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Who We Are

Diversity in talent, experience, and location.

Carla Swansburg

Chief Executive Officer

Carla’s career in legal services spans several decades and includes experience in private practice as a commercial litigator, leading an investigations and disputes team at a large bank, Chief Innovation Officer at a large national Canadian law firm and building and managing the Canadian and LatAm business for a global alternative legal services provider. Carla obtained degrees in Theatre and Law from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, and an MBA from Rotman/University of Toronto.

Terry Wallace

Vice President of Technology

Life long technology expert with 17 years of legal tech experience at a large Canadian law firm, previous owner of a software development company, and over a decade as technical director at a large university. Terry’s experience covers software development, solution architecting, automation, analytics, and web.

Ben Fixsen

Director

Ben brings a life-long passion for innovation combined with top legal experience to the ClearyX team. After beginning his career as a consultant specializing in new product strategies he graduated from Harvard Law School magna cum laude and joined Cleary Gottlieb as a corporate associate. There he completed a secondment at Google and represented clients in transactional matters, including Google’s acquisition of Fitbit Inc. and Honeywell’s spin-off of Resideo Technologies Inc.

Daniel Himmel

Director

Corporate lawyer turned technology generalist, Daniel was a seasoned M&A attorney and in house counsel before joining an early stage legal tech company focused on AI powered contract review software. While there, Daniel built and led teams of subject matter experts responsible for advising large global corporate and legal clients on digital transformation. Daniel recently joined Cleary X as a senior leader to help form and execute its transactional product strategy.

Deborah Adesomoju

Due Diligence Analyst

Deborah Adesomoju’s practice focuses on corporate transactions. Deborah joined the team in 2022.

William (Jody) Campbell

Due Diligence Analyst

2018 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and former Diversity Editor of Georgetown Law Journal. Previous practice experience in the areas of real estate finance and e-discovery.

Nicholas Festa

Transactions Manager

Nicholas Festa focuses on using transactional legal tech to increase efficiencies in the mergers & acquisitions due diligence process. His prior experience includes working in e-discovery and due diligence at another Vault top 50 law firm.

Kaitland Goulet

Due Diligence Analyst

Kaitland graduated from the University of Alberta with her JD in 2019. After graduation she worked at a large regional firm practicing primarily in corporate commercial, real estate, wills and estates.

Grace Ann Lazaro

Due Diligence Analyst

Grace obtained her Master of Laws from Columbia Law School in 2019. After graduating, she worked for the New York State Unified Court System, initially as a Law Clerk then as an Appellate Court Attorney. Prior to moving to the US, Grace worked for an international law firm in Asia for 4 years.

Edgar Perez Olivares

Due Diligence Analyst

Edgar brings extensive eDiscovery experience acquired representing clients in the global financial services, insurance, health care, transportation and energy industries.  His work experience includes managing cross-border and domestic eDiscovery projects for AM Law 50 firms in New York and the Bay Area.

Adil Salomon

Due Diligence Analyst

Adil brings his experience working at a national law firm in Canada, along with a tech start-up to the team. He is dedicated to help the Company grow, through innovative and novel ways to deliver legal services.

Owen Song

Due Diligence Analyst

Owen holds a JD from Western Law and a MSc from Oxford University. His prior experience includes working in a venture capital fund with a focus on emerging technologies. He is passionate about delivering legal services more efficiently using legal tech.