LawPivot (http://www.lawpivot.com) is a legal Q&A website that enables companies, especially startups, to confidentially receive crowdsourced legal answers from highly qualified lawyers for a fraction of the cost. Additionally, the site allows lawyers to market their legal services by sharing expert advice and engaging in discussions. The company’s Q&A technology utilizes a personalized search algorithm to provide companies relevant lawyers on LawPivot to provide answers to their specific legal questions. LawPivot eases the burden on companies in finding answers to their legal questions in an easy and affordable way. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, LawPivot is funded by Google Ventures and prominent angel investors. To request a free invitation to use LawPivot, please visit www.lawpivot.com.
Jay Mandal is the CEO and Co-Founder of Law Pivot. Prior to Law Pivot, Jay was the lead mergers and acquisitions lawyer and a commercial law team member at Apple Inc. He has over nine years of experience as a corporate lawyer, including experience at the law firms of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison, and Nishith Desai Associates. He was also a founding team member at IPpro, a patent outsourcing company. Jay holds a J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. in Economics with Honors from Stanford University, and was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to India.
Nitin Gupta is the Vice President of Business Development and Co-Founder of Law Pivot. He was previously an intellectual property litigation lawyer at Townsend & Townsend & Crew, a top national intellectual property law firm, and worked at Applied Materials. Nitin holds a J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Davis.
Steven Kam is the Vice President of Engineering of Law Pivot. Prior to Law Pivot, Steven worked at Silicon Valley startups as a software engineer and architect, and as an intellectual property litigation lawyer at Townsend & Townsend & Crew. Steven holds a J.D. and a double B.A. in Computer Science and Economics with Highest Distinction from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Stanford.
Companies would pay to use the service after a free trial. Our basic service is free for lawyers.
We are different than our competitors because we are a secure, enterpise platform where technology companies can confidentially ask their sensitive legal questions to highly qualified lawyers that they personally select to receive them. Additionally, Law Pivot's unique tagging technology allows technology companies to easily find the right lawyers for their specialized legal needs.