About Vector Legal Method

Experts in Litigation and Legal Technology

Our Story

Vector was designed and built by several litigation partners to solve the problems posed by their own caseloads and client demands.  The Vector team and its Strategic Advisors have worked at, with, and against many of the world’s best law firms and most sophisticated in-house legal departments—and repeatedly watched attorneys and paralegals struggle to successfully manage the overwhelming volume of documents, tasks, and deadlines in their cases. Vector was born out of the intense, industry-wide frustration with the existing litigation management products.

The existing products fail and litigation is disorganized because law firms and attorneys use conflicting and confusing systems to manage and store the documents, deadlines, correspondence, and tasks in a case.  Cases often unravel into an unstructured sea of information buried in unspecified file folders on a server or an individual attorney’s computer.

Despite the litigation industry’s size and sophistication, before Vector, there was no standard legal architecture to structure, organize, and analyze the components of a case.  As such, while law firms and clients are under enormous pressure to predict and maintain tight control over litigation costs, these goals remain illusory.  

Vector solves all of the underlying problems plaguing litigation case management that make lawyers feel overwhelmed and stressed.  Vector’s standard litigation organizational structure frees litigators and clients to think creatively about case strategies and see trends across cases. Vector brings order to the chaos, quiets email traffic, and provides a visual litigation flight plan and checklist designed, tested, and verified by top notch litigation partners and law professors. As a result, Vector allows law firms, attorneys, and in-house counsel to save hours of time every week, significantly lower administrative costs, and focus on getting results.

 

Executive Team

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Thadd Hale

Thadd has 18+ years of experience in the litigation technology space. He gained a deep understanding of technology sales and operations working in senior management roles for several national litigation support providers. Thadd founded Advanced Discovery in 2005, and spent eight years building it into a leading national eDiscovery solutions provider. In 2013, Thadd co-founded eDepoze, a platform for all post-eDiscovery litigation events.

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Seema Tendolkar

Seema practiced law for 14+ years, specializing in commercial litigation, employment disputes, and corporate counseling. She represented a wide variety of clients in arbitration, mediation, and litigation in state and federal courts around the country. Seema co-founded Vector to solve the document management, case management, and communications issues that she and her colleagues faced on a daily basis.

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Ferris Lucas

Ferris wrote his first line of code at age 10. He is a seasoned software developer, with 16+ years of experience. Most recently, Ferris co-founded Singularity Solutions Group, a SaaS solution for higher education enrollment focused on document and process management. Ferris’ entrepreneurial passion led to bring to market Infinimusic, the first streaming podcast app on the Android market.

Board Of Directors

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Ryan Hudson

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Jeff Stowell

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Thadd Hale

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Brennan Fagan

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Corbett Mermis

Advisors

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Scott Kaiser

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Lumen Mulligan

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Jennifer Wieland

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