Bloomberg Law
Jan. 27, 2020, 10:02 PM

Legal Startup Atrium Names Two New Partners After Layoffs

Roy Strom
Roy Strom

Atrium Law, a venture capital-backed hybrid firm, named two new partners just two weeks after announcing it would let go of some lawyers and shift its focus beyond legal services.

Matthew Melville and Michel Narganes joined the firm this month, according to their LinkedIn profiles.

An Atrium spokeswoman said the lawyers weren’t available for interviews.

Founded in 2017 by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Justin Kan, Atrium Law raised $75 million in an attempt to create a more efficient law firm by building a software company alongside lawyers.

But Kan said in a Jan. 13 announcement that Atrium would dwindle its lawyer ...

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