Legalist, a San Francisco-based litigation finance company started by two Harvard University dropouts and advised by retired 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner, has just raised $100 million, which it will use to fund plaintiffs in 100-200 commercial cases over the next two years.

Legalist scrapes federal and state court records

This year’s ABA TECHSHOW will again feature the Startup Alley — the fourth year of what has become a signature TECHSHOW event. Fifteen legal tech startups will be selected to exhibit in a special Startup Alley within the exhibit hall, as well as to face off in an opening-night pitch competition judged by conference attendees.