and cross-border transactions for employers of all size.

Wage & Hour Counsel  

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.

Washington DC Employment Law Update  

Littler Mendelson’s Governmental Affairs Team closely follows the legislation, regulations, federal agency activity, and executive orders that impact the labor and employment landscape.

Global Employment Law  

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.

Healthcare Employment Counsel

Slightly different from most legal blogs, this publication brings in valuable insight from Littler‘s Government Affairs Practice Group, Class Action Practice Group, Employee Benefits Practice Group, Labor Management Practice Group and Healthcare Industry Practice Group.

Digital Workplace Blog

In their own words, this partnership between Stuart N. Brotman Communications and Littler “is designed to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of the issues, with Stuart N. Brotman Communications covering developments from a management perspective, and Littler examining the legal implications of technology in the workplace.”

Labor Relations Counsel

Another Littler publication, this one provides insight on a wide range of issues related to labor relations; these include NLRB petitions and charges, health care, collective bargaining and union access.

Advanced Media and Technology Law Blog

With content published by attorneys in Loeb & Loeb‘s Advanced Media and Technology Department, the blog offers insight on legal developments surrounding the advertising, media, technology and outsourcing efforts of domestic and international companies. 

Green Patent Blog 

Written by San Diego attorney Eric Lane of Luce Forward, the Green Patent Blog covers the unique crossroads of intellectual property and green technology.

Coach’s Corner

This is the blog for Coaching Counsel, a project from Luce Forward partner Timothy Tosta. In his words, “Coaching Counsel works with individuals in the legal profession to fully engage their lives while addressing their personal and professional needs.”

Climate Lawyers 

Stephen Humes and J. Wylie Donald of McCarter & English write on the development of clean energy projects, emerging issues in environmental law and their impact.

Health Care Law Reform  

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.

Legal Crisis Strategies  

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.

ITC 337 Update

ITC 337 Update is published by a group of four attorneys—Blair Jacobs, Robert Walters, Christopher May and Christina Ondrick—at McDermott Will & Emery. The attorneys monitor the case rulings and provide a resource of information and insight related to the International Trade Commission, its judges and decisions.

Energy & Commodities Law

McDermott Will & Emery attorneys Joseph Williams, Kenneth Irvin and Michael Yuffee offer insights into the evolving regulatory, business, tax and legal issues affecting the U.S. and international energy and commodities markets and how stakeholders might respond.

CAFA Law Blog  

Authored by the lawyers & attorneys at McGlinchey Stafford, the CAFA Law Blog deals with issues related to the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.

Suits in the Workplace

Suits in the Workplace is a blog about employment law. It is written by David Greenspan and Rod Satterwhite, partners in the Labor & Employment group at McGuireWoods LLP.

Class Action Countermeasures  

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 Healthcare Investor  

This blog on the issues and trends that affect investment in the healthcare industry is written by Amber Walsh and Kristian Werling of McGuireWoods. 

North Carolina Healthcare Report

This blog, authored by McGuire Woods lawyers Barton Walker, Elissa MooreElaine Gilmer and Bo Vazeen covers topics that include regulatory compliance, corporate transactions, healthcare legislation and other information relevant to healthcare providers.

Climate Change Insights  

Covering topics that include air and water, alternative/renewable energy projects, cap and trade, US policy and corporate strategy, this McKenna Long & Aldridge blog serves as a forum for critical analyses of climate law and police.

Pay to Play Law Blog  

Another McKenna Long & Aldridge blog, authored by three of associates with experience in ‘pay to play’ matters on both the federal and state levels.

Labor Relations Today

Labor Relations today, providing analysis, resources and commentary on developments in traditional labor law, is authored by Seth Borden and Richard Hankins of McKenna Long & Aldridge.

Venture Best

Venture Best is a blog put forth by the emerging technology focus group at Michael Best & Friedrich LLP. The attorneys in that group use this blog as a resource for entreprenuers in the upper Midwest. 

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.

; provided, however,

This publication discussing issues faced by corporate attorneys—from the best client memos to executive compensation—is written by Munger, Tolles & Olson partner Mike O’Sullivan.

Nelson Mullins Weblog 

This Nelson Mullins blog has four different focuses; InfoLaw, Bank Notes, Compensation & Benefits, Loan Broker Criminal Defense and About Nelson Mullins.

Miller Canfield’s “25 for 25” in Ann Arbor 

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.

