Owen Byrd, '89: Profiles in Innovation

Over the course of preparing for yesterday's webcast on legal analytics and commercial litigation, hosted by Above the Law and sponsored by Lex Machina, I had the pleasure of getting to know Owen Byrd, the company's chief evangelist and general counsel. I was so intrigued by his story - both his own career trajectory, and the origins and growth of Lex Machina - that I caught up with him by phone later in the day for more detailed discussion.

Owen Byrd is no stranger to our pages. He's a prominent figure and thought leader in legal, tecnology, and entrepreneurship circles, and we have interviewed him and cited his work in the part. But I thought that now would be an opportune time to visit with him again, in light of Lex MAchina's launch yesterday of Legal Analytics for Commercial Litigation.

Here's a (lightly edited and condensed) write-up of our conversation.

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