Team

 
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Ian Connett, Esq. is the Founder of Connett, P.C., Consul™ and Quantum Jurist, Inc., a legal technology venture dedicated to driving efficiencies and fairness in the legal services industry. Ian also serves as a Contributing Editor to the Evolve the Law Legal Innovation Center and is the Host of the popular EvolveLaw Podcast syndicated by Above the Law.com. Ian has served as both in-house and outside counsel to numerous technology ventures, including Visto (formerly Collective, Inc.) and Westcon Group based in in New York.

Ian is a graduate of Pace Law School (J.D.) and Trinity College (B.A.) where he focused on International Law and studied International Politics in Rome, Italy.   Ian is currently based in New York and you can connect with Ian on Twitter and LinkedIn or reach him by email at ian@connettpc.com (for business inquires, personal correspondence, and media or speaking engagements).   

Ian Connett, ESQ.

FOUNDER & CEO

 
 
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ANDREI BONDAREV

TECHNOLOGY LEAD

Andrei Bondarev is an entrepreneur and technology expert. Andrei has advised both for-profit and non-profit clients across industry verticals and has brought successful products to market. Previously, Andrei helped launch the TechHire platform, Former President Barack Obama's inclusive hiring initiative, scaled digital tools and services for the National Public Radio, built out a public business directory for the Department of Small & Local Business Development of Washington DC, and assisted a Y-Combinator startup in growth stage. He also oversaw the successful integration of a technology startup acquisition at WeddingWire, built products for an e-commerce startup Spree Commerce and Gannett/USA Today, and oversaw the development of numerous products for the Department of Health and Human Services.

Andrei received a Distinguished Academic Achievement Certificate for earning a B.S. degree in Information Technology & Information Security from George Mason University and he currently resides in New York City.

 

LUCAS GLADSTEIN

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT LEAD

Lucas Gladstein leads business development at Consul™ with a background working in the private equity and investment banking sectors. Prior to joining Consul™ Lucas supported legal technology operations at Quantum Jurist, Inc. and served as a summer financial analyst for Ares Management, R.F. Lafferty and California Business Bank. Lucas also performed extensive legislative research and helped to prepare official statements on several policy topics for the office of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.

Lucas is currently pursuing his B.S. in Finance and Legal Studies at Mercy College as a part of their Business Honors Program and has also studied abroad at the University of Oxford (Christ Church) with a focus in Analytical Philosophy and European Economics.