The Dolan Company (NYSE: DM), a leading provider of professional services and business information to the legal, financial and real estate sectors in the United States, today announced promotion of Christopher A. Eddings to vice president in charge of its Business Information Division. Eddings, 63, has been director of publishing operations since 2010. His new position puts him in charge of the company’s 19 local publishing operations as well as such national companies as DataStream and Federal News Service. “Chris has been an outstanding leader and manager with us for many years, and he is just the kind of executive we need as we face today’s business challenges,” said Dolan Company CEO Jim Dolan, who made the announcement. The promotion is effective immediately. Dolan said that under Eddings’ leadership the division already is pursuing a number of growth projects in electronic media. They are intended to solidify the company’s very strong market positions across the country, he said. Eddings joined The Dolan Company in 1997 as president and publisher of its Daily Record operation in Baltimore. He was promoted to group publisher in charge of all Dolan Company law publications in 2003. Previously he ran a group of 11 newspapers in three East Coast states, was publisher of newspaper groups in Texas and New England, and was the first post-war civilian general manager of the European operation of Stars and Stripes military newspaper. The division Eddings now manages was the original platform for The Dolan Company when it was founded 20 years ago. Eddings will be based at Dolan corporate offices in Minneapolis and will report to CEO Jim Dolan. The Dolan Company is a leading provider of professional services and business information to the legal, financial and real estate sectors. Its Professional Services Division provides specialized outsourced services to the legal profession through its subsidiaries, DiscoverReady and Counsel Press. DiscoverReady provides outsourced discovery management, including document review and data hosting and processing services, to major corporations and law firms. Counsel Press is the largest provider of appellate services in the United States. The company's Business Information Division publishes business journals, court and commercial media and other highly focused information products and services, operates web sites and produces events for targeted legal and professional audiences in each of the 19 geographic markets it serves across the United States.