Speaker Bio

Ed is a technology entrepreneur and the CEO of UpRight Law, a nationwide virtual law practice with a mission to increase access to affordable justice through web and mobile technology.

In 2002, he founded Total Attorneys in his Chicago apartment, a company that went on to list twice on the INC. 500 and Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50 lists.

Over his 15-year career, Ed has been inducted into the Chicagoland Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, was listed in Crain’s Chicago Business 40 under 40, named Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s Young CEO of the Year, and was a Midwest finalist for the Ernest and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Under his leadership, his teams have used online technologies to expand access to the justice system and have passionately helped more than a million consumers connect with legal representation.