In the Media

THE FUTURE OF AUTHORITY AND THE AUTOMATION OF LAW

  • Published on Medium
  • Authored by Jesse Hirsh
  • Aug 28, 2017

" Loom takes a numerical approach to case law. They’ve added decades of court cases (initially from three Canadian provinces) into a cognitive system that is able to recognize and understand the context and elements of each trial." Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS LAUNCHES 'SECOND CHAIR' MOBILE APP

  • Published on Advocate Daily
  • April 27,2017

"Loom Analytics is launching a mobile app that provides convenient smartphone access to the company’s legal analytics platform. The app, called Second Chair, works as a virtual legal assistant to lawyers in court or other settings where quick and easy access to legal metrics is paramount" Read.


TIME FOR FIRMS TO REALIZE THE BUSINESS CASE FOR LEGAL ANALYTICS

  • Published on Advocate Daily
  • April 24, 2017

"It is time for law firms to start using legal analytics tools to their advantage — to help them with strategy, business decisions and even to free up younger lawyers to focus on building their careers, Loom Analytics president and co-founder Mona Datt tells The Lawyer’s Daily." Read.


HOW A LAW SCHOOL IS PREPARING ITS STUDENTS TO COMPETE AGAINST AI

  • Published on Vice Motherboard
  • Apr 14, 2017

"This isn't the distant future—it's already happening. Loom Analytics, a Canadian startup, plans use artificial intelligence to build a system that would automate the time-consuming task of legal research. "


GOWLING WLG TO LAUNCH PILOT PROJECT USING WEB-BASED ANALYTICS TOOL

  • Published on The Lawyer's Daily
  • April 13, 2017

"Next week, Gowling WLG will launch a pilot project around a web-based analytics tool that has the potential to reduce research time and predict the success or failure of a case." Read.


INDO-CANADIAN’S STARTUP IS DISRUPTING LEGAL INDUSTRY USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

  • Published on Hindustan Times
  • April 10, 2017 
    "The legal industry may be heading for significant change brought about by technology and an Indo-Canadian entrepreneur could play a role in harnessing artificial intelligence to speed up that process." Read.

DATA ANALYTICS IN LAW IS LOOM-ING

  • Published on Legal IT Insider
  • April 6, 2017

"I often hear litigators claim that legal innovation holds nothing for them; that good litigators are simply those who outwork the other party. But what if they could now trade working harder for working smarter? In the fast and furious world of legal technology, another Canadian success story is emerging: Toronto-based, Loom Analytics is now playing a lead role in the application of data analytics to legal services." Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS ATTRACTS THE ATTENTION OF BENNETT JONES, GOWLING WLG

  • Published on Advocate Daily
  • March 30, 2017

"Bennett Jones will be adding the Loom Analytics platform to the arsenal of tools available to the firm’s lawyers, and Gowling WLG will launch a pilot project to introduce the company’s services into its operations, Loom Analytics has announced." Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS: A CANADIAN SUCCESS STORY

  • Published on Advocate Daily
  • March 29, 2017

"Loom Analytics is set to be a major player in the application of data analytics to legal services, reports the Financial Post. 

Behind the success of the company is its co-founder and president, Mona Datt, an engineer, who understands that properly collected and analyzed data can tell a powerful story." Read. 


REDUCE PAPER, STEPS FOR FASTER COURTS

  • Published in Lawyers Weekly
  • March 24, 2017

"What could technology do to improve our courts today and five years from now? There is much talk about how technology can help with our access to justice challenges." Read. 


WHICH LAWYERS WILL WIN OR LOSE IN FRONT OF WHICH JUDGES? THERE’S NOW AN APP TO PREDICT THAT

  • Published in the National Post
  • March 21, 2017

"Loom Analytics, another Canadian success story in the emerging world of legal technology, is poised to play a leading role in the application of data analytics to legal services." Read.


LOOM WORKS WITH RESEARCHERS TO TEACH MACHINES TO INTERPRET CASES

  • Published on Advocate Daily
  • March 07, 2017

"If Loom Analytics can teach machines to interpret legal cases, then the sky’s the limit for its legal review process, says the company president and co-founder Mona Datt. " Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS CHANGING THE WAY LAWYERS DO RESEARCH

  • Published on Advocate Daily
  • January 24th, 2017

"Loom Analytics is an online platform that’s changing the way lawyers do research by allowing them to run metrics on case law, says company president and co-founder Mona Datt." Read.


LEGAL TECH NOW PART 4: GIVING STRUCTURE TO LEGAL DATA 

  • Published in Law Times
  • August 29th, 2016

“Loom Analytics’ co-founder and president, Mona Datt, says providing structure to the data in Canadian case law allows people to make legal decisions based on math instead of gut instinct." Read.


CBA’S THE PITCH SHOWCASES THE POWER OF LEGAL INNOVATION

  • Published in the Financial Post
  • August 16th, 2016

“Loom Analytics, a system that combines machine learning and human analysis to analyze how courts rule on specific matters, was voted best pitch by the audience. Bold, brash and loud, The Pitch was Canadian legal technology’s debutante party." Read.


