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Last Updated: January 4, 2020
Timothy Fox is a cofounder and the chief information officer of LegalMation, a legal technology startup that uses artificial intelligence to automate early-stage litigation tasks, including responding to complaints and discovery requests. As the CIO, Fox uses his legal expertise and background in software and technology to determine how best to build out LegalMation’s award-winning software solutions.
Prior to cofounding LegalMation, Fox was in private practice for more than seven years focusing on commercial and patent litigation. He began his practice at a mid-sized firm before moving on to Bryan Cave LLP, and then to LTL Attorneys LLP, an award-winning litigation boutique. Through his practice, Fox acquired extensive skills in all facets of litigation, including obtaining multiple seven-figure trial decisions in his clients’ favor. He has argued cases before the California Court of Appeal as well as state and district courts throughout California and the Eastern District of Texas. Professor Fox has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyer each year since 2016.
Fox is a 2011 graduate of USC’s Gould School of law. Prior to attending law school, he graduated first in his class from Cal Poly with a degree in Computer Information Systems and spent five years working for a Fortune-100 company supporting its technology infrastructure.
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Franita Tolson was quoted in the New Yorker about the legal challenges likely to follow the 2020 presidential election. “You will still see many claims that absentee ballots have been wrongly rejected, and those will lead to court cases," Tolson said. "The fact that we are generating lots of voting by mail will generate a lot of litigation.”
"Lessons from Luckin Coffee: The Underappreciated Risks of Variable Interest Entities," Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog, July 28, 2020.
"Big is not necessarily bad," The Hill, July 30, 2020.
“The Death of the Income Tax (or, The Rise of America's Universal Wage Tax),” Indiana Law Journal 95 (2020): 1233.