Silicon Valley’s Atrium pulled in $75 million from venture capitalists who observed that the legal industry lagged as tech transformed other businesses. Now most of its lawyers are looking for new work as it moves to more general “advisory” services for startups. In the wake of the pivot, some ethical questions still need to be answered. Want to weigh in? Email me here. Want this dispatch in your inbox every Thursday? Sign up here.


Lawyers, Time to Exit the Atrium

Some weeks, it takes a little time for me to figure out to focus on for the Law Firm Disrupted. This was not one of them. When it comes to efforts to rethink how the legal industry works, the biggest story of the last seven days was undoubtedly the sudden pivot at Silicon Valley’s Atrium.

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