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Lawyer, Journalist, Consultant, Provocateur


Monica Bay will be retiring from her position as editor-in-chief of Law Technology News, effective Feb. 5, after 30 years with ALM.

A member of the California Bar, she was a civil litigator for two years before joining ALM's San Francisco office in 1985. She served as a senior editor at The Recorder newspaper and with Counsel Connect ( A frequent speaker, she has been quoted in numerous publications including The New York Times. In her spare time, she helped The Late Show with David Letterman establish its first website on AOL.

She moved to New York in 1998 to edit LTN. Her team has won 53 journalism awards, from American Business Media, the American Society of Business Publications Editors, and others.

She is a rabid New York Yankee fan, and lives in Manhattan and Lakeville, CT.

Photo: Maggie Soladay, ALM