Casetext develops technology for attorneys who take pride in doing their best work efficiently.

We apply the latest advancements in machine learning to give attorneys better tools at a lower price.
Our products include the #1 rated legal research platform, as well as A.I.-powered technology such as Compose, the all-in-one research and drafting platform, and Parallel Search, the first application of concept-based search for the law.
Made by attorneys, for attorneys

Casetext was founded in 2013 by a team of litigators who knew legal research could be made better — and who still own and operate Casetext to this day.

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Jake Heller, CEO

Jake is co-founder and CEO of Casetext. Jake was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 and the Fastcase 50 for legal innovation for his work at Casetext. Before starting Casetext, Jake was a litigator at Ropes & Gray. He graduated from Stanford Law School, where he was president of Stanford Law Review, and clerked for Judge Michael Boudin on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He’s a Silicon Valley native, and has been programming since childhood.

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Laura Safdie, COO

Laura is the Chief Operating Officer at Casetext. She was previously a civil litigator at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, and before that served in the Senate Judiciary Committee and clerked in the Southern District of New York. Laura graduated from Yale Law School, where she was managing editor of the Yale Law Journal. Laura currently sits on the advisory board of OneJustice, a California legal aid nonprofit, and has been named among the Top Women Leaders in Tech Law in California.

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Pablo Arredondo, CPO

Pablo Arredondo is co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Casetext. Pablo’s innovations, including Casetext’s pioneering brief analysis tool, CARA, have been recognized by the World Economic Forum, the American Association of Law Libraries and the American Bar Association. Prior to putting his shoulder to legal technology, Pablo represented leading technology companies as a patent litigator at Kirkland and Ellis and Quinn Emanuel. Pablo is a graduate of Stanford Law School and a fellow at the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics.

Expert litigators. PhD data scientists. The world’s best legal technology.
Meet a few Casetexters: attorneys working hand-in-hand with engineers and data scientists to give attorneys the tools to do their best work.
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Jeroen Plink

Jeroen is the interim CRO at Casetext. A legal innovation expert with 25 years of experience in legal innovation and technology. After graduating from Leiden University, he spent 4 years with Clifford Chance as a private equity lawyer and litigator, of which 6 months as secondee to Latham & Watkins Los Angeles. He co-founded his first legal technology company in 2000 which was sold successfully to Practical Law Company.

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Valerie McConnel

Valeries is the Director of Support at Casetext. Before joining Casetext, Valerie was a litigator at Jones Day where she represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including intellectual property and antitrust. She received her J.D. from Stanford Law School.

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Alan deLevie

Alan is a Senior Software Engineer on the Machine Learning team at Casetext. Prior to Casetext, he was part of a technology innovation team at the General Services Administration. Alan received his J.D. from American University-Washington College of Law, where he currently teaches a coding course for law students. Alan is a member of the Washington, D.C. bar.

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Ryan Walker

Ryan is the Chief Technology Officer at Casetext. Following completion of a PhD in mathematics, Ryan spent many years working in machine learning and software engineering in Silicon Valley. At Casetext, he built the initial technology and team behind CARA AI and other key features of the Casetext platform. His team has continued to bring many great legal tech innovations to market, including Compose and ParallelSearch.

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Ta-Shirè Tribbett

Ta-Shiré is the Client Success Manager at Casetext. Ta-Shiré earned her Masters of Library Science from North Carolina Central University followed by her Masters of Science in Interaction Design and Information Architecture from the University of Baltimore. Prior to joining Casetext she worked at the US Census Bureau as an acquisitions, reference and marketing librarian, then she joined the law firm of Greenberg Traurig for six years, where she focused on project management and implementation of innovation and research tools.

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