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, ParadigmShift Law LLP represents the premiere application of Internet technology to the practice of sophisticated business law. Our core 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. On demand, real-time advice is our watchword — no "it depends" or memos here. We bleed for our clients and we love startups!

Featured Blawg Posts

Still  Crazy After All These Years (How Social Media Continues to Disrupt Internet Copyright Law)

Still Crazy After All These Years (How Social Media Continues to Disrupt Internet Copyright Law)

Jan 18, 2019 | No Comments

There is still an inherent and unfortunately unresolved tension between U.S. law and the content-sharing functions that epitomize, social media today.

Antitrust Is About Constraining Market Power

Antitrust Is About Constraining Market Power

Aug 16, 2018 | No Comments

It makes no sense — and would flatly contradict the fundamental role of antitrust in constraining abuse of market power — to jettison the long-standing music industry antitrust consent decrees without an appropriate regulatory framework to replace them.

Debunking the Myth of the “Retail Apocalypse”

Debunking the Myth of the “Retail Apocalypse”

Jul 13, 2018 | No Comments

For retailers, over-leveraged balance sheets, immense debt service obligations and a failure to adapt to changing consumer preferences are clearly far more significant than anything Amazon has done.


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  • “Excellent counselor for overcoming the complex legal obstacles confronting technology start-ups.”

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  • “Glenn is an awesome lawyer for tech start-ups.”

    - Grace Chen, founder & CEO, LucidAct Health

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    - Lisa Wade, UpCounsel client

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

  • “The best antitrust move the software industry ever made.”

    - Ken Wasch, President, SIIA

  • “Smart, fast and strategic.”

    - Roberta Katz, former EVP & General Counsel, Netscape

  • “A leading antitrust expert.”


  • “A fantastic partner who navigated start-up issues from funding and intellectual property to final acquisition.”

    - Dave Craft, founder & CEO,, Inc.

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