Press Release

ALM Publications Wins 19 Azbee Awards in 2017

The American Lawyer, The Legal Intelligencer, National Underwriter Property & Casualty and Law.com Publications Win Awards in Design, Print and Online Categories

NEW YORK, NY – May 24, 2017 –ALM walked away with 19 awards from the American Society for Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) Regional and National Awards including The American Lawyer’s 2016 May, June and July issues winning Magazine of the Year Top 10 Award. Additional Azbee awards included 14 in print categories, 2 from design categories, 2 in online categories and 1 excellence award.

For more information on the regional and national winners visit: http://www.asbpe.org/azbee-awards/

ASBPE is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors, writers, art directors, and designers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press. The annual Awards of Excellence competition recognizes the best in editorial, design, and online achievement in magazines, newsletters, and digital media — web sites, e-newsletters, digital magazines, and blogs.

For the Azbee National Awards, ALM’s publications won the following:

  • The American Lawyer: Magazine of the Year Top 10 Award for the 2016 May, June and July issues in the print category by The American Lawyer editorial staff.
  • National Underwriter Property & Casualty: A National Gold Award for Best Infographics in the design category – “The Chalkboard,” a monthly infographic feature by Tim Schafer, Art Director National Underwriter Property & Casualty.
  • The American Lawyer: A National Silver Award for Best Single Topic Coverage by a Team in the print category – “Special Report: Retirement,” in the publication’s September 2016 issue by Julie Triedman, Senior Writer, MP McQueen, Deputy Editor, Regulatory, Chris Johnson, Chief European Correspondent, and Katelyn Polantz, Data Editor, Business of Law, The American Lawyer.
  • Law.com: A National Bronze Award for Best Impact Investigating in the online category – “ADR Business Wake up to Glaring Deficit of Diversity” by Ben Hancock, Reporter, Law.com.
  • The American Lawyer: A National Bronze Award for Best Original Research in the print category “Carrying the Ball,” in the publication’s October 2016 issue by Chris Johnson, Chief European Correspondent, The American Lawyer.

For the Azbee Regional Awards, ALM’s various publications won the following:

  • National Underwriter Property & Casualty: A Gold Award for Best Infographics in the design category – “The Chalkboard,” a monthly infographic feature by Tim Schafer, Art Director National Underwriter Property & Casualty.
  • The American Lawyer: A Gold Award for Best How-To Article in the print category – “Does Your Website Work for Women?” in the publication’s December 2016 issue by Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio, Contributing Writer.
  • National Underwriter Property & Casualty: A Gold Award for Best Impact Investigating in the online category – “ADR Business Wake up to Glaring Deficit of Diversity” by Ben Hancock, Reporter, Law.com.
  • National Underwriter Property & Casualty: A Silver Award for Best Front Cover Photo in the design – “Iron Man,” in the publication’s May 2016 cover by Tim Schafer, Art Director National Underwriter Property &
  • The American Lawyer: A Silver Award for Best Original Research in the print category “Carrying the Ball,” in the publication’s October 2016 issue by Chris Johnson, Chief European Correspondent, The American Lawyer.
  • The American Lawyer: A Silver Award for Best Special Section in the print category – “Special Report: Pro Bono,” in the publication’s July 2016 issue by Susan Beck, Senior Writer, Julie Triedman, Senior Writer, MP McQueen, Deputy Editor, Regulatory, Scott Flaherty, Staff Reporter, Nell Gluckman, Staff Reporter, Jennifer Henderson, Staff Reporter and Zachary Melvin Editorial Intern with The American Lawyer.
  • The American Lawyer: A Silver Award for Best Company Profile in the print category – “Irell at a Crossroads,” in the publication’s August 2016 issue by Susan Beck, Senior Writer, The American Lawyer.
  • The American Lawyer: A Silver Award for Best Single Topic Coverage by a Team in the print category – “Special Report: Retirement,” in the publication’s September 2016 issue by Julie Triedman, Senior Writer, MP McQueen, Deputy Editor, Regulatory, Chris Johnson, Chief European Correspondent, and Katelyn Polantz, Data Editor, Business of Law, The American Lawyer.
  • The Recorder: A Silver Award for Best Feature Article in the print category – “Backlash” by Ben Hancock, Reporter, Law.com.
  • The Recorder: A Silver Award for Individual Profile in the print category – “The Great Dissenter”, by Scott Graham, Appellate Reporter, The Recorder.
  • The Recorder: A Silver Award for Award of Excellence – “Patent Pit Bulls” by Scott Graham, Appellate Reporter and Lisa Shuchman Senior Editor, International and Business of Law
  • National Underwriter Property & Casualty: A Bronze Award for Best Individual Profile in the print category – “The Architect,” by Shawn Moynihan, Editor-in-Chief and Tim Schafer, Art Director National Underwriter Property &
  • The Legal Intelligencer: A Bronze Awards for Best Feature Series in the print category – “Hire Profits” by Reporter Lizzy McLellan, Editor Gina Passarella, The Legal Intelligencer
  • The American Lawyer: A Bronze Award for Best Regular Column, Staff Written in the print category – The Global Lawyer: “Walking a Tightrope” and “In Praise of Cyber Lawfare”, in the publication’s June 2016 and September 2016 issues by Michael D. Goldhaber, Senior International Correspondent, The American Lawyer.

“We are honored to have won journalism and design awards with ASBPE both at the regional and national level,” said Molly Miller, Chief Content Officer at ALM. “We are proud of how our editorial teams, including our multi-media design team, continually strive for excellence in delivering the best insights and unique visual experience for our readers, such as these awards exemplify.”

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