Author Archives: Zach Abramowitz


Conversation: How is CLOC Driving Change in Legal?

Conversation: How is CLOC Driving Change in Legal?

The annual CLOC Institute is unique because, as opposed to some of the pure tech expos, CLOC focuses on legal innovation first, technology second. That might sound like a minor difference, but that theme pervaded every corner of the Bellagio two weeks ago, from the impressive list of attendees to the content and breakout sessions.

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Legaltech’s Shifting Landscape: A Conversation With iManage CMO Dan Carmel

Dan Carmel, CMO of iManage, was building legal technology before it was cool. Dan, who is responsible for go-to-market and product strategies, originally joined iManage in 2001, returned to the company under HP in 2011 after serving as CEO of SpringCM, and was part of the management team that completed a buyout of iManage from HP.

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How Law Firms Evaluate Technology? A Conversation with Reed Smith’s Director of Practice Support, Bryon Bratcher

Last month, the night before the Legaltech Show in New York, I got together for drinks in a midtown bar with Bryon Bratcher, Director of Practice Support at Reed Smith. Bryon has spent the last fifteen years working on the tech side of Am Law 200 firms, first specializing in litigation technology. I met Bryon


A Conversation with Mary O’Carroll, Head of Legal Operations at Google

Last month at the Legaltech Show in New York, I had an opportunity to meet with a variety of legal executives at top legal software and service providers. When I asked them to identify important trends in the market, nearly all of them mentioned the growth of legal operations, or as Dan Carmel, CMO of