“Well-researched and illuminating” — Thomas Byrne Edsall, NY Times columnist and professor at Columbia University School of Journalism.
“An engaging and well-written book that illuminates Nixon through the exploration of the midpoint of his career” — Kirkus Reviews
“[I]t deserves consideration in competition with John Farrell’s or Evan Thomas’s recent, massive Nixon biographies” — Choice Reviews.
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Victor Li is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in Chicago. He is the author of the book Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White House. He is currently an assistant managing editor with the ABA Journal, covering the business of law and legal technology. He periodically co-hosts podcasts under the auspices of Legal Talk Network. He previously worked at ALM Media Properties in New York City for over three years, serving as a staff reporter for Law Technology News and The American Lawyer. His work has also been featured in Corporate Counsel, The Am Law Daily, The New York Law Journal, The National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer and The Litigation Daily, as well as The Utica Observer Dispatch, The Huffington Post, The Columbia Journalist, Amherst Magazine, Soccerlens, and The Berkshire Eagle.
He has an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, a J.D. from Tulane University Law School and a B.A. in history from Amherst College. He lives in Chicago with his wife, son and dog. (More)
Victor spearheaded the ABA Journal's annual State of the Profession feature. This year's statistical dive focused on the ongoing lack of diversity within the legal industry.
Additionally, he edited the Business of Law section, which included stories about the future of email and law firm burnout advisers. He also edited a National Pulse story examining laws banning social media sites from regulating political content and the First Amendment.
Victor edited a feature examining alternatives and possible changes to the traditional bar exam.
Additionally, Victor edited the Business of Law section, which included stories about novel legal issues in the metaverse and the paralegal hiring boom. He also edited the National Pulse section, which examined TikTok's influence on the Amber Heard/Johnny Depp libel trial and the future of mandatory arbitration provisions in contracts.
For the ABA Journal's annual "Law and Pop Culture" issue, Victor pitched and reported a cover story examining sleazy, incompetent lawyers in pop culture and how they shape and form public perceptions. He also wrote a sidebar about infamous law firms in pop culture.
Additionally, he edited the Business of Law section, which included stories about how law firms are using wellness offerings to recruit lawyers and the resurgence of QR codes.