Ed Walters is the CEO and co-founder of Fastcase, an online legal research software company based in Washington, D.C. Fastcase has grown to become one of the world’s largest legal publishers, serving more than 800,000 subscribers around the world.

Before founding Fastcase, Ed Walters worked at Covington & Burling, where he advised a variety of large companies on corporate advisory work for software companies and sports leagues, and intellectual property litigation. In addition to his work at Covington & Burling, Ed Walters also worked in the White House from 1991 to 1993 in the Office of Media Affairs and then in the Office of Presidential Speechwriting. After his work in the White House, he was the lead account executive in an influential Washington public relations boutique. From 1996 to 1997, he served as judicial clerk with the Honorable Emilio M. Garza on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Ed Walters earned an A.B. in government from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago.