Round 2: Legal Tech Accelerator

LexisNexis has announced the second round of its Legal Tech Accelerator Participants. Below are slightly-edited excerpts of the press release:


Round 2: Legal Tech Accelerator

• Contract Wrangler (San Francisco): Contract Wrangler uses advanced machine learning technology to uncover hidden data in business relationships and help clients maximize profitability and reduce risk.

• DealWIP (Baltimore): Cloud-based workflow integration platform for complex legal transactions that provides a secure, frictionless and transparent environment for transactional attorneys and their valued clients to plan, manage, automate and streamline every element of their most important high-stakes corporate legal matters.

Lawcountability (New York): A cloud-based software platform designed to help lawyers network more effectively for their business and professional development. It is a cost-effective way to offer regular marketing and business-development training online and on-the-go.

Medilenz (Philadelphia): Artificial intelligence powered technology at the intersection of legal and health care helping companies and law firms, for example, mine medical records for critical data and providing medical expert services to life sciences clients, addressing business and scientific needs.

ThreadKM (Alpharetta, Ga): A web-based, real-time legal knowledge management platform that allows lawyers and other professionals to securely and effortlessly build cases and work together. It combines the benefits of broad-based document and knowledge management with the precision of a purpose-built tool for lawyers.

Round 2: Legal Tech Accelerator 1


Vijilent (Raleigh, N.C.): Automates people search for the legal industry. Data science company using machine learning to gather insights using social media data and working with law firms to harness the richness of that data and turn it into actionable knowledge.


Round 2: Legal Tech Accelerator 2

vTestify (Cary, N.C.): A virtual testimony platform that is developed to leverage advances in technology to improve both the quality of testimony and the methods through which it is obtained. It address the needs of lawyers, legal professionals and above all the clients it serves, by tackling inefficiencies in the system through the use of technology.



The program is based in the Menlo Park (Calif.) offices of Lex Machina and for the first time, at the Raleigh Technology Center for LexisNexis on the Centennial Campus of North Carolina State University. The Legal Tech Accelerator program leverages deep expertise in legal, technology, startup domains and market positions of LexisNexis and Lex Machina, to guide and mentor program members.

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Josh Becker


Participants receive mentoring, access to technologies and data, and use of a workspace … in Silicon Valley for up to three months for three employees. The program will be led by Lex Machina’s CEO Josh Becker, with support from LexisNexis’ CTO Jeff Reihl; Chief Product Officer Jamie Buckley; Vice President of U.S. Product Management Jeff Pfeifer; and Lex Machina Chief Evangelist Owen Byrd.

Read the full  press release.



Monica Bay is a Fellow at CodeX and a freelance journalist. She is a member of the California bar. Email: Twitter: @MonicaBay.

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