The winning team of the recent “Global Legal Hackathon” hosted by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe in San Francisco seeks to provide a platform to fund and expedite class action suits using blockchain technology.

The nine-member group, consisting of an Orrick lawyer, two law students and six engineers and developers, came together on Feb. 23 at Orrick’s San Francisco office to participate in a worldwide hackathon designed to create concepts and technical solutions to address justice and law practice issues.