Legal.io Newsletter - May 28, 2021

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Legal.io Newsletter - May 28, 2021

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DocuSign Acquires Clause after investing in its 2019 Series A. Docusign is acquiring IP and some of the Clause team. The purchase aims to bring more "smart contract" functionality to the Docusign platform. More here

Litify to Run Disciplinary Process for D.C. Bar - The legal technology company announced that it has been selected as the D.C. Bar's case management solution for attorney disciplinary matters. More here.

Clifford Chance Launches VIMA Solutions, a suite of automated documents to help startups with their legal needs. It's "Applied Solutions" legal tech business is being folded back into the main firm. More here

Snapdocs Raises $150M in Series D - The digital mortgage loan platform has closed funding led by Tiger Global (with Sequoia, Y Combinator and other institutional investors contributing). More here

Warburg Pincus Acquires NetDocuments - The private equity firm announced its acquisition of the cloud-based document management platform. Some sources are reporting a deal value of $1.4B. More here

Baker McKenzie and Spark Beyond are looking for machine-learning project leaders. The BigLaw firm and the tech company have partnered for an AI project which is now in its pilot stage. More here

Return to office messages are starting to go out at law firms, and have lawyers and support staff anxious. The ABA performed a comprehensive study polling on pandemic and post-pandemic work preferences here.

 

 

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