START-UPS LOOK TO SHAKE UP THE LOW-TECH LEGAL WORLD AT CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION CONTEST

  • Published in Canadian Press
  • August 13th, 2016

“There is an astronomical amount of legal information available online in Canada, but searching it for trends can still take going through thousands of pages of the written word. Mona Datt, the co-founder and president of Loom Analytics, says her product brings statistical analysis to legal research." Read.


FIVE STARTUPS, FIVE QUESTIONS: LOOM ANALYTICS

  • Published in CBA National
  • July 20th, 2016

“As part of a weekly series leading up to The Pitch, the first-ever legal innovation startup competition hosted by the Canadian Bar Association and LegalX, we’re asking each finalist the same 5 questions. This week’s Q&A is with Loom Analytics' Mona Datt." Read.


THE LONG TALE OF 2 SYSTEMS 

  • Published on Slaw, Canada's online legal magazine
  • July 15th, 2016

“A recent arrival has been Loom Analytics which adds value to the Canadian equivalent of AustLII.[...] Both enhancements of the LII databases add value with their own databases. Such terms as “database” and “structured text” are less fashionable than “AI”, “Big Data” and “apps”, and have been ignored for too long." Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS SELECTED AS ONE OF FIVE FINALISTS IN CBA THE PITCH COMPETITION

  • Published on CBA.org
  • June 30th, 2016

“Out of a total 31 submissions, our team of virtual judges narrowed the field to five candidates, who will appear before a second judging panel at the CBA Legal Conference in Ottawa in August. The candidates will get seven minutes to make their pitch to the judges and a live audience, and spend another five minutes in a Q&A with the judges, and then wait to hear their fates.” Read.


COVERAGE OF LOOM ANALYTICS' SELF-REPRESENTED DATA PICKED UP IN LAW TIMES ROUND-UP

  • Published in Law Times
  • April 25th, 2016

“The National Self-Represented Litigants Project announced its first Canadian self-represented litigants outcomes data. The data is from Loom Analytics, a legal analytics company in Toronto, and is based on decisions in CanLII.” Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS' SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS OUTCOME DATA FEATURED ON THE NATIONAL SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANTS PROJECT BLOG

  • April 18, 2016

"Loom Analytics has provided NSRLP with outcome details for cases where one side was represented by counsel and the other side was self-represented, decided in the Ontario Superior Court between January 1, 2012 and April 7, 2016 – a snapshot of the last 52 months.” Read.


LOOM ANALYTICS PROFILED IN CBA'S NATIONAL MAGAZINE BLOG

  • Published on CBA National Blog
  • March 22, 2016

“Loom Analytics is a new arrival on the legal start-up scene. Based in Toronto, it bills itself as an analytics firm that can drill down into legal documents, organize targeted data on past rulings and offer insight into case outcomes. This month it joined LegalX Cluster at the MaRS Discovery District. CBA National caught up with the company’s co-founders (pictured above), CEO Mona Datt, and Raj Datt, a civil litigator at the firm Cozen O'Connor.” Read More


LOOM ANALYTICS FEATURED IN SLAW.CA Q&A SESSION

  • Published on Slaw, Canada's online legal magazine
  • February 4th, 2016

“Currently, lawyers need to rely heavily on reasoning from analogy and anecdotal data when making decisions on case strategy. Loom Analytics is a web-based legal analytics tool that supplements traditional methods by highlighting meaningful patterns in large amounts of legal data.” Read.

 

Publications and Whitepapers Featuring Loom Analytics

EMERGING TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS TO ACCESS TO JUSTICE PROBLEMS: OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS OF MOBILE AND WEB-BASED APPS

  • Authored by Jena McGill, Amy Salyzyn, Suzanne Bouclin, and Karin Galldin
  • Submitted to the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council
  • October 13th, 2016

"Canadians experience multiple barriers to accessing justice, including financial constraints, psychological barriers, informational obstacles and physical barriers. Members of marginalized and equality-seeking communities, who are more likely to face multiple justiciable problems as once, experience these barriers acutely. Apps that purport to facilitate access to justice by providing assistance with legal tasks are increasingly being deployed in the legal services arena. " Read. 


THE PATH OF LAWYERS: ENHANCING PREDICTIVE ABILITY THROUGH RISK ASSESSMENT METHODS

  • Authored by Heather Heavin and Michaela Keet
  • Prepared for the CIAJ 2016 Annual Conference, "Civil Justice and Economics: A Matter of Value" 
  • October 5-7, 2016

"Today, when we hear the terms “risk identification, analysis and assessment” we may more readily think of project managers and engineers, business people or human resource professionals, or even financial specialists – from
traders, to auditors. We may think lawyers do something else. This article endeavours to change that perception. Lawyers do perform risk assessment functions."  Read.