Today we are joined by Ed Walters, a true pioneer in legal tech and driver of change in the legal industry. Ed is the CEO and co-founder of Fastcase, which has grown into one of the world's largest cloud-based legal software providers for the legal industry. It currently serves more than 800,000 subscribers from around the world. Before founding Fastcase, Ed spent time in Big Law serving a number of large companies, and worked as a speechwriter in the White House. Ed is active in the A2J space, serving on the boards of Pro Bono Net, Public.Resource.org, Friends of Telecom Without Borders, and Salsa Labs. He also teaches Law of Robots, a class about the frontiers of law and technology, at Georgetown University Law Center. Ed is the creator of the Fastcase 50, a yearly list of 50 legal industry innovators who are drawn from all corners of the legal ecosphere. If you want to know who's who and who's coming up, it's a can't miss.
Listen in to learn how this self-professed "beer and softball lawyer" became an entrepreneur and founder of a pioneering legal tech company, how launching during the dot-com bubble burst worked out for him, and what's next for Fastcase.
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