Bob Ambrogi

Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.

Live on Friday: It’s the Predictions Edition of Legaltech Week


What’s ahead for legal tech and innovation for 2022? On today’s Legaltech Week live roundtable, our esteemed panel of bloggers and journalists will offer their predictions.

Last week, we discussed the top stories of 2021. We planned to also share predictions, but ran out of time. That means this week’s show is entirely devoted to…

Arizona Licenses Elevate As Alternative Business Structure, Making It First Non-Lawyer Owned Law Company with Affiliated Law Firm in U.S.


The Arizona Supreme Court has granted an alternative business structure license to law company Elevate, enabling Elevate and its affiliated law firm, ElevateNext, to operate as a single entity in that state, the company says.

This makes Elevate the first non-lawyer-owned law company, LPO, or ALSP in the United States to operate with…

How It Works: VitalLaw, Wolters Kluwer’s Intuitive Research Platform


On this episode of the video series How It Works: Wolters Kluwer’s VitalLaw, the intuitive legal research platform powered by Wolters Kluwer’s world-class analysis.

Introduced in October as an enhanced and rebranded version of the Cheetah research platform, with intuitive tools, new content, and seamless workflow integration, VitalLaw now also includes a free, public-facing…

LinkSquares Adds AI Capabilities to its Pre-Signature Contract Tool, Creating End-to-End AI CLM Platform


In June 2020, I reported on the launch by LinkSquares of LinkSquares Finalize, a pre-signature contract drafting and review product to complement its original product, LinkSquares Analyze, an AI-based, post-signature contract management and analysis platform, creating an end-to-end offering of products for drafting, reviewing and managing corporate contracts.

Now, LinkSquares is announcing the enhancement…

Continuing Its Acquisition Streak, Onit Acquires SecureDocs for Deal Rooms and Contract Management


In its largest deal so far in a recent string of acquisitions, Onit, the Houston company that provides enterprise workflow products for corporations and corporate legal departments, has acquired SecureDocs, a Santa Barbara, Calif., software company with products for contract management, virtual deal rooms and electronic signatures.

Onit says the acquisition strengthens its…