Health Care Privacy Law Blog 

A blog focusing on privacy & security issues pertaining to the health care idustry, written by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius attorney Reece Hirsch and published by Healthcare Informatics.

MMM Tech Law & Business Report

This extensive publication put forth by the attorneys at Morris, Manning & Martin aims to be a valuable resource for entrepreneurs, investors and strategic partners.

Global Tax Blog 

Another blog run by the folks at Nixon Peabody, Global Tax Blog focuses on international and domestic tax issues around the world.

Employment Law Matters

Authored by Maria Danaher, an attorney in Ogletree Deakins‘ Pittsburgh office, Employment Law Matters intends to update and inform readers of current employment and labor-related issues.

Express Advocacy 

William J. McGinley of Patton Boggs is the principal contributor to this blog on the contemporary confluence of politics and law.

Security Debrief 

Scott Weber, a member of the Patton Boggs team, is part of a crew of professionals that regularly post on homeland security issues on this blog.

Capital Thinking Health Care Check-Up

This extensive publication put forth by attorneys at Patton Boggs offers podcasts, a weekly radio show and written content on the policy and politics surrounding health care.

IP Spotlight 

Written by attorney Jim Singer of Pepper Hamilton, the blog covers his practice areas: intellectual property acquisition, protection, enforcement and licensing.

Sustainability Counsel

This blog is published by members of Pepper Hamilton LLP’s Sustainability, CleanTech and Climate Change Team.

Independent Contractor Compliance

Another publication published by Pepper Hamilton, this one discusses prominent litigation and developing trends impacting independent contractors and those who employ them.

Digestible Law

Digestible Law is produced by the lawyers and attorneys at Perkins Coie Law Firm. The blog deals with Internet law issues.

Patent Law Insights  

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.

Financial Services Litigation Monitor  

This blog covering recent financial services litigation and investigations is written by Perkins Coie’s Fred Rivera and Gina Ori.

Law and Ethics Online  

Another one of Perkins Coie’s many 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.

M&A and Private Equity Viewpoints  

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.

IP Litigation Update

The team of blogging attornies at Perkins Coie offer insights into new developments in copyright, trademark, and more, with a particular focus on how these developments apply to technology companies.

Investment Fund Law Blog

The team of blogging attorneys from Pillsbury Winthrop provide valuable updates and insights on legal issues facing fund managers and investors.

Nanotechnology Law Report

The Nanotechnology Law Report is a project of Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP. John Monica, Jr. and Michael Heintz write the entries, which focus on nanotechnology news and legal developments.

Federal Securities Law Blog  

A blog from Porter Wright providing information on federal securities laws and updates, authored by the firm’s corporate finance & securities practice group.

Employer Law Report  

Highlighting the legal issues impacting employers nationwide, the Employer Law Report is maintained by Porter Wright’s labor & employment practice area.

Banking & Finance Law Report  

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.

Technology Law Source

In their own words, the Porter Wright attorneys on this blog “bring together concepts that cut across traditional intellectual property lines, addressing both evolving technologies and concerns about privacy and data security.”

Privacy Law Blog

The eight attorneys from Proskauer Rose LLP’s Privacy and Data Security Practice maintain the Privacy Law Blog, which highlights a range of issues related to privacy law.

New Media & Technology Law Blog  

Published by Jeffrey Neuburger and Daryn Grossman of Proskauer Rose, the blog covers the emerging world of new media and the legal impact of changes in the industry.

Not-For-Profit/Exempt Organizations Blog  

Not-For-Profit/Exempt Organizations Blog is authored by Nicole Spooner and Jacob Friedman of Proskauer Rose. The blog covers topics that include formation, endowments, IRS filings and privacy.

California Employment Law Update

The attorneys in the Los Angeles Labor & Employment Law Group at Proskauer Rose LLP provide in-depth analysis on prominent cases affecting employers.

E-Discovery Bytes  

A practical resource for issues in e-discovery, this blog – maintained by nine attorneys from Quarles & Brady – is the firm’s first venture into the blogosphere.

Health Industry Washington Watch  

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.

Life Sciences Legal Update  

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  

AdLaw by Request is published by Reed Smith to keep readers informed of significant news and general legal developments in the advertising industry.

Employment Law Watch  

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.

Environmental Law Resource  

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.

Legal Bytes  

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  

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.

