MyCase Quietly Makes Two Key Acquisitions Of Legal Tech Companies

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The law practice management company MyCase has quietly acquired two legal technology companies in recent months, without announcing the acquisitions to the public. Gabriela Cubeiro , who cofounded the company, has been its CEO since January 2020.

Litera Acquires UK Goal-Setting Software Company Objective Manager

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The Chicago-based legal technology company Litera has acquired Objective Manager , a UK company that provides a SaaS platform for law firms to use in strategic planning, performance measurement and talent engagement. company Workshare and deal-management platform Doxly.

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Court Reporting Company Veritext Acquires Canadian Company Reportex, Expanding Its North America Scope

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The New Jersey-based court reporting company Veritext Legal Solutions , which already provides a variety of deposition and litigation support solutions, has acquired Canadian court reporting company Reportex and its family of brands in British Columbia.

Citing Shared Vision for the Future of Law Practice, Clio Acquires Document Assembly Company Lawyaw

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In its second acquisition in six weeks, law practice management company Clio has acquired Lawyaw , a document automation and assembly platform designed for solo, small and mid-sized law firms. “Jack [Newton, Clio CEO] talks about building a 100-year company.

Litera Makes Another Acquisition, of UK Relationship Marketing Company Concep

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Barely a week after acquiring AI pioneer Kira Systems , and building on its acquisition earlier this year of Foundation Software, the legal technology company Litera is today announcing another acquisition, of U.K. company Workshare and deal-management platform Doxly. “We

E-Discovery Company Casepoint Enhances Its CaseAssist Active Learning Technology

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One of the first companies to offer a cloud-based, end-to-end e-discovery platform when it launched in 2008, Casepoint was granted three patents last October related to its technology assisted review (TAR) technology, including two linked patents specifically tied to its CaseAssist technology.

Breaking: Managed Services Company Integreon Acquired By Private Equity Firm EagleTree Capital

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The global managed services company Integreon has been acquired by the private equity firm EagleTree Capital, the two companies announced this morning. EagleTree also owns ALM, the media company that is parent to Law.com, The American Lawyer, and other publications and services.

Contract Management Company Evisort Named ‘Hot Vendor’ By Aragon Research

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The market research and advisory firm Aragon Research has named the contract management company Evisort as one of three emerging “hot vendors” in workflow and content automation.

Case Management Company Filevine Acquires Lead-Management Company Lead Docket

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While there, I took a detour to visit Filevine , the case management company that is headquartered in Provo, where I met with Ryan Anderson , cofounder and CEO, and Travis Tidball , SVP marketing and growth. Now the company has news of its first acquisition.

Aquiline Capital Partners Takes Majority Stake In Financial and Practice Management Company SurePoint

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The cloud practice management company SurePoint Technologies today announced a strategic investment from the private investment firm Aquiline Capital Partners by which Aquiline will acquire a majority ownership stake in the company.

Intapp Says It Will Acquire Content Management Company Repstor

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Alan McMillen, CEO of Repstor, said in a statement: “Our two companies share a vision for a future where truly connected firms — including people, processes, and data — can drive better outcomes for their clients.

LawNext: Contract Wrangler Founder Neil Peretz on Starting, Building and Selling a Legal Tech Company

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What is it like to start, build and then sell a legal tech company? What was it like to see the company he started get acquired? Last month, in a marriage of two contract management platforms, Conga acquired Contract Wrangler.

As Companies Plan for Return to Work, These New Resources Help You Advise Them On the Law

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As companies plan for safely returning to the office, two new resources — including one that is free — are available to help legal professionals advise them with access to comparative federal and state legal requirements and case law.

Atrium, $75M Company that Vowed to ‘Revolutionize’ Law, Shuts Down

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” Today, founder Justin Kan said he has shut down the rest of the company and laid off all its roughly 100 remaining employees, according to an exclusive report by Josh Constine at TechCrunch. On Jan.

