Press Release

ALM Announces the Launch of Radar Radar expands on ALM’s technology-driven legal news platform with the introduction of exclusive content on the latest corporate transactions.

New York, NY – November 9, 2020 – ALM, publisher of and The American Lawyer, today announces the launch of Radar—a fast-paced news source that empowers legal professionals to quickly keep up with new legal matters and practice area developments. By using Radar to follow relevant topics, lawyers can be first to know and first to act on critical information.

The new website and mobile experience bring the cutting edge technology and data processing of Legal Radar (launched in February 2020) under the umbrella and deepens its connection to ALM’s award winning newsroom.

With the launch of Radar, subscribers can now access exclusive updates on corporate transactions as part of a personalized Radar news feed. This expansion allows subscribers to track and get alerts on 33 industries, 20 practice areas and globe-spanning regions as well as thousands of companies and law firms.

“Radar builds on ALM and’s long tradition as the premier resource for legal professionals seeking deep insights and the necessary intelligence to compete in today’s legal market,” said Richard Caruso, Vice President and General Manager, Global Legal News. “With Radar’s customizable news feed and alerts, subscribers are first to know what is driving litigation and deals in the sectors where their clients operate and compete.” Radar’s corporate deal content includes the latest mergers and acquisitions, venture financings, private equity deals, securities offerings, real estate transactions and more. Designed to help lawyers follow the deals that are most relevant to their practices and clients, each Radar blip delivers key facts, highlights the legal advisers, and links to related resources.

Successful lawyers know that they need to stay ahead of industry trends. Radar’s expansion to corporate practices—combined with its extensive federal litigation coverage—provides the full scope of information that is vital to attorneys, whether they are working in law firms or in-house legal departments. 

“Our mission with Radar is to get actionable information to legal practitioners as fast as possible, so they can take the next step—whether it’s making a call to a client or flagging an emerging risk area,” notes Vanessa Blum, Executive Editor of Radar. “We know that lawyers need ongoing awareness of what’s happening in key client sectors and that’s why we’re excited to expand Radar to cover corporate transactions.” subscribers will be provided access to Radar’s premium content and features at no additional charge. A free version of Radar, with limited features, is also available.

To learn more about Radar, visit 

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