ALM Nominated for 15 Neal Awards for National Business Journalism Excellence

NEW YORK – February 14, 2013 – ALM Media’s national and regional legal publications were honored as finalists in 15 categories for the 59th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards.

Known as “the Pulitzer Prizes of the business media,” the Neal Awards are given by trade association American Business Media (ABM). They are regarded as the business-to-business industry’s most prestigious and sought-after editorial honors. The judging panel, chaired by Diana Henriques of the New York Times, selected the finalists from an original pool of 640 entries. The winners will be announced on March 12th during ABM’s annual Neal Awards ceremony at Pier Sixty in New York City.

The Neal Awards are divided into three “classes” based on the revenues generated by the publication (Class A is the smallest, Class C is the largest). ALM’s legal journalism was recognized in a wide range of categories, including the following:

  •        Best News Coverage (Class C) – The Am Law Daily (Coverage of Dewey & LeBoeuf)
  •        Best Commentary (Class B) – Corporate Counsel (James Haggerty)
  •        Best Profile (Class A) – Law Technology News (“Act Two”)
  •        Best Profile (Class C) – The American Lawyer (“Tell Us How You Really Feel, Leo”)
  •        Best Single Article (Class C) – The American Lawyer (“A Heavy Burden”)
  •        Best Single Article (Class C) – The American Lawyer (“House of Cards”)
  •        Best Subject-Related Series (Class C) – The National Law Journal (“NLJ 250/350”)
  •        Best Single Issue of a Tabloid/Newspaper (Class A) -- Texas Lawyer (April 30, 2012)
  •        Best Single Issue of a Tabloid/Newspaper (Class A) -- Texas Lawyer (October 15, 2012)
  •        Best Single Issue of a Tabloid/Newspaper (Class C) – The National Law Journal (July 2, 2012)
  •        Best Single Issue of a Tabloid/Newspaper (Class C) – The National Law Journal (NLJ 250 – Regional Report)
  •        Best Single Issue of a Magazine (Class B) – Corporate Counsel (November 2012)
  •        Best Single Issue of a Magazine (Class C) – The American Lawyer (March 2012)
  •        Best Range of Work by a Single Author (Class C) – The American Lawyer (Julie Triedman)
  •        Best Newsletter (Class C) – Delaware Business Court Insider

Established in 1955, the Jesse H. Neal Awards recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. The awards are named after ABM’s first managing director, who remained active in promoting the industry throughout his life. The Neal Awards are presented annually to those editors who have submitted entries exhibiting journalistic enterprise, service to the field and editorial craftsmanship.

Entries are divided into three classifications according to the publication’s advertising and circulation revenue, with 13 editorial categories within each size classification and seven categories that do not require revenue figures. Material must have been published between December 1, 2011, and November 30, 2012.

ALM, an integrated media company, is a leading provider of specialized business news, research and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors. ALM’s market-leading brands include The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel, GlobeSt.com, Insight Conferences, Law.com, Law Journal Press, Law Technology News, LegalTech, The National Law Journal and Real Estate Forum. Headquartered in New York City, ALM was formed in 1997. For more information, visit www.alm.com.

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Media Contact:

Daryn Teague

Teague Communications

661.297.5292 or dteague@teaguecommunications.com