Brightflag Adds Qualitative Reports for Companies to Better Evaluate Outside Counsel

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The news comes fresh on the heels of the company’s news in December that it had raised $28 million in a growth equity investment, which followed an $8.5 The company launched in 2015.

Should you have a loan-out company for your work in entertainment?

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I’m frequently called upon by clients to form a so-called “Loan-Out company” for them. What is a Loan-Out company? A loan-out company is a legal business entity established for the purpose of providing the personal services of its owner/employee to third parties. Loan-out companies can take many different forms such as LLC, an S-Corporation or a C-Corporation. A loan out company can confer a number of advantages on its owner.

Contract Lifecycle Company Agiloft Gets $45M Investment and New CEO

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The contract management lifecycle company Agiloft has received a $45 million growth equity investment from FTV Capital — the first outside investment for this 29-year-old California company.

Backed By $200M Investment, AI-Driven E-Discovery Companies Reveal and Brainspace Merge

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In a deal they say makes them the leading AI-powered e-discovery platform, the companies Reveal and Brainspace have merged under the Reveal name, backed by an investment of more than $200 million by investment firm K1 Investment Management , which is taking a majority stake in the company.

Chrome Extension Searches Thousands Of Legal Tech Companies and Products

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Say you are reading an article online about contract lifecycle management and want to know what companies offer products for that. That search for contract lifecycle management takes me to a results page in Legalpioneer listing relevant companies. ” Submit A Company, Win A Jacket.

Legal Services Company Epiq Acquires Legal Consulting Company Hyperion Global Partners

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In a move to expand the legal transformation services it offers law firms and legal departments, the global company Epiq has acquired Hyperion Global Partners , a major provider of business and technology services to the legal profession.

Legal Management Software Company Rippe & Kingston Rebrands As SurePoint Technologies

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Rippe & Kingston Systems, a Cincinnati-based company that has provided legal and financial management software to law firms since 1982, has changed its name to SurePoint Technologies. In recent months, the company has invested significantly in product enhancement and expansion.

Two Legal Tech Companies Postpone Conferences Due To Coronavirus Concerns

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Two legal tech companies today postponed conferences they had scheduled for this month, due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The trademark technology company Alt Legal cancelled Alt Legal Connect 2020 , a trademark law conference which was scheduled for March 22-24 in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Multiple Clio Announcements: Broader Company Mission, New User Community, and Details on Launch//Code Contest

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As ABA TECHSHOW kicks off today, the practice management company Clio is announcing a new, broader vision for the company and its future. ” It was a clever double meaning, suggesting that the company wanted to transform law practice both for the better and permanently.

Transitioning from Kickstarting to Company Starting

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This alternate method, which uses a new securities law exemption, allows artists and creators to use the power and reach of the Internet to raise money for their company as a whole, rather than for a specific project. In contrast to the contribution model, an equity funding model raises money by selling equity shares in a project or company. The differences between contribution crowdfunding and equity funding.

Tabs3 CEO Dan Berlin Will Remain With Company After Acquisition, He Says

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Dan Berlin will remain president and CEO of Tabs3 Software , a position he has held since 1984, following the company’s acquisition by ProfitSolv, a company led by a private equity group. “I’m

Practice Management Company AbacusNext Acquired By Private Equity Firm

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Lee Partners, a private equity firm that invests in growth companies. AbacusNext CEO Scott Johnson will continue to lead the company and other members of the senior management team will also stay on, the announcement said.

John Tredennick On His New Company Merlin and the Magic of Open Source

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After Catalyst, the pioneering cloud-based e-discovery company he founded and spent 19 years building, sold last year to OpenText for $75 million, John Tredennick was not ready to sit back and rest on his laurels.

New CEO Named for Practice Management Company MyCase

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A new CEO was named today for the practice management company MyCase , following its $193 million acquisition last September by private equity firm Apax Partners. In 2012, it was acquired by AppFolio , a company that creates software for residential property management.

Legal Research Company ROSS to Shut Down Under Pressure of Thomson Reuters’ Lawsuit

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“We have made the difficult decision to shut down operations at ROSS Intelligence,” the company said in a statement issued this morning (the full text of which is printed below). ” I asked Arruda what he sees as the company’s legacy.

