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Jacqueline Schafer

Jacqueline Schafer

Jacqueline Schafer is the founder and CEO of Clearbrief, which won Litigation Technology Product of the Year at Legalweek 2023. Schafer was named to the American Bar Association’s “2022 Women of Legal Tech” list, the 2022 Fastcase 50, Honoring ‘Innovators, Techies, Visionaries and Leaders’ in Law, and also received the 2021 Washington State Bar APEX Award for Legal Innovation for founding Clearbrief as well as for her 2020 law review article ("Harnessing AI for Struggling Families"). 

Jacqueline began her career as a litigation associate at the New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, and spent the majority of her career as an Assistant Attorney General in the Washington and Alaska Attorney General’s Offices, where she specialized in appellate practice and complex litigation. Before founding Clearbrief in 2020, she also served as in-house counsel for the national nonprofit Casey Family Programs. She received her B.A. in English and French from the University of Pennsylvania (where she sang with John Legend's former a cappella group!), and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.