News and Events

January 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Our first meeting of 2018 will feature the editors of Above the Law, a merry band that has been watching our industry with tough reporting, humor and verve for years. The off-the-record give-and-take will have plenty of time for questions, and even more for answers.

Join us as our friend Lauren Hughes and Ropes & Gray host and feed us, all for a staggering cost of no dollars and no cents.

RSVP below right away, in case space is limited (but don't if you're NOT COMING).

What: LFMP January, Featuring Above the Law
When: Wednesday, January 24, 6:30 to 8:30 Pm
Where: Ropes & Gray, 1211 Sixth Avenue (all right, Avenue of the Americas)
Eats: Of course

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Whats: LFMP January: Featuring Above the Law

When: January 24, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

January 23, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Please join members of LFMP-DC on January 23 for an exciting panel discussion with professionals from The National Law Journal.

Editor-in-Chief Lisa Helem, Supreme Court reporter Tony Mauro, and regulatory reporter C. Ryan Barber will discuss news developments along with tips about pitching and working with this ALM publication. 
 
Ben Harris, Director of Communications at Akin Gump, will serve as moderator. Please direct any questions you may have in advance to Erin West and we’ll make sure they get addressed.
 
Date: January 23, 2018
Time: 12 PM – 1:30 PM EST
Lunch provided by our generous host, Akin Gump
1333 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
 
Please RSVP by Friday, January 19 to Erin West

Whats: LFMP-DC January Program Featuring the National Law Journal

When: January 23, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

November 30, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Join LFMP Boston for an evening with Boston Globe business journalists Jon Chesto and Rob Weisman. Partake in a discussion on the intersection of law and business in the media as you learn more about their beats, how they decide what to write, and how they use lawyers as sources.

Location
Todd & Weld LLP
1 Federal Street, 27th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Please check-in with photo ID at the security desk.

A Special Thanks to Boston LFMP Host and Event Sponsor:

Todd and Weld LLP

And Another Special Thanks to the Liberty Square Group
for libations and victuals:
Liberty Square Group

RSVP to Claire Papanastasiou at Matter Communications, Clairep@matternow.com

Matter

LFMP Boston Board
Konstantin Shishkin – Goodwin Procter LLP
Judy Rakowsky – Liberty Square Group
Claire Papanastasiou – Matter Communications
Allison McClain – Nixon Peabody LLP
Paul Boynton – Todd & Weld LLP
Lisa Murray – Trevi Communications

 

Whats: Boston LFMP: An evening with Boston Globe business journalists Jon Chesto and Rob Weisman

When: November 30, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

November 29, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

On Wednesday, November 29, we are bringing together a panel of communications pros to discuss self-generated PR. How do you generate exposure for your firm when the media will not or cannot cover whatever your story is? Join us for an interactive and lively discussion that will touch on social media, leveraging content, how smaller firms can break through and be heard, brand journalism, and other aspects of our ever-evolving roles as media professionals. Our panelists are Lisa Cooms (Director of Business Development & Marketing at Cohen & Gresser), Josh Epstein (Director of Communications at DLA Piper), and Andrew Longstreth (Senior Content and Client Strategist at Infinite). They bring perspectives from smaller firms to mega firms, as well as the role of an outside content provider. Amy Fantini, Director of Communications at Weil, will moderate the discussion.

Our host is Lisa Cooms and Cohen & Gresser at 800 Third Avenue.

What: Self-generated PR and Leveraging Content

Who: Lisa Cooms (Director of Business Development & Marketing at Cohen & Gresser), Josh Epstein (Director of Communications at DLA Piper), and Andrew Longstreth (Senior Content and Client Strategist at Infinite)

When: Wednesday, November 29 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Cohen & Gresser, 800 Third Avenue

Eats: Yes – thanks to Lisa Cooms and Cohen & Gresser!

Why: In furtherance of our noble profession

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Whats: LFMP November 29: Self-generated PR and Leveraging Content

When: November 29, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

November 9, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

The next LFMP London event will be on Thursday 9th November, kindly hosted by Travers Smith.

This month our guest will be Barney Thompson, legal correspondent at The Financial Times.

Barney will be talking to us about his role at The FT and his “first hundred days” as the new legal correspondent. He’ll also be giving his own insight of the good, the bad and the ugly of legal PRs, working with lawyers, and what’s driving the news agenda for him.

The event is free to attend, will take place under the Chatham House Rule and, as ever, questions and debate from the floor will be encouraged.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to LFMPlondon@infiniteglobal.com.

Whats: LFMP London: Meet Barney Thompson, Legal Correspondent, The Financial Times

When: November 9, 2017 - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Where:

Travers Smith, 10 Snow Hill, London EC1A 2AL

October 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Whats: Boston LFMP: Oct. 17 – Meet the legal beat reporter and the editor of the Boston Business Journal

When: October 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Where: Massachusetts Bar Association, 20 West St., Boston- 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Come hear from BBJ Editor Doug Banks and Law and Money Reporter Greg Ryan

What kind of stories is the BBJ looking for?

What to pitch

What not to pitch

Changes afoot in the BBJ’s approach

RSVP to Judy Rakowsky at Liberty Square Group, rakowsky@libertysquaregroup.com

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