LawNext: How One Company Aims to Change the Paradigm for Law Practice Management

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And one of the companies that best represents that trend is Paradigm , which was founded two years ago as ASG LegalTech and rebranded this year as Paradigm, to represent its goal of bringing about a paradigm shift for legal technology.

Discovery Company Relativity Acquires Text IQ, Whose AI IDs Sensitive Data

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“The fusion of our companies and technology will deliver on the promise of AI in a way that our industry has yet to experience all while ensuring that ethical and unbiased AI is at the core of everything that we do.”

Indicted Founder Of Now-Defunct Legal Tech Company Says In Book He Was FBI Mole

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In fact, Bluford’s new book mentions that post, saying that he was about to sell his company to LegalZoom at a valuation of $10-15 million when the lawsuit and my report on it caused LegalZoom to back out of the deal.

Alternative Legal Service Company Axiom Prepares for IPO; Spins Off Two Companies

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Major news today regarding the alternative legal services provider Axiom : the company has taken steps to prepare for an initial public offering and, separately, has spun off two companies as separate entities. The result of these spin-offs is three distinct companies: Axiom, which continues as a global marketplace for on-demand corporate legal talent; Knowable, focusing on enterprise contracts intelligence; and AMS, focusing on providing solutions for complex legal work at scale.

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Top Law Firm Invests $8.2M in Legal Research Company Casetext

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Fueled by interest in its new brief-automation product, the legal research company Casetext said today that it has raised $8.2 “I view this investment as validation that the legal industry shares our vision for the future of law — and believes we’re the right company to build it.”

Discovery Company EDDCloud Rebrands As PLUSnxt, Partners with RelativityOne

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EDDCloud, a Los Angeles e-discovery software and services company, is announcing today the change of its corporate name to PLUSnxt , a rebranding intended to reflect the company’s recent technology innovation and rapid growth.

Exclusive: ASG LegalTech Acquires Payments Platform Headnote; We Interview the Two Companies’ CEOs

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ASG LegalTech, the company that owns cloud practice management platforms PracticePanther , Bill4Time and MerusCase , has acquired Headnote , the online payments platform that provides e-payments and accounts-receivable management for law firms.

Investments Lag In Women-Founded Legal Tech Companies, Survey Finds

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Recent years have brought a surge of outside investment in legal technology and other “new law” companies. But a survey out today finds that women-founded new law companies received less than 1 percent of that investment over the last 10 years.

Three Legaltech Companies, All in Contracts, Have Financing Rounds, for Total of $26M

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This week, three companies, all providers of technology for contract review or management, announced financing rounds, raising a total of $26 million among them. The second company to announce a financing round this week is LexCheck , which is also an AI-driven contract review platform.

Epiq Global Down As Company Investigates Unauthorized Activity on Systems

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Epiq Global , an international e-discovery and managed services company, has taken its systems offline globally after detecting unauthorized activity. A company spokesperson provided the following statement: “On February 29, we detected unauthorized activity on our systems.

LawNext: The Unlikely Story of How An Insolvency Lawyer Built A Global Trademarks Company

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?. There is an element of serendipity in the story of Nehal Madhani and his company Alt Legal. More recently, he announced a partnership with a global trademark data company that will expand Alt Legal’s trademark docketing automation to every jurisdiction in the world.

Legal Tech Companies Offer Free Products In Civil Rights Cases

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Two legal technology companies said this week that they are offering free access to their products to attorneys involved in civil rights matters. Legal research company Casetext is offering free access to its Compose brief automation for Title VII motions through the remainder of the summer.

NBCUniversal Sues Company for Infringing on "NBCU" Trademark

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Rian Gauvreau Leaves Clio, the Company He Cofounded in 2008, Remains on BOD

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Rian Gauvreau , who in 2008 cofounded practice management company Clio with Jack Newton , has left the company, where he most recently held the position of chief people officer. He continues to serve on the company’s board of directors.