Casey Flaherty of Kia Motors’ legal department is on a mission to unite his fellow in-house counsel around the prospect that their outside law firms really, really need to be much better at technology. And not just e-discovery. Flaherty famously launched Kia’s tech audit process to test and grade the tech abilities of the […]

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Brightleaf sells document automation technologies—and technology-leveraged services—that help lawyers work more quickly, efficiently, accurately, collaboratively, and profitably.  We deploy those technologies and services at law firms and in-house legal departments.  Our customers at those firms and departments use Brightleaf to improve contract creation and contract negotiation…and to gain greater contract intelligence over their executed transactions. We make […]

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Starting a company is a big deal. It often requires entrepreneurs to quit more stable, sensible jobs, and invest vast amounts of their time and energy (not to mention money) into a new project. All this for a venture that may or may not pan out. But for most entrepreneurs, this is what’s great about […]

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If you’re interested–really interested–in how to bring innovation to the delivery of legal services, and if you haven’t thoroughly checked out Rich Baer’s blog, ‘Reliance on Counsel” yet, you should stop reading this right now and go there.  Now.  Seriously…go on.  Go. Don’t worry….we’ll wait for you.  [Why are you still here?  You shouldn’t be here.  Go here instead.  C’mon…go…] […]

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InsideCounsel Magazine just released its list of the ten most innovative corporate legal departments.  We were particularly glad to see Qwest listed as the winner for innovation in the area of ethics leadership. If you read any of the trade periodicals aimed at legal department management, you probably recognize Rich Baer’s name.  In 2008, Corporate […]

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