Logan Beirne

Logan Beirne

ISP Faculty Fellow, Yale Law School

Logan Beirne is an ISP Faculty Fellow at the Information Society Project and Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Matterhorn Transactions, Inc., a legal information services company that provides transaction term language and market trend analytics to law firms and financial institutions across the US, UK, and Canada. He has invested in, and helped to build, multiple other successful software companies. He was previously an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. Beirne earned a B.S. in Finance at Fairfield University, was a Fulbright Scholar at Queen’s University, and received a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a Coker Fellow and awarded the Edgar M. Cullen Prize.

In 2013, he published the bestselling Blood of Tyrants: George Washington & the Forging of the Presidency, which was selected for the Colby Award and the Lincoln Medal. The book explores how the battlefield decisions of the Founders continue to shape the meaning of the U.S. Constitution. Beirne was a contributor to the casebook Iconic Cases in Corporate Law (West Academic Publishing, 2008). Beirne and his writings have been featured by The Wall Street Journal, NY Times, USA Today, The Washington Times, Reuters, Fox News, National Review, and other media outlets.


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