ParadigmShift Law LLP

ParadigmShift Law offers on-demand, sophisticated counsel for clients from crowdsource-funded startups to the Fortune 500.

We leverage cloud technology and decades of AmLaw 100 law firm partner experience to provide cutting-edge responsiveness, innovation and efficiency.



Founded in June 2015 by managing partner Glenn B. Manishin, ParadgimShift Law LLP represents the premiere application of Internet technology to the practice of sophisticated business law. Our mission is finding creative and efficient ways for computer, communications, Web and software companies to validate their business models and to navigate the labyrinth of legal and regulatory barriers impacting innovation. And we love start-ups!

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It’s Time To Prosecute Apple For Monopolization

It’s Time To Prosecute Apple For Monopolization

Mar 11, 2016 | No Comments

What should be of antitrust concern is how Apple has used its iOS monopoly power in anticompetitive ways that go far beyond what Microsoft was lambasted for doing to Netscape in the now-ancient 1990s.

A New Way to Think About Work and Innovation

A New Way to Think About Work and Innovation

Jan 9, 2016 | No Comments

It may be time for the creation of a new kind of worker status, one that provides a middle ground between contract worker and employee. Let’s hope the policymakers listen so that we can keep ride-sharing services and their drivers on this better course.

Competition Regulation & Innovation: A Tale of Three Speeches

Competition Regulation & Innovation: A Tale of Three Speeches

Nov 25, 2015 | No Comments

Three recent speeches by Obama Administration officials provide key insights into the rather conflicted view of current policymakers on the appropriate role of competition regulation in today’s age of digital-fueled disruption.


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    “The Web. 2.0 guru.”

    - Piper Cole, former VP-Govt. Relations, Sun Microsystems

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    - Roberta Katz, former EVP & General Counsel, Netscape

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