WE LAUNCH LEGAL CAREERS

AltaClaro Learning is rocket fuel for legal skills training--learn from practicing attorneys using a unique experiential framework based on education science, with mock transactions and live feedback.

Morgan

Wai Zee

General Counsel, WeWork (Asia)

There is definitely a big need for this … Senior partners at firms are not spending enough time [on training] and most professional education out there is superficial.”

Anu Jaya Naidu

Senior Counsel / The Offsite General Counsel

After taking this course, You could come into a firm on day one, start diving into the documents, and be able to provide meaningful input to the deal team. While [other courses] focus on the theoretical or updates in the law, this focuses on the practical and gives you a toolkit to jump start or refresh your practice.”

Morgan

Morgan Chaney-Alexandria Kearse

Corporate Counsel, Affinity Solutions

Each instructor takes the time to work through the material with you so that you can understand the actual practice of law and not just the theory. The one-on-one sessions provide a unique chance to delve deeper into questions with your instructor that are tailored to your individual strengths and weaknesses.”

Education Solutions

For Law Firms

Get your associates billing sooner with our flexible, guided law firm training solutions. Plug in our materials and instructors, and we can have your solution up and running in minutes--or supplement our materials with your firm's resources; it's your choice.

For Universities

Improve employment outcomes for your students. Create innovative online practical skills curricula based on experiential learning techniques. Launch new educational programs to differentiate your school from the pack and serve your alumni and professional community.

For Professionals

Gain the legal skills you need to succeed--whatever your profession or practice area, we have guided upskilling solutions to fuel your career journey. Our experts can help you tailor a curriculum to your professional needs, then facilitate your progress to make sure you reach your goals.

Effective Learning With ROI--Backed By Education Science

Our 3-step experiential learning framework improves retention by 2X over typical online courses--with increased engagement, more practical learning, and less wasted time.

Step 1: Learn

Learn at your own pace, absorbing lessons in short, easily digested segments led by experienced practitioners.

Step 2: Do

Apply what you've learned to solve real-world client scenarios, using transaction documents derived from actual deals.

Step 3: Review

Deepen your learning in virtual review sessions with an experienced practitioner. Review model answers and ask questions.

Our Instructors

Our instructors are practitioners with outstanding professional and educational qualifications and demonstrated achievement in their field. All have significant Big Law experience.

Julie Ryan

Julie Ryan

Partner, Acceleron Law Group, LLP Head of Experiential Learning at AltaClaro (xAkin Gump, xClifford Chance)
Stephen B. Kaplitt

Stephen Kapplitt

Principal, Kaplitt Legal Consulting (xWeil Gotshal, xCadwalader)

Marilyn Sonnie

(Retired) Partner, Jones Day

Philip Colbran

(Retired) Partner, Chadbourne
Helen Choi

Helen Choi

Lecturer, USC Gould School of Law (xCadwalader, xDebevoise)
Robert Rugani

Robert Rugani

Partner and Co-Founder, Acceleron Law Group, LLP (xSidley Austin, xMorgan Lewis, xBrobeck)

Greg Stoller

Partner, Abrams Fensterman (xWSGR, xWeil Gotchal)

Greg McLaughlin

Senior Counsel, IBM Global Services

Chris Wilkinson

Partner, Employment Law Group at Orrick

Scott Rodin

Client Partner at Korn Ferry

Joel Barras

SVP & Managing Counsel, Employment at Citizens Financial Group, Inc.

Michael Mancusi

Financial Services Partner at Arnold & Porter

S. Jeanine Conley

Shareholder at Littler Mendelson

Michael Thom

Managing Director & Chief Administration Officer, MUFG Americas

Our Team

Our founding team has substantial experience practicing law in varied industries and environments, a passion for transforming legal education using innovative technology, and a track record of building dynamic technology companies.

ABDI SHAYESTEH

CEO & Founder

Serial entrepreneur, founded and successfully sold two startups prior to age 30. Over 15 years of experience as a corporate and banking attorney in diverse settings.

JEREMY LILES

Head of Product & Technology

20+ yrs. experience in startup product development and technology. 4+ yrs. experience as an in-house corporate attorney.

JULIE RYAN

Head of Experiential Learning

Over 18 years of experience as a corporate transactions and M&A attorney. Assoc. Professor of Lawyering Skills at USC Law, Partner at Acceleron. Previously at Russ August & Kabat, Akin Gump, and Clifford Chance.

Find Out More

Law Firms

Flexible solutions to get associates practicing (and billing) quickly.

Universities

Innovative learning to attract the best students and place them in the best jobs.

Professionals

Guided learning pathways to conquer new practice areas and achieve career goals.