Lending Law Report  

This blog, which is edited and maintained by Reed Smith’s Susan Alker, provides readers with insights and information on legal issues affecting corporate financial transactions.

China Media & Entertainment Law Report  

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.


Reed Smith‘s Advertising Compliance Team comments on the fascinating and ever-evolving world of marketing and the regulations that govern it.

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Published by the Reed Smith‘s GRE practice group, Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog aims to provide its audience with timely updates on topics that include securities litigation, public policy, data security and antitrust.

The Swap Report

Andrew Cross of Reed Smith’s Financial Industry Group serves as editor-in-chief on The Swap Report. Andrew brings an adept style of writing to this blog, using his perspective to offer an expert opinion on the legal issues affecting the world of derivatives trading.

Developing Concerns

Developing Concerns is authored by Patrick Sweeney and Drew Boortz, both members of Reed Smith’s Corporate & Securities Group. With content geared towards the video game development community, the two touch upon issues that include trademark law, licensing and social gaming.

Real Estate Legal Update

Another publication from Reed Smith, Real Estate Legal Update provides commentary on investment property, corporate real estate issues and property development.

The Global Startup Blog

Also by Reed Smith, The Global Startup Blog offers perspectives on business and legal issues facing companies and investors doing business globally.

 Personal Wealth Law News 

A blog authored by three attorneys from Saul Ewing (Robert Louis, Kathryn Crary and Ryan Gager), this site is focused on helping readers understand the process of wealth accumulation.

Marcellus Shale Watch Blog 

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 Blog 

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.

The Appellate Strategist

The Appellate Strategist is published by the team of appellate law attorneys at Sedgwick, Detert, Moran & Arnold. This team provides insights on appellate issues, evaluating appeals and trial consultations.

Nation of Immigrators 

This blog is written by Angelo Paparelli, a partner in the Immigration Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw. According to its own tagline, Nation of Immigrators is “a public policy blog on our dysfunctional immigration system.

Angelo Paparelli on Dysfunctional Government 

This blog, which is also by Seyfarth Shaw’s Angelo Paparelli, is written for, the official website of Immigration Lawyers on the Web.

Trading Secrets  

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.

Antitrust Law Blog

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.

Bankruptcy & Restructuring Blog

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.

China Law Update  

Updated by attorney’s in Sheppard Mullin’s Shanghai office, this blog provides insight on the latest developments in Chinese law. The blog also has a Chinese-language version.

ESOP Law Blog

The ESOP Law Blog, with a focus on laws related to Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs), is maintained by Laurence Goldberg and Lynn DuBois of Sheppard Mullin.

Fashion Apparel Law Blog

Robert Darwell of Sheppard Mullin maintains the Fashion & Apparel Law Blog, tackling legal developments in the fashion, apparel and textile industry.

FCC Law Blog

Sheppard Mullin also publishes the FCC Law Blog. The blog, updated by W. Kenneth Ferree and Erin Dozier of the firm’s FCC & Communications team, addresses issues related to FCC laws.

Financial Institution Law Blog

The Financial Institution Law Blog, operated by Sheppard Mullin, is maintained by six of the firm’s financial lawyers.

Intellectual Property Law Blog

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.

Labor and Employment Law Blog

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.

Real Estate and Construction Law Blog

For 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.

Government Contracts Law Blog  

Government Contracts Law Blog, written by Sheppard Mullin’s government contracts practice, provides readers with updates on developments impacting government contracts.

Covering Your Ads  

Maintained by attorneys from Sheppard Mullin’s advertising practice group, Covering Your Ads is a resource for laws surrounding the sports and entertainment world.

Art Law Gallery  

Another blog gets added to the arsenal of Sheppard Mullin publications. This blog provides news and updates on legal issues facing the art world.

Law of the Level  

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.

Latin American Blog  

Written by a group of Sheppard Mullin attorneys, this blog focuses on the legal barriers faced by Hispanics and people of Latino heritage.

FDA Law Update  

As our nation grows, so do concerns over our food sources, and FDA Law Update provides its readers with vital information. Two Shepard Mullin attorneys, Peter Reichertz and Deborah Shelton, author this blog. 

Corporate and Securities Law Blog  

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 & Infrastructure Law Blog  

Construction and infrastructure design is often a confusing maze of employment concerns, zoning questions, and contractual disputes.  The attorneys at Shepard Mullin answer these questions and more on this blog.

Climate Change and Clean Technology 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 Sheppard Mullin with Climate Change and Clean Technology Blog.

