My Most-Read Posts of 2021


Twenty twenty-one has been a year of uncertainty for the legal profession, as we have wrestled with the question of returning or not returning. Whether it has been to the office, the courtroom, or legal conferences, we have been unsure whether to go back or not.

Perhaps that explains why my most-read post of the…

Fastcase Names Its 11th Annual Class of Fastcase 50 Innovation Honorees


If you are wondering where the innovators are in law, look no farther than the Fastcase 50, the annual award doled out by the legal intelligence company Fastcase that honors 50 of the law’s “smartest, most courageous, innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.”

Fastcase today announced its 11th annual Fastcase 50 honorees, which adds up to…

On LawNext: LegalZoom’s GC on the Company’s $500 Million Investment

Earlier this week, as I reported here, the online legal services company LegalZoom announced a $500 million secondary investment, the largest investment ever in a legal technology company. It comes as the company continues to expand both its services and its geographic reach. With a valuation of $2 billion and a customer base of 4 million, what will this investment mean for LegalZoom now and into the future?