The Exponential Lawyer

Deliver value, not time. Scale your expertise. And serve clients while you sleep.
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A new category of  legal professional

Constantly exploring new ideas.
Leveraging exponential technologies.
Crafting exponential business models.

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Regardless of where you are in this journey, we can meet you there and help drive your growth towards delivering exponential legal value.

Productized Legal Services

Replicable Value

Legal Service Automation

Replicable Value

KM Enabled Services

Replicable Value

Traditional Legal Services

Replicable Value

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Every new idea has the opportunity to deliver an exponential result. We work with lawyers, law firms and legal departments to move ideas through the launch lifecycle.

Ideation Workshops and Consulting

If you’re in need of a spark or wish to take your idea to the next level, we’re here to help. Through workshops and consulting services we will work with you or your organization to sprout more 10x opportunities to become exponential and boost your ability to deliver legal value to your clients.

The Validation Cycle

Creating new products and services without properly validating the opportunity is a risky venture. Work with us to leverage experiments to build evidence that your wildest ideas are legitimate exponential opportunities. Through this process, we’ll continuously test, reshape and reframe your thinking.

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Creating Exponential Products and Services

Once you have validated your idea, there are a number of ways to create the first version of it. It’s important to recognize this distinction. Unlike physical products, services and digital products are ripe for constant improvement. Work with our team to develop the first version of your exponential product or service, or the next version of an exponential product or service you’ve already launched.

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Implementing Exponential Products and Services

Launching new products and services is scary. Trust us, we’ve been through quite a few launches. Let us assist your team in setting up the proper pilot group with which to roll out your exponential product or service, and guide you through the process of gathering actionable feedback before wider adoption begins.

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Adopting Exponential Products and Services

New products and services can be jarring for first time consumers. Having an adoption plan and executing can greatly enhance the comfortability of your clients with your new exponential product or service. We take a three-pronged approach to systematically grow adoption and engagement over time.

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1. Ideation
2. Validation
3. Creation
4. Implementation
5. Adoption

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Costa Ragas
Partner, Fasken
"Lawyers traditionally think of time as a store of value. But for the Exponential Lawyer, value transcends time. The FoundationLab team has been the only team I’ve ever worked with that understands the opportunity this presents for both lawyers and their clients."

For individuals.

We believe all legal professionals are capable of advancing beyond their current working models and into exponential value creators.

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For law firms.

Law firms that create the right environment for exponential lawyers to thrive will dominate the market in coming years.

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For legal departments.

There is no greater need for scalable legal services than in the corporate setting. Deliver exponential value to the business.

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FoundationLab Leadership

Mike Cappucci, Partner

Mike Cappucci, Partner

After finishing law school and taking the bar, Mike pivoted from the practice of law to focus on designing digital products. At the inception of FoundationLab in 2016, he began combining his legal education and experience with his product design skills - working with law firms and legal departments to build digital products and drive innovation efforts. He has a strong passion for design and working with individuals to unlock their creative potential. Through his collaborations with forward thinking legal professionals, Mike has become uniquely capable of shaping, testing and launching radical ideas for delivering legal services at scale.  

Dean Khialani,Partner

Dean Khialani, Partner

Dean Khialani, Partner

Refusing to be constrained by the stereotypical label of CTO, Dean leverages technology towards business value and entrepreneurship. He couples his foundation in computer science with his experience as a technology executive in diverse industries that include: education, healthcare, finance, and legal services to drive execution of complex products and services for FoundationLab clients. Prior to Foundationlab, Dean served as CTO at Nextlaw Labs, a subsidiary of Dentons, where he was responsible for overseeing the development and expansion of all of the company’s legal technology products and spearheaded technology due diligence during investment considerations.

Christie Guimond, Advisor

Christie Guimond, Advisor

Christie Guimond is an experienced strategy and innovation manager at White & Case LLP, who has worked at the forefront of disruption in the legal industry for over a decade. She describes herself as a “project manager by trade” and has a Masters (with Distinction) in Project Management from Newcastle Business School. Her first foray into the world of legal innovation came in 2011 when she developed and managed one of the first legal project management capabilities in the London market. Christie is also the co-Founder of “She Breaks the Law”, a network for female leaders of innovation within the legal industry.

Dennis Kennedy, Advisor

Dennis Kennedy, Advisor

Dennis Kennedy is an information technology lawyer and legal technology author well-known for promoting innovation and the use of technology in the practice of law. He currently focuses on legal technology, innovation, speaking, writing, and coaching and is an adjunct professor in the LegalRnD program at Michigan State University College of Law. Dennis is a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management and recently finished a term of three years as chair of the board of the American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center. Dennis retired as Senior Counsel for the Digital Payments & Labs group at Mastercard in 2017.