Class Action Defense Strategy Blog  

California’s class and representative actions are becoming increasingly prevelant.  With that in mind, five of Sheppard Mullin’s California-based attorneys present this blog.

New York Commercial Division Round-up Blog

This blog by attorneys at Sheppard Mullin provides news and updates on cases decided in the Commercial Division of the New York Supreme Court.

Life Sciences Law Blog

The attorneys of the Life Sciences practice group at Sheppard Mullin author the Life Sciences Law Blog, which discusses topics that include antitrust, biotechnology, the FDA and intellectual property.

Social Media Law Update

As social media continues to gain prevalence in the workplace and elsewhere, this Sheppard Mullin blog is worth keeping an eye on, as it highlights the seemingly never-ending list of legal issues surrounding social media.

Lowering the Bar 

Written by Kevin Underhill, a partner at the San Francisco office of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, Lowering the Bar provides a humorous approach to legal news.

Consumer Class Actions & Mass Torts  

Authored by Russell Jackson, an attorney with Skadden, this blog is identifies and discusses recent trends in the pleading and defense of consumer class actions and mass torts.

Redevelop NJ 

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.

ICDP Blog 

This blog on internet, communications and data protection is authored by attorneys Marc Zwillinger and Christian Genetski of Sonnenschein Nath.


Written by attorneys Peter Pavarini, Anthony Shaffer, Kristin Harlow and Robert Nauman of Squire Sanders, this blog takes a different approach than most legal blogs, offering a conversational writing style and newsroom-style content as its authors cover the legal developments associated with health care reform.

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog

Sixth Circuit Appellate Blog promotes discussion on news and opinions issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. This Squire Sanders publication emphasizes business cases and intends to interview Six Circuit judges.

Employment Essentials

Authored by a team of attorneys from Steptoe & Johnson, Employment Essentials offers news, commentary and analysis on a wide range of issues affecting both employers and employees.


Tim Feathers and Steve Cosentino are Stinson Morrison Hecker‘s only legal bloggers. The pair cover topics including intellectual property, technology division, software and e-commerce.

Bankin’ Bits

The cleverly-named Bankin’ Bits is written by attorneys Chris Jones, Kyle McCurry, Bob Monroe and Katie Rizzo of the Financial Services Division at Stinson Morrison Hecker.

Food Liability Law Blog  

Bringing Stoel Rives to the blogosphere, the Food Liability Law Blog – authored by Seattle lawyer Kenneth M. Odza – deals with emerging legal threats that could potentially impact the food industry.

Renewable + Law  

Authored by attorneys with the Stoel Rives Renewable Energy Initiative, Renewable + Law provides insight on climate policy, renewable energy and sustainability.

World of Work  

Stoel Rives’ third blog is written by Dennis Westlind, an attorney in the firm’s Portland, OR office. He provides analysis on labor and employment law.

LLC Law Monitor  

Very niche-oriented, LLC Law Monitor offers 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.

Ahead of Schedule  

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.

Oregon Patent Litigation Tracker  

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.

Essential Nutrition Law Blog

Stoel Rives’ Nutrition Law Team provides insight on the laws, cases and regulations shaping the nutraceutical industry.

Alcoholic Beverages Law Blog

Covering an area everyone knows exists but no one thinks too much about, this Stoel Rives publication provides wineries, breweries, distilleries, cideries, distributors and importers with articles and information across a wide range of state and federal alcohol beverage law.

Business Aviation Law Blog  

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 resources on aviation law.

USA Inbound Acquisitions & Investments Blog  

This blog published is published by attorneys William Newman and John Howell at Sullivan & Worcester. The two attorneys provide analysis on the mergers, acquisitions and investments made by foreign business.

LNG Law Blog

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP operate their own blog, the LNG Law Blog. It gives updates on liquefied natural gas (LNG) news.

Offshore Energy Law Blog 

This Sutherland Asbill & Brennan publication informs U.S. offshore energy project developers, policy makers, and interest groups about important policy and regulatory and political matters impacting their industry.

Law and Insurance

David S. White maintains and operates his own Typepad-hosted blog, called Law and Insurance. The blog gives updates on insurance law developments. David is a senior counsel with Thompson & Knight LLP.

Law and the Environment

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

The New Carbon Cycle is the second Typepad blog of Scott Deatherage, focusing on carbon trading laws and policies.

