Who we are
Law Street Media aims to revolutionize legal news by providing smart, accessible, and practical content in a modern way. Using the latest in research and analytics tools, our content is ahead of the curve and enriched with the latest insights – and we’re just getting started.
David NayerEditor in Chief
David Nayer is the Editor in Chief of Law Street Media. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, David began his career at Fastcase as a reference attorney. David was a copy editor at The Michigan Daily student newspaper. He was born in Detroit and resides in Washington, DC.
Castro DuvallDigital Marketing Project Manager
John A. JenkinsFounder
John A. Jenkins is a journalist, author and entrepreneur. He founded Law Street Media in 2013. Prior to that, he served for 15 years as President & Publisher of CQ Press and created First Street, a pioneering web-based political intelligence platform. His most recent book, The Partisan: The Life of William Rehnquist, was an Editor's Choice of The New York Times Book Review. He is also a four-time recipient of the American Bar Association's Gavel Award Certificate of Merit, one of the highest awards in legal journalism, for his coverage of law and the courts.
Kirsten graduated from Villanova University with a B.A. in Communication, specializing in Journalism. She previously worked at Blue360 Media as an Associate Editor.
Emily graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Communications and News Media. She has worked as a legal assistant and completed political journalism internships at Deseret News and BuzzFeed. Emily is excited to be writing for Law Street Media and reporting on legal news.
Born in Milwaukee, Emma graduated in 2020 from Marquette University with a degree in anthropology. She was a copy editor — and, eventually, copy chief — for the Marquette Tribune throughout her four years. Consequently, she has an excess of arbitrary knowledge related to English language mechanics and AP Style that serves her well as a copy editor/page designer for Shaw Media Illinois, as a health care reporter for Law Street and as an unpaid editing consultant for her friends and family.
Ken is Fastcase’s Reference Attorney for the West Coast, in addition to his work with Law Street. Originally from Duck, NC in the Outer Banks, Ken now lives in Portland, OR. Ken received his law degree from the UNC Chapel-Hill School of Law and his Master’s in Education from Georgetown. When not talking about legal research during work hours, he grows tomatoes, pretends to cook well, and reads about legal research via secondary sources about statutes, legal blogs, and appellate opinions.
Carter graduated from the College of Charleston with a BA in English, where he interned in the College’s Office of Communications. At Law Street Media, he covers issues surrounding tech law and cybersecurity.
Christina Tabacco graduated from The George Washington University Law School and subsequently practiced antitrust and employment law in San Francisco. Since then, Christina has moved to South Africa. She particularly enjoys reporting on the intersection of technology and healthcare with antitrust.
Erin Page is senior law librarian and reference attorney with Fastcase, in addition to her work with Law Street. Erin is a graduate of the William and Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law, where she received honors in Legal Practice. She also received a BA in Classics from St John's College, Annapolis, and a Master's degree in Legal Library Science from Catholic University. Prior to working with Fastcase, Erin worked for 8 years as an attorney with Convergent in Insurance Mediation and as company trainer/ CLE coordinator.