UK: Jaffe and Mondaq Partner to provide powerful news tool for law firms and the media
Last Updated: 11 December 2002

LONDON; BETHESDA, Md. – Jaffe Associates, a leading business development consultancy for professional service firms, and Mondaq, an online network that distributes attorney-written content, are pleased to announce their partnership to offer a powerful news and business tool for both the legal marketplace and the media.

As of December 1, 2002, Jaffe will become Mondaq’s official vendor in many key U.S. markets, as well as Canada. The UK-based Mondaq has partnered with a vast network of business-to-business online databases and Web sites, including Reuters Business Briefing, Lexis Nexis, Butterworths, Bloomberg,, Factiva, and Dow Jones, to which it distributes articles written by contributing attorneys and other professionals. The service allows authors to directly reach a business audience eager for real-time perspectives on current issues in a variety of subject areas.

Jaffe’s clientele of attorneys will be able to contribute content to Mondaq. In addition, Mondaq content will be viewed by legal journalists worldwide via the Jaffe Legal News Service (JLNS) Web site (, which is used by media as a source for legal experts and story ideas. Select Mondaq content will also go out over the JLNS email, sent each week to hundreds of reporters and editors who have opted-in to receive the service.

“Business development is always imperative for law firms, and Mondaq is a key marketing resource ,” says Jay M. Jaffe, president and CEO of Jaffe Associates. “Mondaq’s network of business-to-business online databases and Web sites puts articles written by attorneys directly into the hands of potential clients, and then uses sophisticated monitoring to show authors who is reading their articles. There’s no guesswork left in the process. Combined with the content of JLNS, we’ve created a powerful business tool."

“Attorneys submitting articles to Mondaq will now be able to take advantage of the recognition that the JLNS has with the media as reliable resource for quality sources and story ideas,” said Charles Aspinwall, Mondaq’s Commercial Alliances Director. “The articles will have even greater impact, reaching potential clients through Mondaq, and raising each attorney’s profile as expert sources with the media.”

About Jaffe Associates

Established in 1979 in Washington, D.C., Jaffe Associates ( provides a wide range of business development services and products to professional services firms based in North America and Europe. As the business development consultancy for professionals and their firms, Jaffe helps clients tackle their most challenging and complex business development issues -- from the setting of clear goals through the completed implementation of numerous elements needed to grow and sustain business.

About Mondaq

Mondaq (, launched in August 1994 and based in London, is one of the most comprehensive electronic resources of professionals' knowledge and expertise. The company provides legal, regulatory and financial commentary and information supplied directly by hundreds of the world's leading professional advisors, covering over 70 countries. Mondaq offers contributors an outlet to distribute their knowledge to the world's leading online information databases.


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