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Lawyers Embrace Tech-Driven Legal Careers

May 16, 2019, 11:27 AM

Shanti Atkins was told by a boss that she “was committing career suicide” when she left labor and employment firm Littler Mendelson for a tech-driven legal venture. But more lawyers are opting for entrepreneurship disrupting the conventional legal market. Elizabeth Olson reports.

One-Stop Shop: Meanwhile, legal technology companies like Onit and DISCO want to become one-stop shops for law firms and legal departments that need tools such as electronic discovery, so they are developing more products and snapping up vendors with niche market expertise.

Upswing in Demand: The demand for such these services is rising as private equity and...

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