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Hire an Esquire

B2B legal labor marketplace

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Software
  • Location New York, NY, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2011
  • Employees 10
  • Website hireanesquire.com

Company Summary

Hire an Esquire is a legal labor marketplace. Our software helps law firms and in-house legal teams to find, manage and pay contract-based attorneys on demand. We automate and optimize the legal staffing process, resulting in process efficiencies that save firms at least 50% on agency fees and administrative time. Hire an Esquire is being used by solo practitioners to AM Law 50 firms across the country on both a 1099 and W-2 basis.

Team

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    Co-founder & CEO

    Julia is a former AM Law 100 contract attorney and adjunct law professor at Temple University. She also started her own law firm - Kettering & Shapiro - which helped entrepreneurs craft creative, affordable legal solutions. She is a legal industry subject matter expert and frequent writer for ALM & other legal industry publications. She is also on the Board of Directors of Law School Transparency.

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    Co-founder & COO

    Jules is an experienced operator and manager who has worked at both Fortune 1,000 and startup companies. Previously she spent seven years in Silicon Valley as an 'intrapraneur' and consultant, at companies including Salesforce.com and the VC group at Ernst & Young. She also founded Carbonado Group, is on the board of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, is the first East Coast Member of the UCLA Venture Capital fund, and is a 2015 NYC Venture Fellow.

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    Co-founder & CTO

    Andy is a software and robotics engineer with nearly 10 years of experience at organizations including the US Army and Northrop Grumman. He led a team for the DARPA Robotics Challenge. Andrew was part of two successful robotics startups - Applied Perception (acquired by Foster-Miller) and RE2, a venture-backed spin out of Carnegie Mellon. He is the Reddit leader for Pittsburgh.

Advisors

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    Dixon Doll
    Advisory Board, Founder @ DCM & former Chairman @ NVCA
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    Michael Frankel
    Advisory Board, Managing Partner @ Hyde Park Advisory & former Senior VP @ Lexis Nexis
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    Ram Jambunathan
    Advisory Board, VP of Strategy @ SAP
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    Advisory Board, Managing Director & CFO Exiger, former CFO @ Update Legal
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    Advisory Board, VP of New Business Initiatives @ Lending Club
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    Technical Advisor, CTO @ Menlo Security
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    Advisory Board, Founder @ Lucas Point Ventures
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    Frank Byrne
    Advisory Board, Founder @ BC Global Investments
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    Advisory Board, Partner @ Saul Ewing

Previous Investors

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    Friends & Family
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    Dixon Doll
    Founder, DCM and former Chair of the NVCA
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    Frank Byrne
    Founder @ BC Global Investments
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    Ron Collins
    Managing Director & CFO @ Exiger
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    Adam Quinton
    Founder & CEO @ Lucas Point Ventures
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    Frank Bonsal
    Founder @ Red Abbey Ventures, former Founder @ NEA
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    Nnamdi Okike
    Founder @ 645 Ventures
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    Miriam Rivera
    Founder @ Ulu Ventures, Former Associate General Counsel @ Google
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    Tom Green
    VP New Business Initiatives @ Lending Club
    Unconfirmed
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    Beth Fenton
    Partner @ Saul Ewing
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    Ram Jambunathan
    VP of Strategy @ SAP
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    Mireya Maginault
    Member @ 37 Angels, Director of Regulatory @ PwC
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    Member @ 37 Angels, Principal @ Careers in Motion
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    Sales @ LinkedIn
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    Executive Director @ UCLA Venture Capital Fund
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    Gerry McIntyre
    Member @ Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs
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    Member @ Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs
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    Lizette Robinson
    Executive Director @ Ernst & Young
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    Member @ Astia, US Director of Business Development @ Dentons
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    Raj Shah
    Senior Director @ Palo Alto Networks, former CEO @ Morta Securities
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    Morris Cheston
    Senior Counsel @ Ballard Spahr
    Unconfirmed