A guide to upcoming events for legal departments
As much as we all want to hold onto the last few weeks of summer, the hallmarks of fall are fast approaching: kids are heading back to school, pumpkin spice lattes are almost back and, of course, planning is underway for fall legal operations events and in-house counsel events. Luckily, there is a lot to look forward to this fall regarding events, whether you’re interested in learning about best practices for legal operations, networking with amazing groups of legal industry professionals or getting the scoop on the latest legal technology.
Here is a quick look at upcoming legal operations, in-house counsel and other legal industry events for fall 2023.
Date: September 12, 2023
Location: Virtual – 2 p.m. ET
This virtual roundtable discussion with the Legal Innovators Network (LINK) is all about advocating for resources as a legal operations professional. Stakeholder buy-in is key when it comes to accomplishing legal ops goals, and this discussion, “Learning Strategies to Advocate for Resources,” will help develop compelling proposals and get approvals. The Priori team will host a breakout session on Priori Marketplace after the discussion for a deeper dive into the topic. (Note: This event is available for LINK members only.)
ABA 2023 Women of Legal Tech Summit
Date: September 13, 2023
Location: Virtual – 12 p.m. ET
Priori Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder Mirra Levitt is honored to be among the women recognized on the ABA's Women of Legal Tech list for 2023 and to speak at this year's Women of Legal Tech Summit. Women in legal tech, whether legal tech entrepreneurs, lawyers representing tech companies, lawyers using technology in innovative ways, or lawyers in public service using technology to improve access to justice, have raised the gold standard of success. For six years now, the Women of Legal Tech Summit has provided an opportunity to bring many of those women together to celebrate each other, form collaborations, grow stronger together and brainstorm new ways to break down barriers to women in legal tech.
The Price Is Right: How Meta Manages Its Rate Review Process
Date: September 14, 2023
Location: Virtual – 12 p.m. ET
Join moderator Basha Rubin, CEO and Co-Founder of Priori, for a discussion with Janine Dixon, Meta’s Legal Operations Manager, and Lynden Renwick, Managing Partner of Out-House Attorneys, as they talk about their experience working together through Priori to develop a rate review process for Meta, build strong outside counsel relationships and use data and technology to their advantage. Rate reviews are critical to optimizing law department spend and important to any legal operations strategy. You’ll learn how to answer questions like:
What is a reasonable rate increase?
How do you evaluate and discuss law firm performance?
How can you push back without damaging the relationship with outside counsel?
Legal Operators Summit by the Sea
Date: September 20–22, 2023
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Priori is excited to sponsor the second annual Summit by the Sea, a networking event for legal operations professionals that gathers the industry for substantive conversations, best practice exchanges and meaningful connections. Attendees will gain real value through connecting to the best and brightest thought leaders and decision-makers in legal operations. Programming topics include diversity, change management, professional development and legal spend management.
ALM General Counsel Conference (GCC) Southwest
Date: September 21–22, 2023
Location: Dallas, TX
GCC Southwest delivers key insights and practical solutions today's in-house counsel need to be successful business leaders and strategic advisors, overcome effects of the ever-changing data privacy laws, navigate purposeful corporate culture, take the lead on ESG initiatives and much more. We're excited to connect with the in-house counsel community, learn about the big issues facing legal departments and talk about the role legal technology plays in addressing those issues.
Priori Marketplace Demo: Commercial Contract Support
Date: September 27, 2023
Location: Virtual – 1 p.m. ET
Streamline your process for finding the right attorney to assist with your next commercial contracts project. Join us for a 30-minute live demo of Priori Marketplace, an easy-to-use platform that connects you with a network of highly qualified lawyers. After introductory comments on market trends from Priori CEO and Co-Founder, Basha Rubin, Priori VP of Client Development, Matt Wheatley, will answer your questions and show you:
How to submit a commercial contracts support request and select an attorney on the platform.
How our technology creates a curated slate of available attorneys for you to review.
How a simplified selection process reduces costs and delivers results.
ALM General Counsel Conference (GCC) East
Date: October 2–3, 2023
Location: Brooklyn, NY
GCC East is the premier forum for in-house counsel to learn, network and evolve in their roles. With a focus on the in-house counsel’s perspective, sessions will tackle topics covering strategic leadership, technology and cybersecurity risks, global supply chain issues, ESG integration, emerging data privacy laws and regulatory changes and much more.
LegalOps.com Conference 2023
Date: October 15–18, 2023
Location: Las Vegas, NV
This inaugural event offers sessions for legal operations professionals, in-house counsel and global legal project management covering a wide range of topics, from leveraging technology to developing impactful metrics to managing outside counsel spend, as well as networking opportunities, including workshops, formal networking groups, and informal formats.
ALM Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL)
Date: October 17–19, 2023
Location: New Orleans, LA
Women Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) offers an opportunity for unprecedented exchange with women in-house counsel and outside counsel. This unique event was created with the assistance of an advisory board comprised of high-ranking women, general counsel or direct reports to the GC, and were drawn from across the globe.
Denver Sheridan, Chief Business Officer - Marketplace at Priori, will host a roundtable session at this year's WIPL conference about work assessment and right sourcing. Join her on day two of the conference, October 18, 2023, at 4:30 PM ET to learn how to “Right Source the Right Way.” You’ll find out how top legal departments perform work assessments to right source their work and optimize their legal spend.
2023 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Annual Meeting
Date: October 22–25, 2023
Location: San Antonio, TX
This year's ACC Annual Meeting offers sessions covering important topics affecting in-house counsel, legal departments and legal practices in different learning formats, including microlearning, panel sessions, roundtables and workshops, many of which offer CLE credit. In addition, networking opportunities allow attendees to exchange ideas and share experiences with colleagues from around the globe.
2023 Buying Legal Conference
Date: October 24–25, 2023
Location: New York, NY
Presented by Buying Legal Council (BLC), this event examines the ways legal departments evolve amidst a rapidly changing legal buying environment, from AI and legal technology to inflation to ESG concerns. In-house counsel and legal operations professionals have the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers, grow professionally and challenge their thinking on how to better buy legal services and legal technology.
These are just some of the legal operations events and in-house counsel events happening in fall 2023. View all of the events Priori is attending.