Reinventing Law To Improve Lives

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Reinventing Legal

Our Core Values

01
Make Clients
Love Us

We remove obstacles for our clients, showing them in every interaction that we care about their futures.

02
Understand and Educate

We empower clients by taking the time to understand their individual needs and concerns, then educating them about their options.

03
Let Bushido Code Guide Us

We are moral, courageous, benevolent, respectful, honest and loyal.

04
Find a Better Way

We’re driven to improve our processes and our service, and charge every team member with finding a better way.

05
Achieve as a Team

We know our collective strength is greater than the sum of our parts, and embrace openness, learning and mentoring for the benefit of our clients, our business and our team members.

06
Laugh Often and Make Others Smile

We work hard, have fun and strive to create an environment in which everyone can do the same.

Our Leadership

Ed Scanlan on LinkedIn

Ed Scanlan

Chief Executive

Ed is a technology entrepreneur with expertise in starting and running high growth online enabled businesses.
Before UpRight Law he was Founder & CEO of Total Attorneys.



Kevin Chern on LinkedIn

Kevin Chern

Managing Partner

Kevin is an expert in law practice management. Most recently he was President of Total Attorneys and before that ran one of the largest consumer law firms in the US.
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Jason Allen on LinkedIn

Jason Allen

President

Jason is a consumer law attorney who has represented thousands of clients. Before UpRight Law he founded and ran Law Solutions / Jason Allen Law.
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Bob Hannon on LinkedIn

Bob Hannon

VP, Operations

Bob has 10+ years experience utilizing technology and proven methods to scale and optimize business operations. Prior to UpRight Law, Bob was fundamental in scaling the operations at Total Attorneys.

Manu Sivanandam on LinkedIn

Manu Sivanandam

VP, Marketing and Strategy

Manu has 15+ years experience in marketing, analytics and strategy. Prior to UpRight Law he held senior roles at Orbitz Worldwide and McKinsey.

James MacLelland on LinkedIn

James MacLelland

VP, Finance

James specializes in building financial teams, operations, and systems for high growth businesses. He has over 15 years of financial management experience, most recently concentrating in areas of online media and legal services. James earned his degree in economics from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

Matt Eatherton on LinkedIn

Matt Eatherton

VP, Product

Matt is a software product innovator with expertise bringing new B2C and B2B technology solutions to market. Before UpRight Law, he built and ran product development teams for tech companies like Avant, Inadco, and TransUnion.

Craig Sonnenschein on LinkedIn

Craig Sonnenschein

VP, General Counsel

Craig has over 15 years of legal experience in positions including Associate General Counsel of Orbitz Worldwide, litigator at an Am Law 10 firm, and law clerk to a federal judge.
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David Leibowitz on LinkedIn

David Leibowitz

Chief Legal Officer

David is a nationally recognized consumer protection litigation attorney. He has spent over 25 years vigorously defending consumer rights. He is also a Chapter 7 Trustee.
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Mary Robinson on LinkedIn

Mary Robinson

Advisor

Mary is a nationally respected ethics attorney. She is a former long time Administrator of the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Committee. She advises the firm on all regulatory and compliance matters.

Our Outside Counsel

Felicia Burda on LinkedIn

Felicia Burda

United States Trustee Compliance Counsel

Felicia was the Deputy Executive Director of the American Bankruptcy Institute, the U.S. Trustee for Regions 20 and 21 and a partner in the bankruptcy department of a large Atlanta-based law firm. Now the principal of Burda Bankruptcy Consulting, she advises the firm on regulatory matters related to the United States Trustee Program.

Lucian T. Pera on LinkedIn

Lucian T. Pera

Professional Responsibility Counsel

Lucian is a nationally recognized ethics attorney. Lucian advises the firm in its efforts to be compliant with state bar requirements regulating the practice of law. He has served as President of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, Treasurer of the American Bar Association and recently as Chair of the governing committee of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility. He also served on the ABA “Ethics 2000” Commission that substantially revised the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct in 2002.

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