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AAAi Podcast Episode 3: Clearbrief Founder & CEO Jacqueline Schafer

At Legalweek in New York, Bridget and Zach talk with ex-litigator and Clearbrief founder Jacqueline Schafer about how large language models are changing the game for legal tech.

About Jacqueline Schafer

Jacqueline Schafer is the founder and CEO of Clearbrief (Winner, Litigation Technology Product of the Year, Legalweek 2023). Schafer serves as one of inaugural members of the Texas Bar’s AI Taskforce, and she was chosen by the American Bar Association as one of the “2022 Women of Legal Tech” and named to the 2022 Fastcase 50, Honoring ‘Innovators, Techies, Visionaries and Leaders’ in Law, Schafer also received the 2021 Washington State Bar APEX Award for Legal Innovation for founding Clearbrief as well as for her 2020 law review article (“Harnessing AI for Struggling Families”).

Jacqueline began her career as a litigation associate at the New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, and spent the majority of her career as an Assistant Attorney General in Alaska and Washington State, where she specialized in appellate practice and complex litigation. Before founding Clearbrief in 2020, she served as in-house counsel for a $3B national nonprofit. She received her B.A. in English and French from the University of Pennsylvania (where she sang with John Legend’s former a cappella group!), and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. (Bar admissions – WA, AK, NY)

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Bridget McCormack

Bridget Mary McCormack is President and CEO of the American Arbitration Association-International Centre for Dispute Resolution. She is also a Strategic Advisor to the Future of the Profession Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. Until the end of 2022, McCormack was Chief Justice of the Michigan Supreme… MORE >

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Zach Abramowitz

I am a former M&A attorney turned startup founder and Legaltech investor. I started Killer Whale Strategies to help companies capitalize on legal industry disruption. Our clients include AmLaw 100 firms, Fortune 500 companies, Big 4 and alternative legal service providers. I have an active newsletter covering Legaltech at www.legallydisrupted.com MORE >

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