Fastcase acquisition of Judicata will bring a new era of innovation and advanced legal reasoning technologies such as, citation analysis, legal analytics and brief analysis to Fastcase 8 and Docket Alarm.
Several years ago I wrote a post about Judicata, a small California start up which described its mission as “as mapping the legal genome.” They used their analytics and citation analysis tool to grade law firm briefs. How that for chutzpah?. Judicata knows how to stretch the legal research and analysis envelope.
Judicata founder, Itai Guriari worked at Jones Day then at Google working on Google Scholar before founding Judicata in 2012 with Adam Han and Blake Masters. The team spent the last decade building out “industry-leading research analytics and workflow tools for California law.” Chief technology officer Ben Pedrick and the Judicata team will join Fastcase to scale those solutions nationwide. Gurari will be VP of Research and Development and lead Fastcase labs.
I asked Fastcase CEO Ed Walters to provide some insights into the strategy behind this acquisition. “Judicata has Continue Reading Fastcase Acquires the Judicata “Legal Genome” – Watch Out For Fastcase 8!