We are excited to announce the addition of Andrew Baker and Karl Haraldsson to LexPredict. Mr. Baker joins us as VP and Global Head of Services. Mr. Haraldsson joins as Manager of Legal Analytics. Both based in Chicago, Mr. Baker and Mr. Haraldsson will advise LexPredict’s new and existing clients, including Fortune 500 companies and Am Law 200 firms, on strategy, service delivery modernization, data strategy and analytics, and process improvement.
The legal market is evolving before our eyes, and we could not imagine more forward-thinking and experienced partners for the journey ahead with our clients. We have the privilege of working with some of the largest employers and risk managers in the world, and we are very excited to take on these challenges with Karl and Andrew at our side,” Michael Bommarito, CEO and Co-Founder of LexPredict.
Andrew Baker – VP and Global Head of Services
In his new role, Mr. Baker will lead consulting services, advising law firms and corporate legal departments on initiatives designed to enhance the management, receipt, and delivery of legal services. Mr. Baker brings market-leading expertise in an array of areas including service delivery optimization, data strategy, systems design, legal process improvement, legal project management, organizational design, and change management.
Mr. Baker has over a decade of experience leading some of the most progressive initiatives in the legal industry. Andrew has held senior roles at Janders Dean, SeyfarthLean Consulting, Seyfarth Shaw, and Reed Smith. Projects that he has led have garnered recognition from the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), the Financial Times, LegalTech News, and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). He and his work have been referenced in McKinsey Quarterly, The Lawyer, Boston Business Journal, the Chicago Tribune, and Corporate Counsel, among others. Andrew frequently speaks at legal industry events and has authored articles on legal process improvement, data analytics, experience design, and Agile solution development.
From Mr. Baker: “This is an exciting time to be in the legal industry. Though no one has perfect vision for the future, no matter how I look at the horizon, I see greater quantification of the practice of law ahead. LexPredict recognizes that too, and their strategic and analytical focus is distinct in the market. It’s an honor to be a part of this team. I am excited to help the organization extend its reach and facilitate change in the market.”
Karl Haraldsson – Manager of Legal Analytics
Karl Haraldsson will oversee the delivery of analytics services for our broad range of clients. He will work with clients to design and implement their strategies around data and process. Mr. Haraldsson’s areas of expertise include legal data strategy and platform implementation; legal analytics team design; discrete analytics services; legal matter outcome modeling; legal data visualization systems; preemptive enterprise risk monitoring; and legal process improvement.
“I’m delighted to join LexPredict, as it is a unique organization on the cutting edge of legal technology and analytics,” said Mr. Haraldsson. “At LexPredict, we’ve found a team that shares our vision for the future of data in legal practice and our commitment to a pragmatic approach to implementing that vision within the industry.”
Mr. Haraldsson is a leading expert in the application of data science to the practice of law. Drawing on his distinctive skillset, he has advised large, multinational corporate legal departments and global law firms at both the strategic level and through discrete data analytics and visualization projects. Prior to joining LexPredict, Mr. Haraldsson held central roles at Janders Dean, Seyfarth Shaw, and SeyfarthLean Consulting. Leading analytics efforts at Seyfarth, he worked with firm partners and clients to better track and report on the delivery of legal services, to forecast matter outcomes, and to pinpoint factors that impact the risk and volume of matters.
Andrew Baker and Karl Haraldsson will officially begin work at LexPredict on August 1st. They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. We look forward to having Mr. Baker and Mr. Haraldsson join the LexPredict team.
About LexPredict, LLC
We are an enterprise legal technology and consulting firm, specializing in legal analytics, legal data science and training, risk management, and legal data strategy consulting. Our work focuses on people and processes, software and data, and execution and education. We work with corporate legal departments and law firms to empower better organizational decision-making.
We also offer a number of software and data products, including LexSemble, ContraxSuite, CounselTracker, and LexReserve. These products assist organizations with early case assessment and decision trees, contract analytics and workflows, outside counsel spend management, and case valuation. We also provide advisory and capital services for legal tech startups through our LexGen Ventures group.