Above the Law calls itself a legal tabloid. Its focus is legal gossip.
Author: David Lat (who also authors Supreme Ambitions), is the blog's founder and managing editor. Elie Ying Mystal is editor, and Joe Patrice and Staci Zaretsky are assistant editors; all also contribute to Above the Law: Redline. Contributors include Carolyn Elefant, a Washington, D.C., solo who also authors My Shingle and contributes to Small Firm Innovation; Mark Herrmann, vice president and chief counsel-litigation at Aon; and Matt Kaiser, a federal criminal defense attorney in Washington, D.C., who also authors The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog;