Jeremy Blachman

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Jeremy Blachman
Born 1979
Occupation Novelist, Journalist, Columnist
Nationality American
Genre Sports, Entertainment, Business

Jeremy Blachman (born 1979), a 2005 graduate of Harvard Law School, is a journalist and the author of Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel.


Blachman graduated from Hunter College High School in 1996. He received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and currently lives in New York.

Anonymous Lawyer[edit]

Blachman started the Anonymous Lawyer blog in his second year at Harvard Law School[1] taking on the satirical persona of a law firm hiring partner".[2] After revealing his identity to the New York Times[1] he earned a book deal with Henry Holt to turn the blog into a novel.[3] Anonymous Lawyer: A Novel was published in hardcover in 2006, and then in paperback by Picador (imprint) in 2007.[4]

The book was in development for a sitcom adaptation at NBC.[5]

Anonymous Lawyer has been translated into Korean, Italian, Polish, Thai, Hebrew and Russian.[6]


Blachman's journalism and writing has appeared in McSweeney's,[7] FanGraphs,[8] the Wall Street Journal,[9][10][11][12][13][14][15] The New York Times,[16] The New Republic,[17][18] Moment,[19][20] Lusso,[21] Kveller,[22] The Bygone Bureau,[23][24] Splitsider,[25] Grin & Tonic,[26] Thought Catalog,[27] The Millions,[28] The Nervous Breakdown,[29] SparkLife[30] and LA Weekly.[31]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b Rimer, Sara (2004-12-26). "Revealing the Soul of a Soulless Lawyer". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Anonymous Lawyer: From Blog to Book". Anonymous Lawyer. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  3. ^ McClurg, Jocelyn (2006-07-20). "'Anonymous Lawyer' has fun with the firm". USA Today. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  4. ^ "Anonymous Lawyer on Amazon". Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  5. ^ "Development Update: July 24–28 (Weekly Round-Up)". The Futon Critic. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  6. ^ McClurg, Jocelyn (2006-07-20). "Formats et Editions: 'Anonymous Lawyer'". WorldCat. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  7. ^ "ARTICLES BY Jeremy Blachman". McSweeney's. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  8. ^ "Author Archive: Jeremy Blachman". Fangraphs. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  9. ^ Jones, Ashby (2009-08-12). "The 51st Best Law Firm For Women? The Anonymous Lawyer Weighs In". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-10-16. 
  10. ^ Jones, Ashby (2009-11-05). "The Anonymous Lawyer on Law Firm Bonuses". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  11. ^ Jones, Ashby (2009-08-06). "The Anonymous Lawyer's Law Firm Layoff Memo". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  12. ^ Lattman, Peter (2007-08-31). "Welcome to the Law, One-Ls". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  13. ^ Lattman, Peter (2006-11-15). "A New Law-School Curriculum". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  14. ^ Blachman, Jeremy (2006-08-17). "The Free Meal Appeal". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  15. ^ Lattman, Peter (2006-07-13). "The Anonymous Lawyer on the Dreaded Bar Exam". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  16. ^ Blachman, Jeremy (2005-08-31). "Job Posting". The New York Times. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  17. ^ "Fact-Checking the Candidates on... Everything". The New Republic. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  18. ^ "These Are a Few of Mitt's Favorite Things...". The New Republic. Retrieved 2012-02-24. 
  19. ^ "The Holiday Brief: A Jewish Lawyer’s Survival Guide". Moment. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  20. ^ "Memo To Synagogue Membership". Moment. Retrieved 2011-12-24. 
  21. ^ "London Set Paris Match". Lusso. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  22. ^ "Posts by Jeremy Blachman". Kveller. Retrieved 2012-03-16. 
  23. ^ "The Growing Creepiness of Pandora's Music Recommendations". The Bygone Bureau. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  24. ^ "New Patient Information". The Bygone Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-03. 
  25. ^ "What Happens In Ittoqqortoormiit Stays In Ittoqqortoormiit". Splitsider. Retrieved 2012-02-06. 
  26. ^ "Contributor - The Barnes & Noble Review". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved 2012-02-20. 
  27. ^ "Jeremy Blachman Thought Catalog". Thought Catalog. Retrieved 2012-03-30. 
  28. ^ "The Millions: Jeremy Blachman". The Millions. Retrieved 2012-04-03. 
  29. ^ "Jeremy Blachman The Nervous Breakdown". The Nervous Breakdown. Retrieved 2012-04-05. 
  30. ^ "SparkLife: Posts by Jeremy Blachman". SparkLife. Retrieved 2012-05-03. 
  31. ^ "Armageddon 2: Carmageddon, the Unproduced Screenplay About the 405 Closure". LA Weekly. Retrieved 2011-10-16.