AJ Shankar

Discovering What Matters

In business, as in life, the things that matter are difficult to reach and they’re often buried in places we may not think to look. At work, we wrestle with an inbox of unread emails, spend hours in meetings while furtively checking our chat threads, and consume a steady diet of YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram

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Everlaw Raises Series B Investment to Continue Growth

Everlaw has just closed a $25 million Series B funding round, with new investor Menlo Ventures leading the round and continued participation from Andreessen Horowitz. We are thrilled to work with Menlo to advance our mission to provide cutting-edge technology to lawyers and litigation teams throughout the world. Menlo Ventures is one of the oldest

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Why I’m Still Passionate About Legal Tech

My first exposure to legal technology was as a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at UC Berkeley. A law firm with a Berkeley office needed a technical expert, and I fit the bill. For a few years, I moonlighted as a technical consultant, working closely with a partner at the firm. I saw firsthand the

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Everlaw’s Great Escape

We really like games. There is some kind of board, card, or video gaming going on virtually every day at our office. Games help improve our lateral thinking, our logical reasoning, and our team cohesion. And—oh yeah—they’re really fun. Some of our favorite games involve puzzles. For instance, a group of us collaboratively solve a

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Taking Legal Tech Security Seriously

Here at Everlaw, we take security seriously. We know that our customers place a great deal of trust in us, and we work hard to keep that trust every day. Below are some of our key security policies and practices. While not an exhaustive list, it will hopefully demonstrate why we are relied upon by

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Top Venture Capital Firm Invests in Everlaw

Everlaw has just closed a funding round, led by premier venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz! Read on for details.   Modern litigation needs technology — and not just good technology, but great technology. Millions of documents; the needle-in-the-haystack objective; the subtlety of understanding evidence in context; the high monetary stakes; and the deeply collaborative nature

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We’re Open-Sourcing Our TypeScript Plugin for NetBeans

Everlaw is committed to using and contributing to open-source software. Participating in the global network of millions of open-source developers helps us bring the most advanced and efficient technologies to the legal space. Today, we are releasing a substantial new open-source project that has broad applicability to developers of every stripe, not just those working

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Increasing Our Commitment to Open-Source Software

We at Everlaw love open-source software. We build off of open-source tools for our application server, database, search engine, front-end framework, and more. What that means is that we don’t reinvent the wheel each time we write a new feature. Just as attorneys start a contract with an existing template and then customize it for

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Everlaw’s October Release: Predictive Rating, Custom Spreadsheet Viewer, and More!

Introducing Predictive Rating We’re proud to announce our proprietary Technology-Assisted Review tool, Predictive Rating. Predictive Rating learns from how you’ve manually rated documents (hot, warm, or cold) to predict how the rest of the documents in your case might be rated. Here are some highlights: Predictive Rating doesn’t require any configuration. It’ll start working automatically

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Everlaw’s Company Values

Building a great litigation platform demands a long-term outlook. At Everlaw, we take a long-term view on everything from hiring to technical infrastructure to customer relations. We ask ourselves, “Is what we’re building now going to work in ten years?” Our company values help us maintain that long-term perspective. I’m happy to share them here

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