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Take 5 with James Honsa, Head of Legal Engineering

Interested in life at Ironclad? Get to know our Cladiators through our weekly employee spotlight, Take 5....

Take 5 with Natalie Stam, Software Engineer

Interested in life at Ironclad? Get to know our Cladiators through our weekly employee spotlight, Take 5. Meet Natalie Stam, a software engineer on our product team....

Community Newsletter Ed. №7

This month, get to know Google's Legal Director, Chris Chin, and discover your next opportunity. Subscribe to our Community Newsletter to access 100% of the content, including job postings from our members. ...

Meet Chris Chin, Legal Director at Google

Chris Chin is a Legal Director at Google and has been at the company for 16 years, since it was just a couple hundred employees spread across two buildings. When he started, the legal team tracked all of the company’s contracts on a single spreadsheet. Today, it is an industry leader, defining and setting the standards for how modern legal teams operate....

How to Think About Legal AI

Two years ago, Deloitte predicted that artificial intelligence (AI) would automate about ⅓ of the jobs in the legal sector in the next twenty years. ...

6 Tips for Up-Leveling Your Legal Operations

As a Legal Engineer, I’ve been privileged to learn from Legal Operations professionals at legal teams of all different sizes and maturity stages. Some of those learnings are strategic (like how to achieve broad adoption), but others are quite tactical and simple. Below, I’ve compiled 6 of the easiest, most tactical tips you can implement today to up-level your team’s legal operations....

Community Newsletter Ed. №6

This month, get to know Opendoor's GC, Beth Stevens, and discover your next opportunity. Subscribe to our Community Newsletter to access the content in full, including job postings from our members. Here are excerpts from this month's issue: ...

October Community Recap and Upcoming Events

October was a busy month for Ironclad's community! We hosted two Community Dinners for in-house counsels at a private home in Venice, and at the historic Sunday House in Austin. In Venice, DJ Daiana spun soul and funk overhead as guests enjoyed a feast in one of the first conventionally constructed LEED Platinum houses in California. For the latter event, most attendees were in town for the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)'s Annual Meeting. A mix of lawyers representing retail, advertising, and tech companies across the US dined and connected over a delicious menu featuring sous vide jalapeño hangar steak in Austin's second oldest building, the Sunday House, at the Moonshine Bar & Patio....

Meet Beth Stevens, Head of Legal and Brokerage at Opendoor

Beth Stevens is Head of Legal and Brokerage at Opendoor, a rapidly growing real estate technology company that operates in over twenty markets and purchases more than $2.5 billion in homes annually. Before Opendoor, Beth was General Counsel at Sidecar, a ride-sharing company, and at Earnest, a student loan refinancing company. If there’s one thing that impresses me the most about Beth, it’s that she’s been able to help her companies grow quickly in markets that are highly regulated. Navigating challenging regulatory regimes is difficult enough; doing so while that company is doubling or tripling in size is herculean....

How to achieve broad adoption of your contract management platform

Software implementation is difficult. The list of things that could go wrong is practically endless, and includes things like office politics, technical debt, and lack of software support. But the biggest and most common hurdle is product adoption....