The National Law Journal stands alone as the weekly newspaper legal professionals rely on for the latest news and analysis.

From Supreme Court rulings to complex litigation, we provide coverage of exceptional depth. Every issue features recent court decisions, jury verdicts and expert practitioner columns, as well as reports focusing on emerging trends. Since merging with Washington, D.C. based Legal Times, The National Law Journal has solidified its position as the powerhouse of breaking legal news that impacts the nation.

The National Law Journal is held by its readers to the highest standard and continues to be regarded by many as the industry’s finest weekly publication.

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Media Kit

Regular Columns and Features

  • Legal Times
    Washington, D.C. coverage, including the most recent developments from the Justice Department, Capitol Hill and more
  • News in Brief
    All the latest legal news of national significance
  • In-House Counsel Profiles
    Close-up look at prominent in-house attorneys
  • Movers
    Professional developments among the nation’s top legal leaders
  • Verdicts & Settlements
    Facts and figures on recently closed cases

Signature Issues

  • The NLJ 350 and NLJ 350 Regional Report
    Annual survey of the nation’s largest law firms
  • Who Represents Corporate America
    Rankings of the law firms most frequently called upon by the nation’s largest corporations
  • Plaintiff’s Hotlist
    Showcase of the law firms and attorneys with the most impressive victories in the past year

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The National Law Journal’s Website

NLJ.com provides up-to-the-minute news and insight our audience has come to rely upon. Every day, users visit NLJ.com to explore full-text case decisions, exclusive columns by industry-renowned lawyers and much more.

On the Site

  • Breaking updates of the news that matters most to legal professionals
  • Exclusive Web-only content featuring: Legal Business, Associate News, Supreme Court, Verdicts & Settlements and In Focus
  • Excerpts from the current week’s issue including top surveys such as the NLJ 350
  • Washington, D.C. news tab: Updated daily

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47,000+** Email Subscribers
Every morning, subscribers receive the top headlines from NLJ.com and access to exclusive editorial content.

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Transmitted daily in the afternoon, The Legal Times Afternoon Update features all the top headlines of the day from NLJ.com and gives subscribers access to exclusive editorial content.

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This highly anticipated eNewsletter includes exclusive data on high court practitioners, in-depth interviews with our pick for “Appellate Lawyer of the Week,” reviews of briefs filed at the Supreme Court and exclusive videos.

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The National Law Journal presents face-to-face events where general counsel, law practitioners, entrepreneurs and corporate executives come together to learn, network and transact business. ALM Events offer a range of opportunities for sponsors to reach qualified prospects.

America’s Most Influential General Counsel

The Legal Times Awards Dinners

The Legal Times Awards honors the Washington, D.C. lawyers who had the greatest impact on the Washington legal community over the last year with Washington’s In-House Counsel Legal Departments of the Year and Washington’s Litigation Departments of the Year

Regional NLJ Recognition Dinners & Receptions

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