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 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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Why Amazon is Good For Traditional Retailers

Why Amazon is Good For Traditional Retailers

Feb 9, 2018 | No Comments

The “retail apocalypse story” is false. The lesson from Christmas ‘17 is that Amazon is good for consumers, good for competition and, yes, good for traditional retailers. Leave it be.

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part II

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part II

Nov 10, 2017 | No Comments

The malleability of market boundaries and aggressive AI competition among online services should help rebut claims that not only Google, but Facebook and Amazon as well, are somehow illegal monopolies.

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part I

How Digital Assistant AI Competition is Undermining “Hipster Antitrust” – Part I

Nov 9, 2017 | No Comments

The hipster antitrust narrative about Internet “monopolies” runs headlong into the reality of fierce artificial intelligence competition among the largest tech companies in the emerging voice-controlled digital assistant space.


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