Thursday, August 24, 2023


Awarded by vLex, legal intelligence company, the "Fastcase 50 Honorees" award honours the law’s "smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, lawyers, and leaders." 

Faculty of Law Professor Benjamin Alarie, Osler Chair in Business Law, University of Toronto Faculty of Law; Founder & CEO, Blue J Legal was named to the list of 2023 honorees: 

"Alarie, aka "the AI Taxman" is a Canadian jurist, law professor, and the CEO of Blue J Legal, a legal tech company specializing in artificial intelligence, legal prediction, and intelligent diagramming. Ben is charting new paths for legal professionals handling complex tax and employment law issues with his development of cutting-edge artificial intelligence platforms that enable lawyers to predict legal outcomes. His monthly column in Tax Notes, Blue J Predicts, analyzes recently decided and pending U.S. tax cases using machine learning. Ben’s academic contributions have also been widely recognized, with his research focusing on tax law, administrative law, and empirical legal studies. By leveraging technology and data-driven approaches, he continues to make significant advancements in the practice of law, transforming the way legal professionals navigate complex legal landscapes."