Dan Abrams is the CEO and Founder of Abrams Media, Chief Legal Affairs Correspondent for ABC News, and the host of top-rated cable series “Live PD “ on A&E Network. He recently launched a SiriusXM radio show The Dan Abrams Show: Where Politics Meets The Law which broadcasts every weekday on the POTUS channel. He was previously the co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline, host of “The Abrams Report” and the acclaimed “Verdict with Dan Abrams” on MSNBC, as well as the long time Chief Legal Correspondent for ABC News. Dan also served as General Manager of MSNBC, where he presided over a period of unprecedented growth, with ratings and profits each increasing well over 50% during his tenure. During that time Dan was also a member of the NBC Universal President’s Council.
The Abrams Media properties now welcome over 15 million unique visitors per month and include the nationally recognized Mediaite.com, which covers the intersection of media and politics; Law&Crime.com and the now widely watched Law&Crime network, which live streams trials with anchors and in-studio analysis; TheMarySue.com, covering “geek culture” from a female perspective (among others); and Ambo TV Network, live streaming sermons with next-generation pastors.
A graduate of Columbia University Law School, Dan is also a recognized writer. He has published numerous articles in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, in addition to The Yale Law and Policy Review, ABCNews.com, and Mediaite.com, among many others.
His has published several books, Man Down: Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else, was a Washington Post bestseller. Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to The Presidency, published in 2018, and his latest book Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy, published in 2019, were both New York Times bestsellers.