This Week in Legal Blogging

This Week in Legal Blogging with Bob Ambrogi is a weekly show on Facebook Live and Twitter in which we sit down with some of the most accomplished bloggers around and hear about what works for them.

The sole editor of Venable‘s renowned advertising blog, Leonard Gordon has experience working for the Federal Trade Commission where he managed case selection and supervision of all attorneys, investigators, and support personnel. He applies this management and leadership skill to All About Advertising Law ,which boasts multiple authors and covers everything from claim substantiation to web marketing. Leonard joins us for This Week in Legal Blogging to discuss being the editor of a multi-authored…
Sandra Edelman is a Dorsey & Whitney partner, specializing in copyright, trademark, and advertising matters. She also works with Dorsey’s Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group, drawing on her practicing experience to help develop legal strategy. Sandra is also the co-creator and co-editor of the heavily praised IP law blog TheTCMA.com, which focuses on these same areas of law. Episode Summary: Sandra discusses how her blog got started, her initial misgivings, and why they went…
Jamie LaPlante is a labor and employment attorney in Columbus, Ohio for Bailey Cavalieri. Jamie represents and advises employers on a variety of legal matters, including compliance, discrimination, affirmative action, and more. She is also the author of the blog Ohio Employment Law Matters, a fairly new blog discussing labor, employment, affirmative action, and website accessibility law. Episode Summary: Bob and Jamie discuss the ways in which her work and blogging have changed…
Charles Sartain is the leader of Gray Reed‘s Energy Litigation Practice Group, focusing on complex energy disputes in Texas and Louisiana. He represents oil and gas producers and investors, midstream transportation operators, and mineral and royalty owners. Charles additionally handles commercial disputes for health care providers, as well as other sects of business law. He is the author of Energy & The Law, a blog focused on legal updates in the energy industry.…
David F. Johnson is a practicing Winstead trial and appellate lawyer who has worked on financial litigation for his entire legal career. He is also the author  of the Texas Fiduciary Litigator Blog, which reports on legal cases and issues impacting the fiduciary field in Texas. Episode Summary: David sits down with Bob Ambrogi to discuss his legal focus in fiduciary law and what experience has been blogging in this niche. He discusses the…
On This Week in Legal Blogging, Bob Ambrogi sat down with Canadian employment law blogger Lisa Stam. Lisa is the founder of SpringLaw—an entirely virtual law firm—as well as the author of Employment and Human Rights in Canada, an 11-year-old legal blog. She practices all aspects of employment law and takes a special interest in technology in the workplace, regularly advises clients on related issues. Episode Summary: Lisa discusses her virtual law…
Appellate lawyer Kirk Jenkins writes two analytic blogs that cover two different states, California Supreme Court Review and Illinois Supreme Court Review. Senior Counsel at Arnold and Porter, Kirk joined This Week in Legal Blogging with Bob Ambrogi. Kirk’s practice focuses on antitrust and constitutional law, as well as price fixing, class certification, and more. Episode Summary Kirk discusses what exactly appellate analytics entails and how this niche can be so incredibly helpful…
Peter A. Mahler, business divorce and commercial litigation attorney, of Farrell Fritz  joined This Week in Legal Blogging with Bob Ambrogi. He represents control and non-control owners and often works with family-owned businesses. He is also the author of the 13-year-old New York Business Divorce Blog. Peter loves writing and has received several accolades for his work with law reviews in addition to his practice. Episode Summary Peter discusses the nature of his…
On This Week in Legal Blogging, Bob Ambrogi sat down with Shipman & Goodwin lawyer Dan Schwartz. Dan is no stranger to the world of blogging—he has been running the accolade-winning Connecticut Employment Blog since 2007. Dan set out to blog about noteworthy developments for employers in Connecticut as part of his mission to make a name for himself as a premier lawyer. Outside of his blog, Dan represents clients on a variety of…
On This Week in Legal Blogging, Bob Ambrogi sits down with Jean O’Grady, founder of Dewey B Strategic—which will celebrate its tenth birthday early next year. Jean is the Senior Director of Research and Knowledge at DLA Piper, a title she has held for 13 years. Noticing a lack of women bloggers in the space, Jean decided to start Dewey B Strategic in part to fill that gap as well as be a voice and…