Meet Casetext

Casetext is led by accomplished attorneys and technologists dedicated to building legal AI to improve the practice of law and expand access to justice for everyone.

Our story

We’re a team of technology-driven attorneys from leading law firms who knew the practice of law could be improved with the help of AI. Our goal when founding Casetext was to help attorneys provide excellent representation to their clients more efficiently and affordably.

Over a decade later, we’re proud to say Casetext has become the leader in legal AI, and our founding members have been recognized worldwide for their contributions to the field. CoCounsel is the next step in our tradition of innovation, as we continue our mission of building tools that advance the practice of law and expand access to justice.

Jake Heller, CEO

Jake was a litigator at Ropes & Gray before co-founding Casetext. He trained at Stanford Law School, where he was president of the Stanford Law Review, and clerked for Judge Michael Boudin in the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. 

Jake has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and the Fastcase 50 for legal innovation for his work at Casetext. He’s a Silicon Valley native, and has been programming since childhood.
laura safdie

Laura Safdie, COO & General Counsel

Before co-founding Casetext, Laura was a civil litigator at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. Prior to that she served in the Senate Judiciary Committee and clerked in the Southern District of New York.

Laura trained at Yale Law School, where she was managing editor of the Yale Law Journal. She currently sits on the advisory board of OneJustice, a legal aid nonprofit, and has been named among the Top Women Leaders in Tech Law in California.

Pablo Arredondo,
Chief Innovation Officer

Pablo’s innovations have been recognized by the World Economic Forum, the American Association of Law Libraries, and the American Bar Association. 

Prior to co-founding Casetext, Pablo represented leading technology companies as a patent litigator at Kirkland & Ellis and Quinn Emanuel. He trained at Stanford Law School and is a fellow at the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics.

Constantly evolving,
upgrading, and moving forward

Learn more about how Casetext is continually advancing legal tech.