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Reynen Court Launches in Beta With an Assist from Big Law

August 15, 2019

The Reynen Court app store will allow lawyers to shop for legal tech vendors and download their programs onto their phones and work computers in private, highly secure “cloud” environments.

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Facebook Settlement Gives FTC Opening to Set Precedent for Privacy Standards

May 2, 2019

The power of technology and the large-scale aggregation of personal data means tech companies face “unintended inferences” that can threaten our anonymity, reputation, credit, and even our safety. Even Facebook may be coming to grips with this notion.

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The Secret Trust Scores Companies Use to Judge Us All

April 6, 2019

When you’re logging in to a Starbucks account, booking an Airbnb or making a reservation on OpenTable, loads of information about you is crunched instantly into a single score, then evaluated along with other personal data to determine if you’re a malicious bot or potentially risky human.

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Why VCs and Private Equity See Increasing Possibilities in Legal Tech

March 25, 2019

If you have some spare change laying around, legal tech seems like the place to put it these days. Earlier this month, legal contract AI company LinkSquares raised $4.8 million during its latest round of financing. In February, Amity Ventures and Village Global led a seed funding round that saw Evisort raise $4.5 million. Numerous other businesses have also seen an influx of cash that has led to a host of M&A activity.

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Top 20 Legal Technology Companies – 2019

February 1, 2019

The advancements in technology have paved new inroads for legal companies to come up with more effective strategies to serve their clients.

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LegalTech Companies Snap Up $106M In VC During Active January

January 31, 2019

For the second time in two weeks, a company focused on making lawyers’ lives a bit easier has secured venture capital. Yesterday, Ironclad, a San Francisco-based company working on contract management, announced that it raised a $23 million Series B, bringing its total known funding up to $34 million, according to Crunchbase data.

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An Arsenal of Skype, Voice Recorders and FOIAs

January 30, 2019

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Emily Bazelon, a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine, discussed the tech she’s using.

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Looking Back at the Year in Legal Tech Finance

December 20, 2018

The changing technological landscape of the legal sector continued to drive deal activity this year. Below is a round-up of some of the most notable legal tech transactions of the past 12 (or so) months.

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Legal Tech’s Predictions for 2019 in Cybersecurity and Privacy

December 18, 2018

From Equifax to Facebook to the GDPR, cybersecurity and privacy had a banner year in 2018. But according to attorneys and cyber experts, the cyber focus shows no sign of stopping.

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Legal analytics – when big data meets big law

November 30, 2018

Automated data analysis has changed how scientists think about health research, and is helping uncover inefficiencies in transport systems. Now it’s making waves in the legal sector.

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From Berkeley California to London Shoreditch: Everlaw launches in the UK

November 28, 2018

Fast-growing cloud-based eDiscovery provider Everlaw is to open an office in London to expand its services into the UK and continental Europe.

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Legal tech uses AI to help business to help itself

November 24, 2018

Top 10 legal tech companies with the greatest impact on practice and business of law; Everlaw, founded 2011. The tech: The software is used by law firms, companies and US state attorney-general offices to manage litigation and ediscovery. The impact: Its ease of use and speed have helped Everlaw expand its market share and attract $25m in investment this year. It allows lawyers to work more collaboratively to build timelines and arguments for litigation cases together.

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Why this CEO thinks more startups should move to the East Bay

October 23, 2018

Oakland typically doesn’t attract hot startups or large tech companies — but AJ Shankar, the CEO of legal tech startup Everlaw, thinks it should. Everlaw recently secured a 50,000-square-foot lease at 2101 Webster St. in downtown Oakland.

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Lawyers reach information overload

October 4, 2018

Start-ups such as Luminance (founded by mathematicians from Cambridge university), Toronto-based Kira Systems, or eBrevia and Everlaw of the US have used artificial intelligence methods such as natural language processing to automate many contract review and discovery processes.

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Contracts take center stage as LegalTech funding on course to top $1 billion in 2018

September 25, 2018

Interestingly, $355 million of this has been invested in legal solutions utilizing AI. This AI-focused funding represents a bigger sum than the investment across all legal technology solutions in 2017.

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Read This List of Books to Succeed in Business and Life

September 17, 2018

Iain Banks's Culture series describe a plausible universe in which humans and AIs live in great harmony and respect. It serves as a reminder that technology is neither good or bad; we determine how it's used, whether to our detriment or benefit.

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Is AI The Great Equalizer For Small Law?

August 15, 2018

One of the most common misconceptions about the application of artificial intelligence technologies to the legal profession is that it is only for the big firms.

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Investment money pouring into legal AI

August 3, 2018

$200 million in new investment capital has found its way to legal tech companies in just May and June of this year. The money went into companies that are either based in machine learning (sometimes called “artificial intelligence”), an increasingly important sector of legal technology.

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Deals and Dollars, Legal Tech Edition

July 19, 2018

Everlaw, a Berkeley, Calif., based e-discovery and litigation platform, has closed a a $25 million Series B funding round, with new investor Menlo Ventures leading the round and continued participation from Andreessen Horowitz.

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Surprising Company Perks That Work

July 10, 2018

Seventy percent of small businesses struggle to find and retain skilled talent, according to the 2018 Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit report. To do so, some businesses are putting a greater emphasis on company culture and offering unique perks, in addition to traditional benefits packages, to make their teams feel valued. These perks don't have to cost a lot. The key is to identify what matters to your employees and prospects.

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