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.

A “slash lawyer” who practices both labor and employment law as well as commercial litigation and products liability over at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, Will Manuel co-edits the firm’s Labor & Employment Insights blog and has been doing so since 2014—and maybe you recognize him from the creatively titled blog post, “Seventh Circuit Scrubs Attempted Snub of Arbitration of Grubhub Paystub Hubbub.” He joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging…
Nearly a decade ago, Tracey Diamond began the employment law blog, Hiring to Firing with her firm. Today, she still serves as the editor for Troutman Pepper’s blog—responsible for approving post ideas, looking over articles and ensuring the blog runs smoothly. She joins Colin O’Keefe on This Week in Legal Blogging to offer a look behind the curtains on how to run a successful legal blog. For weekly chats with the best bloggers in our…
As the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Farrell Fritz, Lee Peretz brings a fresh perspective to the world of legal blogging. He joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging to discuss the collaborative process of blogging, different ways to measure success and how Farrell Fritz is dedicated to helping the community “get to a better place tomorrow.” For weekly chats with the best bloggers in our community, with insight on what’s…
Bill Marler is one of the nation’s leading bloggers and food safety lawyers for a reason—he’s been going nonstop for nearly two decades now and has 12 blogs associated with his name. He joins Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging to discuss how he first got his start in the food safety and blogging world, as well as how his passion has allowed him to keep blogging over the years. For weekly chats…
Law blogging would not be where it is today without David Lat. Now running Original Jurisdiction on Substack, Lat joined Bob Ambrogi on This Week in Legal Blogging and expounds on his experience with the new platform as well as the long arc of his blogging career—from Underneath Their Robes to Above The Law to his interesting setup now. For weekly chats with the best bloggers in our community, with insight on what’s worked…
We love seeing people use blogging to do good in the world. On the latest episode of This Week in Legal Blogging, we’re joined by William Silverman—someone doing just that. Bill is a partner at Proskauer Rose who helps lead the huge firm’s pro bono efforts and serves as co-editor in chief of Proskauer For Good, the firm’s corporate social responsibility and pro bono blog. He joined Bob Ambrogi  to talk about the tough…
There may not be another law blog out there that covers a regulatory space better than Ballard Spahr‘s Consumer Finance Monitor. They cover the consumer finance space, and previously specifically the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, with an absolute force. As such, we’d be hard-pressed to find a better guest for the 40th episode of This Week in Legal Blogging. Alan Kaplinsky—the creator of the firm’s consumer finance practice group, a longtime editor…
It’s always fascinating to hear how lawyers ended up in the area of practice they did. It’s almost never a straight line. But the latest This Week in Legal Blogging guest has a backstory few can match. Dr. Nancy Halpern, at one time a practicing veterinarian, joined Bob Ambrogi to discuss how she came to practice animal law at Fox Rothschild and shared her insights on authoring their Animal Law Update blog. For weekly…
Kathryn Rattigan focuses her entire practice on data privacy and cybersecurity matters and has excelled in the space during her six years at Robinson Cole. She’s strengthened her expertise and gotten the chance to grow her practice even more with the firm’s blog, Data Privacy + Cybersecurity Insider. She’s been a regular contributor since the publication’s start—right around the same time she joined the firm. For weekly chats with the best bloggers in…
No matter what position you hold at your firm, you can always be the one to initiate your legal blogging journey. There are a million reasons to blog but only one attitude with which to do it. Whether you are trying to build a reputation, gain clients, or simply dump your thoughts, you need to blog with enthusiasm. Jennifer Mora is a Seyfarth Shaw attorney specializing in cannabis law who writes and now assistant edits…