discussing the future of the legal profession

Aimed at law firm leaders and influencers, each episode is a thoughtful discussion with a diverse range of voices about ideas impacting the evolution of the legal profession.

Along the way, we’ll learn about challenges to be overcome, what’s worked in the past, and expert tips on what could make a difference in the future.


Recent Episodes

Networked – how a group of women came together to write a book during Covid-19

Ab speaks with Winter Wheeler, Shari E. Belitz, Esq., Lisa Lang, Laura M. Gregory, Esq., Deb Feder, and Christon Halkiotis. They are six of the 20 authors of the modern anthonly Networked.

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Chatter #2 feat. Vincent Michetti

Chatter is a special episode where Abhijat sits down with Vincent Michetti to discuss 3-5 varied topics. In this episode they discuss: Deloitte buys Kemp Little, ILTA Tech Survey, How to Stop Phishing, and iPhone upgrade cycles

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Solving the Last Mile Problem for the Utilisation of Legal Technology

This is an experimental episode, utilizing machine learning to read out one of my previously published articles. The full text of the article can be found at episode page on www.fringelegal.com

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Eric Laughlin on the rigidity and plasticity we can expect from technology

Eric Laughlin is the CEO of Agiloft - the no-code contract and commerce lifecycle management software company.

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Ray Bierderman on innovation, cloud and working with in-house/outside counsel

Ray Bierderman is an experienced litigator with nearly two decades of experience removing obscurity from the eDiscovery process for other attorneys and corporate resources. Ray is the President and co-founder of DiscoveryMaster.co, CEO of Proteus Discover

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The team

Fringe Legal is a project of a small, but dedicated team looking to bring the best resources discussing the future of the legal profession.

Abhijat Saraswat

Ab is the Host of the Fringe Legal podcast. He is a technologist, with an interest in LegalTech. 

Outside of the podcast, Ab is the VP, International Business at Litera. He is a Barrister (non-practicing), and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2015. Abhijat holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Science and Neuroscience from the University of Keele, UK.

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Priti Saraswat

Priti is the Content Strategist at Fringe Legal. She’s the mastermind behind which topics we should cover. 

When she is not busy thinking up ideas for the podcast, she’s a Knowledge Management professional, providing KM services to law firms in the US and internationally. 

Priti trained as a lawyer in the UK, and is now based in Chicago.


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Paula Chrysostomou

Paula is the Podcast Manager at Fringe Legal. One of her superpowers is uncovering rockstars, and booking them as guests for the show.  

Aside from the podcast, Paula is the International Channel Manager at Litera.