Advertising Specifications

The Federal Lawyer Advertising Specifications

Trim Size: 8.18” x 10.87” Binding: Perfect Bound • Printing: Web press • Line screen: 133 Resolution: 1270 dpi • All ads are full color (4CP).

Accepted Materials
A press-optimized PDF with fonts embedded (at least 300 dpi) is the preferred format for advertising materials; other formats accepted include a 300 dpi TIFF or an EPS file (with fonts converted to outlines). Any intervention required to convert files, replace fonts, etc., will result in charges to the advertiser. Materials should be submitted via email to yperezdeleon@ Art received that does not fit specifications will be adjusted in size at advertiser’s cost. The Federal Lawyer will not be responsible for ad reproduction quality if ad material fails to conform to stated specifications.

Terms and Conditions
As publisher, the Federal Bar Association reserves the right to hold advertisers and/or their advertising agencies jointly and severally liable for money due and payable to the publisher. Advertisers who do not fulfill their insertion schedule will be subject to a short-rate adjustment. All changes to insertion orders must be submitted in writing and received by issue closing date. If new ad materials are not received by the according to the requirements stated above, publisher reserves the right to repeat previous ad. Interest will be charged on overdue accounts at the rate of 1.5 percent per month (18 percent annually).

Proper notification will be given to all advertisers of any changes to the established advertising rates. Contracts may be canceled at the time the change in rates becomes effective without incurring a short-rate adjustment, provided that the contract rate has been earned up to the date of cancellation. Advertisers will be rebated within a 12-month period from the date of the first insertion, they have used sufficient additional space to warrant a lower rate than that at which they have been billed. The publisher is not liable for delays in delivery and/or non-delivery in the event of an Act of God, action by any government or quasi-government entity, fire, flood, insurrection, riot, explosion, embargo, strikes whether legal or illegal, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work, slow-down, or any condition beyond the control of the publisher affecting production or delivery in any manner.
The advertiser and agency agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Federal Bar Association from any and all liability for content of advertisements printed (including text, illustrations, representations, sketches, maps, trademarks, labels, or other copyrighted matter), or the unauthorized use of any person's name or photograph, arising from the publisher's reproduction and publication of such advertisements pursuant to the advertiser's or agency's order. Publisher's liability for any error shall not exceed the charge for the advertisement in question. The Federal Bar Association and its editorial board reserve the right to reject, discontinue, or omit any advertising determined not to be in keeping with the standards and purposes of the publication. The publisher also reserves the right to place the word "advertisement" on copy that resembles editorial matter. These rights shall not be deemed to have been waived by acceptance or actual use of any advertising matter. Failure by publisher to insert advertisement in any particular issue or issues shall not constitute a breach of contract. Advertisements omitted from any particular issue or issues shall be made up or rate adjusted. In no event shall publisher be liable for any other damages, including but not limited to consequential damages.

By placing a paid advertisement in The Federal Lawyer, advertisers agree to the terms and conditions set forth herein. No conditions other than those set forth herein shall be binding on the publisher unless specifically agreed to in writing by the publisher. The Federal Lawyer will not be bound by any conditions appearing on insertion orders or copy instructions submitted by or on behalf of the advertiser when such conditions conflict with any provision contained in its rate card or with its policies.