Author Guidelines for Bloomberg Law Insights

Bloomberg Law Insights give readers an inside perspective on current events and issues impacting the legal industry and law practice—court cases, regulations, legislation, industry trends, and career topics. Our authors contribute a range of opinions, practical analysis, and news response.

Insights are conversational and accessible, and are widely read by attorneys, corporate executives, lobbyists, and government leaders. They appear on Bloomberg Law, the Bloomberg Terminal, and social media.

  • Articles are original and not previously published.
  • Word count is 700-900. Quick news takes may be shorter.
  • Submissions should include 1-2 sentence author bios and (already-cropped) headshots.
  • Drafts are due 1-2 weeks after pitch acceptance, or sooner upon request.
  • Limit 3 authors per Insight, listed alphabetically in the byline.
  • Authors receive a DocuSign agreement once pitch is accepted.
  • No footnote citations—in-text hyperlinks are acceptable.
  • Charts or graphs may be included.
  • We don’t feature external disclaimers or corporate entity acronyms.
  • Edits are shared ahead of publication, with a deadline to correct substance errors (style edits and headlines are final).

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