Law Street Media Debuts New Outlet for Expert Law and Industry Articles

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Service Brings Industry Expert “Featured Viewpoints” Articles by Attorney Readers

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“Law Street Media helps [law firm] industry teams at law firms secure new clients by taking a holistic, interdisciplinary focus,” said Steve Errick, Fastcase COO and veteran of the legal publishing industry. “Legal news leads to business.”

Law Street Media, Fastcase’s industry-focused legal news service, today introduces “Featured Viewpoints,” a new channel for articles authored by legal and industry professionals. Starting today, the Featured Viewpoints articles will be published on Law Street Media’s website and included in its daily news feeds accompanying its current distribution of legal news.

The addition of author-submitted Featured Viewpoints articles brings a new dimension to the legal news platform by providing readers with perspectives from industry leaders applying Docket Alarm analytics data. The articles will showcase legal insights and data-backed predictions, provide deep analysis on industry-specific issues, and project how litigation trends will affect industries in the future.

In the last decade firms have evolved from single practice area teams to practice and industry teams, landing new clients. For example, firms have developed energy practice groups that includes M&A, Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property and Tax in addition to oil and gas experts. “Law Street Media helps those industry teams at law firms secure new clients by taking a holistic, interdisciplinary focus,” said Steve Errick, Fastcase COO and veteran of the legal publishing industry. “Legal news leads to business.”

Law Street’s content, including the collection of Featured Viewpoints articles, is available for free, without paywalls, ad bloat, or article limits. Every article also links to relevant court filings and dockets for free. In addition to reading legal news online at http://www.lawstreetmedia.com, readers can subscribe for customized daily delivery of new stories at https://lawstreetmedia.com/subscribe-lsm/.

The initial Featured Viewpoints articles feature insights from a variety of authors, including attorneys from AmLaw 100 firms, such as Ogletree Deakins, to partners at industry specialty boutiques, as well as industry experts, such as Tom Hagy, Editor in Chief of the Journal of Emerging Issues in Litigation.

Furthering Law Street’s mission to provide news that leads to business, submitting authors receive visibility and recognition for their legal insights to an audience of over 80,000 readers, which includes their peers in the legal market, industry leaders, and potential clients.

Law Street Media’s seamless integration with Fastcase and Docket Alarm surfaces breaking case law and key litigation filings. Readers may also benefit from access to Docket Alarm’s Alerts and Analytics Center, which allows users to easily set up litigation alerts via their Docket Alarm accounts.

Users can easily set alerts to track companies they’re interested in or follow competing law firms. Readers can leverage Fastcase’s wealth of real-time docket, litigation, and analytics information to create legal news that generates business for its users.

“The Law Street team is delighted to share the viewpoints of some of the best and brightest in the legal industry,” said David Nayer, Editor in Chief of Law Street Media. “It’s a perfect complement to our day-to-day news content, and brings us closer to being the one-stop shop for all the legal news any lawyer needs.”

About Law Street Media
Law Street Media publishes legal news that leads to business. The news service was founded by legal journalist John Jenkins in 2013 and acquired by Fastcase in 2018. The reboot of Law Street complements Fastcase’s goal of democratizing the law and providing a smarter approach to legal research. Law Street’s industry-by-industry approach keeps the focus of news stories on clients. For more information, follow Law Street Media on Twitter @LawStreetMedia or visit lawstreetmedia.com.

About Docket Alarm
Docket Alarm is a national leader in docket research and legal analytics. Docket Alarm leverages a library of hundreds of millions of litigation records, as well as unique machine learning and natural language processing tools. The Docket Alarm API gives firms and companies the ability to leverage a giant database of PACER cases, alerting capabilities, and analysis in bulk. Docket Alarm was acquired by Fastcase in January 2018, and continues to be a disruptor in the legal analytics market. Follow Docket Alarm on Twitter @DocketAlarm.

About Fastcase
Fastcase is a leading legal publisher that democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Fastcase is a comprehensive research suite of primary law, treatises, legal blogs, analytics, workflow tools, and legal news. Founded in 1999, the service has more than 1.1 million subscribers from around the world. Fastcase is an American company based in Washington, D.C. For more information, follow Fastcase on Twitter @Fastcase or visit fastcase.com.

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