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Atrium Failed, but Another Start-Up Is Mixing Lawyers and Code

Sept. 24, 2020, 12:50 PM

Tangible Global, a startup from former Seyfarth Shaw partner and innovation chief Robert Reynolds, is taking a run at one of the biggest challenges in legal industry disruption: building software to augment and automate the work lawyers do.

Ready to Scale: It’s been a tough task that other legal services companies, like the much vaunted but now defunct Atrium, have ultimately failed to execute in a profitable way. But Reynolds says he’s on a strong trajectory of a 20% uptick in revenue per year and Tangible Global is ready to scale its growth.

Cleaning Up: The company ultimately seeks to use a combination of software and staffing to help clients work more efficiently. “We’re trying to take stuff off of that lawyers’ desk. We’re not trying to sell her tech. we are trying to sell her a clean desk,” Reynolds said.

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To contact the reporter on this story: Patricio Chile in Washington at pchile@bloomberglaw.com

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