Today at noon ET, LexisNexis Canada will present the second program in its masterclass panel discussion series, Tech & Litigation, Shifting Paradigms. Today’s panel focuses on legal operations and how technology can help legal departments manage legal spend and outside counsel.

I will be one of the panelists, together with:

  • Dana Zuech , AVP, Legal Operations, at Sun Life.
  • Melissa LaFlair, director, Legal Operations, at Workplace Safety and Insurance Board.
  • Shaya Silber, pricing counsel, legal innovator, at Blakes.

The program will be moderated by Eric Wai, director of client relationships, LexisNexis Canada.

Among the points we plan to discuss:

  • What is legal operations and how has it changed legal departments?
  • How can technology and process improvements increase the effectiveness of in-house lawyers?
  • Legal data and analytics as a tool for in-house counsel .
  • Best practices for selecting, retaining and managing outside counsel and legal spend .

The program is free, but registration is required.

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Bob is a lawyer, veteran legal journalist, and award-winning blogger and podcaster. In 2011, he was named to the inaugural Fastcase 50, honoring “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries and leaders.” Earlier in his career, he was editor-in-chief of several legal publications, including The National Law Journal, and editorial director of ALM’s Litigation Services Division.