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Controller – Full time We are a SaaS company in Washington D.C. specializing in legal tech, currently experiencing rapid growth. We are looking for a full time Controller to join our accounting and finance team reporting to the VP Finance. The candidate must have solid communication, technology, analytical and management skills. Candidates should possess knowledge of all aspects of U.S. GAAP. The ideal candidate should be proactive & self-motivated, demonstrate a propensity for learning, a team player and ability to work effectively with the team in all levels of the organization. Responsibilities of the Controller  Overseeing and leading all…
Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce the launch of a proprietary tool to help clients better assess the risk of an adverse ruling on spoliation of evidence in any US court. Developed in partnership with Fastcase, Spoliation Scientist is a first-of-its-kind legal data analytics tool that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence, text analytics, and interactive data visualizations to quickly and efficiently assess spoliation risk in any of the nation’s state and federal courts.   At the click of a button, the tool allows clients operating in multiple jurisdictions to quickly identify areas of risk, direct focus and better budget and…
Published six times a year, The Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law (RAIL) is one of the first legal journals focused exclusively on exploring how robotics and machine learning are impacting our world. Subjects include drones, self-driving vehicles, biometric privacy, blockchain technology, HR software algorithms, and many other fascinating topics where the law is still highly malleable.  Enjoy a free sample of RAIL —click here to instantly download a full article: The Impact of COVID-19 on Blockchain Advancement by Keith B. Letourneau and Vanessa DiDomenico, in which the authors discuss blockchain use during the pandemic and believe its true potential…
Docket Alarm’s new court coverage announcements continue and this week, we are proud to announce our expanded coverage to Pierce County, Washington. With the expansion into Pierce County, we are proud to now to cover all cases and underlying documents in Tacoma, Seattle, and all of Washington State! ​​​This announcement is on the heels of our recent additions to California, Kansas, Texas, Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, Alaska, Indiana, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, and is part of Docket Alarm’s platform of more than 450 million documents. For a comprehensive view of Docket Alarm’s new coverage, view our coverage page. As always, newly added jurisdictions in Docket Alarm are available…
The latest Law Streets Insights article examines a recent pattern of lawsuits against Google, Apple, and Facebook in connection with so-called “social casino” apps, which allow players to spend real money to play digital games, with no chance to win real money. The suits allege that tech platforms illegally profit by holding the games. The article explores how the suits against the companies have developed and who represents the parties. Click here to read more.
As the legal landscape continues to evolve and adapt to ever-changing challenges and circumstances, the Journal of Emerging Issues in Litigation provides thoughtful analysis of potential new, and accelerating areas of substantial litigation and risk. From the widespread failure of products and systems, to dramatic shifts in societal norms, laws, or business models; from advances in science and technology to natural or man-made calamities; from nefarious acts of individuals, organizations, or governments to negligent ones that cause damage or harm or both, this quarterly publication offers timely original analysis penned by experienced authors and practitioners with a passion for their…
Docket Alarm’s new court coverage announcements continue and this week, we are proud to announce our expanded coverage to Allegheny County, Pennsylvania! With the expansion into Allegheny County, we now cover all civil cases and documents for the city of Pittsburgh in addition to our current coverage of criminal cases for entire state. ​​​This announcement is on the heels of our recent additions to California, Kansas, Texas, Illinois, Michigan, North Dakota, Alaska, Indiana, Rhode Island, and is part of Docket Alarm’s platform of over 400 million documents. For a comprehensive view of Docket Alarm’s new coverage, view our coverage page. As always, newly added jurisdictions…
Service Brings Industry Expert “Featured Viewpoints” Articles by Attorney Readers   Washington, DC (April 15, 2021) – Law Street Media, Fastcase’s industry-focused legal news service, today introduces “Featured Viewpoints,” a new channel for articles authored by legal and industry professionals. Starting today, the Featured Viewpoints articles will be published on Law Street Media’s website and included in its daily news feeds accompanying its current distribution of legal news.   The addition of author-submitted Featured Viewpoints articles brings a new dimension to the legal news platform by providing readers with perspectives from industry leaders applying Docket Alarm analytics data. The articles…
Now Available: the April 2021 AILA Law Journal. Led by the Founder and Director of Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, the AILA Law Journal supports the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s mission to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members. Articles range in topic, are timely, and encompass various dimensions of immigration law perspectives in the United States, from policy to pragmatic. Click here to download the April 2021 AILA Law Journal table of contents and
Fastcase is publishing Blockchain Law, a practice-oriented book for lawyers who need to understand how the law actually applies to the use of blockchain technology, in practice areas as diverse as: · intellectual property · contract · real property · securities · trusts and estates · the much-publicized non-fungible tokens.   Fastcase is currently selecting authors for each chapter, each analyzing a different domain of law. If you are interested in becoming a contributing author to Blockchain Law, please contact blockchain.law.book@gmail.com. Submissions must provide citations to a law journal or similar articles you have already written on the subject, together…
Fastcase is now accepting nominations for the 2021 class of Fastcase 50. We welcome your nominations of deserving innovators, visionaries, techies, or influencers who are shaping the law. Yes, you can nominate yourself too!    Fastcase 50 honors the law’s smartest, most courageous, innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders. Lawyer or non-lawyer, techie or non-techie, anyone is eligible. The Fastcase 50 mission is to shine a light on the unsung heroes who are making significant contributions to shaping and advancing the law.  Submit your nomination(s) online at fastcase.com/50. You’ll also see the previous honorees celebrated by the Fastcase 50. The nomination deadline is…
Register now to save your seat for the upcoming Leaders in Law webinar. Join Fastcase for conversation regarding the history, present events, and future of the death penalty. This discussion, hosted by Judge Russell Canan of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, features guests Ngozi Ndulue, the Senior Director of Research and Special Projects at the Death Penalty Information Center and Henderson Hill, Senior Staff Attorney of the Capital Punishment Project at the American Civil Liberties Union. Date: Wednesday, April 14 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Click here to register.     In June 2020, Fastcase launched the free …
The latest Law Street Insights article tracks litigation involving popular stock-trading app Robinhood. The app has faced a flurry of litigation in recent weeks, after they barred their users from trading GameStop stock as the security’s price skyrocketed earlier this year. The article explores that trend and another wave of lawsuits faced by Robinhood one year ago.   Click here to learn more.
Docket Science’s technology is designed to augment machine-backed technologies in Fastcase’s legal research platform   San Francisco (March 15, 2021) – Fastcase has acquired the legal technology assets of Docket Science, a San Francisco-based legal research technology provider widely recognized as an innovator in the legal tech space. Today, Docket Science’s tech stack joins Fastcase’s other innovative technologies — all to further Fastcase’s goal of democratizing the law.   After graduating from Stanford and working at Google, Ashkon Farhangi founded Docket Science in 2018 with the mission of applying the newest state-of-the-art machine learning and natural language processing advances coming out of top…