Real Estate Law Blog 

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.

Economic Crisis Resource Center 

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.

Virginia IP Law 

Analysis and commentary by Troutman Sanders attorneys on developments in intellectual property law, with a focus on the State of Virginia.

Energy & Environmental Law Blog  

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.

Mass Torts: State of the Art  

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.

Vorys on Labor

This blog is authored by the traditional labor attorneys at at Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. Vorys on Labor  aims to keep labor relations professionals informed about recent developments at the National Labor Relations Board, the Ohio State Employee Relations Board, and in Congress.

Product Liability Monitor

Authored by a team of attorneys at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, this blog discusses the trends and developments affecting the legal landscape of product liability. Topics covered include mass tort defense, consumer product safety, complex litigation and crisis management.

Weil Bankruptcy Blog

Obviously another Weil, Gotshal & Manges publication, this blog covers the complex issues surrounding the process of restructuring a business.

Unfair Business Practices Blog 

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.

Proctor in Admiralty 

This blog is written by Marc Marling, a maritime transportation and logistics attorney with Williams Mullen.

Rocket Docket IP Litigation 

Written by a long list of authors from Williams Mullen, this blog covers IP litigation in the Eastern District of Virginia’s Rocket Docket.

Special Concurrence

Special Concurrence is authored by the attorneys at Williams Mullen and, in their own words, is “dedicated to appellate law with a focus on decisions of the Fourth Circuit, Virginia Supreme Court, and North Carolina appellate courts.”

WilmerHale Careers Blogs 

WilmerHale offers blogs written by six different attorneys at the firm. Brian Smith, Larissa ParkCharu Chandrasekhar, Adam Huff, Matthew Benedetto and Sarah Ganz write on their experiences as associates in a variety of practice areas.

Silicon Valley Media Law Blog 

Cathy Kirkman, an attorney with Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, operates the Silicon Valley Media Law Blog, providing updates on various technology and media-related legal issues.

Startup Company Lawyer Blog 

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 Is Tech 

This site is edited by Michael Schneider, an attorney with the firm of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati. This side-project is mostly unrelated to the law: Schneider tracks issues relating to emerging technology and the Internet.

Semiconductor Law Blog 

Edited by Marius Keeley Domokos, this Wilson Sonsini blog focuses on IP issues in electronics industry.

Tough Times for Lenders  

Winstead‘s first blog covers the “intersection of law and business in troubled commercial lending markets.”

Compensation Committee Corner  

This blog is written primarily by Winstead attorney Anthony Eppert. Compensation Committee Corner 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.

Executive Compensation Blog 

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. 

China Practice Blog

The first of 12 blogs by lawyers and attorneys at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice law firm, Womble Carlyle’s China Practice Blog provides insights into the company’s goal at improving Chinese/American business relationships. It is written by Guanming Fang.

Trade Secrets Blog

The Trade Secrets Blog, by Womble Carlyle’s Press Millen & Todd Sullivan, deals with trade secrets litigation in the Southeastern United States.

North Carolina Appellate Law Blog

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.

Construction Industry Blog

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.

Fair Labor Standards Act Law Blog 

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).

Multifamily and Mixed Use Development 

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.

Non-Compete and Restrictive Covenants Blog 

This blog by Womble Carlyle‘s Employee Defection and Recruitment Team covers developments in non-compete and restrictive covenant law.

Community Development and Affordable Housing Blog 

The Community Development and Affordable Housing Blog is written by Womble Carlyle’s Peter Duffley and Jonathan Jenkins.

Political GPS: Womble Carlyle Political Law 

This blog is written by Womble Carlyle’s political law team: James Kahl, Lawrence Norton and Gregg Skall.

Supply Chain Management Blog 

Written by numerous attorneys at Womble Carlyle, this blog covers legal developments in supply chain management.

Wag The Dog 

According to their own tagline, this Womble Carlyle blog provides “dispatches from the court of public opinion by our strategic communications group.”

Furniture Law Blog 

This extremely unique blog by Womble Carlyle lawyers Jack Hicks and Jacob Warton provides insight on patent and intellectual property law in the furniture industry.

Custom Client Service Solutions 

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.”

Privacy and Data Protection 

Authored by a team of lawyers at Womble Carlyle, each post looks at the constantly evolving concerns over privacy, both on the individual and corporate levels.

Antitrust and Distribution Law Blog 

Another Womble Carlyle publication, 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.

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