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Dan Abrams            

Chief Legal Affairs Anchor, ABC News; Founder, Abrams Media

Dan is the founder of the Abrams Media Network, which includes Mediaite.com, The Law&Crime Network and LawandCrime.com, TheMarySue.com and created and sold Sportsgrid.com.

He is also a best-selling author, the Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News and the host of the hit show LivePD on A&E Network.

Previously, Dan served as the General Manager of MSNBC where he defined the network as “The Place for Politics”. During his tenure, the network saw its most significant ratings and profit gains to date. He also hosted “The Abrams Report”, a nightly legal affairs program, and the acclaimed “Verdict with Dan Abrams”. Additionally, and most recently, he was the co-anchor of “Nightline” on ABC News.​

His latest book is Lincoln’s Last Trial, The Murder Case That Propelled Him to The Presidency.

Speech Topics

Social Media Strategy in Today's Business World

The media landscape has experienced a revolution which has profound implications for how businesses reach their customers. While the traditional objectives of businesses remain the same to build brand identity, develop customer loyalty, and communicate with investors social media has introduced powerful new, and cost-effective tools to achieve these age-old goals. Dan's firm Abrams Research has become a social media leader, advising top corporations on how to adapt to this shifting landscape in order to not just survive, but thrive, in these challenging times. Abrams Research's Social Media Guide for Businesses has become a must read for many of America's largest businesses trying to make social media work for them.

On the Law and In the News

From todays biggest trials and headlines to President Obama and his relationship with the courts, Dan Abrams covers it all. Abrams provides insightful analysis on current events, the law and the highest profile cases getting the attention of media.

Media & the Courtroom

The Abrams Report

Issues Facing the Nation Today

Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt that Women Are Better at Just About Everything,

Covering the Courts: The Convergence of Law & Media in Today’s Highest Profile Cases

Join keynote speaker and Good Morning America legal analyst Dan Abrams as he gives an insider’s view of today’s hottest cases and the media’s effect on them. Jodi Arias, Casey Anthony, Amanda Knox—these are names that we know only because the media decided their trials were newsworthy. How did the attention these cases received affect their outcomes and the general perception of justice in the courts? How has media coverage of legal cases evolved over time? As a lawyer and media insider, Dan Abrams brings a unique and dynamic perspective to this topic. Don't miss his fascinating discussion of the media's impact on how we view the legal system and today's headline cases.


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