Earlier this week, as I reported here, the online legal services company LegalZoom announced a $500 million secondary investment, the largest investment ever in a legal technology company. It comes as the company continues to expand both its services and its geographic reach. With a valuation of $2 billion and a customer base of 4 million, what will this investment mean for LegalZoom now and into the future?
In this episode of my new podcast LawNext, I speak with Chas Rampenthal, general counsel and corporate secretary of LegalZoom. In a wide-ranging conversation, we talk about the investment, LegalZoom’s mission, it battles with state bars, its expansion overseas, its growing network of outside attorneys, and the need for disruption in legal services delivery.
Listen above, or via your favorite podcast player. To never miss an episode, subscribe on Apple Podcasts or via RSS. And if you like what you hear, say something nice in Apple Podcasts. Your ratings help us reach more listeners.
New: Record a voice comment. Want to comment on a LawNext episode and have it played on the show? Record your comment as a voice memo on your device and email it to email@example.com. Each week, we’ll play selected comments on the show.