"Above (and Beyond) the Law: Biglaw, Blogging, and the Future of Law and Media," a talk by David Lat, founding editor of Above the Law
Sponsored by the Vanderbilt chapter of the Federalist Society.
David Lat, founding editor of Above the Law (ATL), went from practicing law to blogging about it. He will offer his reflections on the media's effect on the legal profession and the future of the legal profession.
In addition to his contributions to ATL, Lat’s writing has also appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the New York Observer, Washingtonian magazine, and New York magazine, among other publications. Prior to ATL, Lat worked as a federal prosecutor in Newark, New Jersey; a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, in New York; and a law clerk to Judge Diarmuid F. O'Scannlain, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. David graduated from Harvard College, magna cum laude, and Phi Beta Kappa, and Yale Law School, where he served as book reviews editor of the Yale Law Journal. He has received several awards for his work on ATL, including recognition as an ABA Journal Legal Rebel, a group of innovators within the legal profession, and inclusion as a member of the Fastcase 50, "the fifty most interesting, provocative, and courageous leaders in the world of law, scholarship, and legal technology."
|Date: Nov 06, 2012|
Time: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM