Articles written by David Curle

David Curle Legal Content & Research Lead

David Curle
Legal Content & Research Lead
Kira Systems

David Curle is Legal Content and Research Lead at Kira Systems. He came to Kira from Thomson Reuters, where he provided research and content about legal technology and innovation for the Legal Executive Institute. Prior to Thomson Reuters he led coverage of the global legal information market for the research and analysis firm Outsell, Inc. David writes frequently for legal and legal tech publications and is a regular speaker at legal industry events. David has a JD from the University of Minnesota Law School, and a BA in History from Lawrence University.

Read the blog article: Infographic: Traditional Versus Total Due Diligence and How AI-Powered Software Can Help

Infographic: Traditional Versus Total Due Diligence and How AI-Powered Software Can Help

In any M&A transaction, it’s important to balance process efficiency and risk identification and mitigation, while recognizing that the consequences of missing contractual language can be serious.

Read the blog article: EY/Harvard Law CLP Study: Contracts at the Center of CEO Priorities

EY/Harvard Law CLP Study: Contracts at the Center of CEO Priorities

EY and Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession have collaborated on a survey and series of reports on developments in the legal industry.

Read the blog article: Does Due Diligence Still Matter? Four Themes

Does Due Diligence Still Matter? Four Themes

Recently Brian Hwang, Intralinks’ Director of Product Marketing at SS&C Intralinks and Noah Waisberg, CEO at Kira Systems, co-hosted a panel of prominent M&A lawyers to discuss their points of view on traditional M&A due diligence practices and the accepted levels of associated risk, and the role that technology has played in changing the standard of how due diligence is conducted.

Read the blog article: Client Choice: A Strategy for Pricing Tech-Enhanced Legal Services

Client Choice: A Strategy for Pricing Tech-Enhanced Legal Services

Many law firm partners struggle to negotiate prices when technology is leveraged as a part of legal services. In a recent Kira-sponsored webinar, Pricing of Technology-Enhanced Legal Services for Today’s Law Firms, Richard Burcher of legal pricing consultancy Validatum provided a road map for thinking about legal pricing when technology is central to the value that firms provide to clients.

Read the blog article: Technology, Competition, and Leveling the Playing Field:  Interview with Foley and Lardner’s Louis Lehot

Technology, Competition, and Leveling the Playing Field: Interview with Foley and Lardner’s Louis Lehot

Louis Lehot’s legal career has changed shapes a number of times - starting with an M&A role in a Wall Street firm, the launch of his own practice serving startups in Silicon Valley, and more recently his boutique firm L2 was acquired by Foley & Lardner LLP.

Read the blog article: Redefining the Practice of Law: The Legal Workplace as "Experience," and Tech Trends Affecting M&A Practice

Redefining the Practice of Law: The Legal Workplace as "Experience," and Tech Trends Affecting M&A Practice

What will the legal workplace look like post-pandemic? The topic arose during an Ortus roundtable that was hosted by Kira Systems.

Read the blog article: Why the Music Industry Needs Contract Review And How AI-Powered Software Can Help

Why the Music Industry Needs Contract Review And How AI-Powered Software Can Help

Goldman Sachs forecasts music revenue will more than double between 2019 and 2030. The growth of streaming is soaring, while physical and downloadable music sales fall.

Read the blog article: What’s on Your Bookshelf? Legal Tech and Innovation Leaders and the Books That Have Influenced Their Careers

What’s on Your Bookshelf? Legal Tech and Innovation Leaders and the Books That Have Influenced Their Careers

Kira Systems’ co-founders Noah Waisberg and Dr. Alexander Hudek’s new book, AI for Lawyers, has generated a lot of interest among legal practitioners and law firm leaders who are eager to understand the ways AI will transform the industry.