Press Release

ALM Announces the Launch of Legal Radar

Premier legal media publisher combines the insight and experience of ALM journalists with artificial intelligence in a groundbreaking news offering.

New York, NY – February 25, 2020 – ALM announces the launch of Legal Radar, a first-of-its-kind website and app that leverages AI technology to provide a faster and more personalized legal news and information experience. The new product builds on ALM’s award-winning journalism and propels the company forward in its mission to deliver the news and insights that give busy legal professionals a competitive edge.

Legal Radar is a customizable, continuously updated news source for new lawsuits, federal litigation trends, breaking news, and the latest headlines from across the network. First-time users are guided through simple steps to personalize their news feed by following key industries, practice areas, law firms, companies and regions. Future releases will offer expanded coverage of litigation as well as new content for transactional lawyers.

This new ALM offering is ideal for business litigators as well as legal professionals who want to keep up with industry and practice area trends, set alerts for clients or peer law firms, and cut through information overload. Legal Radar was also designed with law firm knowledge management and business development teams in mind as a gateway to legal news and intelligence that will generate new business opportunities.

“By leveraging AI and real-time data analysis, we are exponentially increasing the reach and power of the ALM newsroom and providing readers with essential information that they can act on faster than through traditional news channels,” notes Vanessa Blum, ALM Director of Newsroom Innovation. “This is just the beginning of a new approach to journalism from the ALM Global Newsroom that combines human experience, judgment and insight with the latest technology to better serve readers.”

Legal Radar’s mobile-friendly interface is easy to scroll and scan on the go, making it an ideal tool for legal professionals to access while commuting, between meetings or at the end of the day. Legal Radar users have the ability to set alerts for companies or law firms they are following that will notify them within minutes of a new lawsuit being filed. Users are empowered to act on new information by sharing it, saving it to review or using it to connect with colleagues and clients.

“The faster you know, the faster you can act on it”, said Richard Caruso, Vice President and General Manager, Global Legal News. “Legal Radar, combined with’s industry-leading media platform powering over 20 global, national and regional award-winning legal publications, provides our readers with the most comprehensive coverage of the global legal industry available.”

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