Bloomberg Law
Jan. 13, 2020, 11:31 PM

Noted Startup Atrium Turns Away from Legal, Job Cuts Reported

Sam Skolnik
Sam Skolnik

Much-ballyhooed alternative legal services provider Atrium is restructuring away from legal work and doubling down on other professional services for startups and founders instead.

It’s a dramatic shift for the San Francisco-based company that is reportedly resulting in layoffs of much of its legal workforce.

The company launched in 2017 with a stated aim of serving startups for lower price points than traditional law firms do, by leveraging teams of Atrium lawyers and technologists working in tandem, along with automation of certain processes.

Atrium quickly sparked the attention of the venture capital community, with Andreesen Horowitz leading a group of ...

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