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LawPivot

LawPivot is the "99 Designs For Legal" -- an online marketplace that lets businesses find and purchase affordable legal advice from lawyers.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Employees 7
  • Website lawpivot.com

Company Summary

Legal costs are very high and unpredictable, and the right lawyers for your needs are hard to find. LawPivot's online marketplace lets businesses find and purchase affordable legal advice.

Our online Q&A product lets businesses publicly or confidentially receive crowdsourced legal advice from the right lawyers.

Our legal marketplace product (launching soon) provides legal services for a fixed cost, delivered by lawyers we recommend.

Team

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    Jay Mandal
    CEO and Founder

    Jay is the CEO/Co-Founder of LawPivot. Prior to LawPivot, Jay was the lead M&A lawyer and a commercial law team member at Apple. He has over 9 years of experience as a corporate lawyer, including experience at the law firms of Pillsbury and Brobeck. He was also co-founder at IPpro, a patent outsourcing company. Jay holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, a B.A. in Economics from Stanford, and is a Fulbright Scholar.

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    Nitin Gupta
    Founder and VP of Business Development

    Nitin is the Vice President of Business Development and Co-Founder of LawPivot. He was previously an intellectual property litigation lawyer at Townsend & Townsend & Crew, a top national intellectual property law firm, and worked at Applied Materials. Nitin holds a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Davis.

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    Amit Bakshi
    VP of Marketing

    Amit is the VP of Marketing of LawPivot. He was a Product Marketing Manager at oDesk, responsible for customer acquisition. His role there encompassed online marketing, product management, and strategic positioning / evangelism. Amit was also Director of Marketing at Edubrite, an online training platform. Amit holds an M.B.A from the Kellogg School of Management, and a degree in EECS from Berkeley.

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    Steven Kam
    VP of Engineering

    Steven is the Vice President of Engineering of LawPivot. Prior to LawPivot, Steven worked at Silicon Valley startups as a software engineer and architect, and as an intellectual property litigation lawyer at Townsend & Townsend & Crew. Steven holds a J.D. and a double B.A. in Computer Science and Economics with Highest Distinction from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford.

Advisors

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    Jorge del Calvo and Yusuf Safdari, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman
    Lawyer
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Previous Investors

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    Google Ventures, Quotidian Ventures, Venture51
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    David Austin, Richard Chen, David Tisch, Richard Chen, Allen Morgan
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    Don Hutchison, Chris Yeh, David Li, Nick Mehta
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