12 episodes

A podcast about legal innovation. We interview leaders in the legal industry who are using technology to enhance the work and services legal teams provide.

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    • 5.0, 17 Ratings

A podcast about legal innovation. We interview leaders in the legal industry who are using technology to enhance the work and services legal teams provide.

    Ep 12: OfferUp GC on building a legal dept from the ground up & partnering with product from day 1

    Ep 12: OfferUp GC on building a legal dept from the ground up & partnering with product from day 1

    In this episode, PactSafe CEO Brian Powers hosts guest Nathan Garnett, General Counsel at OfferUp. Tune in as Nathan shares his experience in building a legal department from the ground up, and why integrating into each organization within the business was crucial to the company's success. Nathan also shares how his team excels by repurposing JIRA as an effective contract management tool.

    • 30 min
    Ep 11: NetDocuments GC on building the first legal team at the company

    Ep 11: NetDocuments GC on building the first legal team at the company

    In this episode we feature guest Liz Benegas, General Counsel at NetDocuments. We talk about her approach to building the first legal team at a company that's been around for 2 decades and her unique perspective on legal tech as GC at a legal tech company.

    • 19 min
    Ep 10: thredUp GC on changes the coronavirus pandemic is likely to force on the legal profession

    Ep 10: thredUp GC on changes the coronavirus pandemic is likely to force on the legal profession

    In this episode, PactSafe CEO Brian Powers chats with Alon Rotem, General Counsel & Head of Partnerships at thredUP.

    Tune in as Brian and Alon discuss some of the challenges to building a legal department from the ground up at a unique business like thredUP, and well as his thoughts on changes the coronavirus pandemic are likely to force on the legal profession.

    • 35 min
    Ep 9: CarrierHQ COO & General Counsel shares how the B2B company manages its B2C volume

    Ep 9: CarrierHQ COO & General Counsel shares how the B2B company manages its B2C volume

    In our first podcast since being in quarantine, PactSafe CEO Brian Powers chats with CarrierHQ COO & General Counsel Brion St Amour on the company's unique B2C volume, despite being a B2B business. Tune in as Brion discusses CarrierHQ's method to managing a high-velocity business, as well his unique approach to evaluating when to automate and accelerate processes with technology.

    • 17 min
    Ep 8: How Gusto took its legal team from 2-30 & built a partnership with product

    Ep 8: How Gusto took its legal team from 2-30 & built a partnership with product

    In this episode PactSafe CEO Brian Powers interviews Megan Niedermeyer and Chelsea Turner, two of the leaders of the Gusto legal team. Tune in as they discuss how they've scaled the legal team from 2-30, how they've built a super collaborative relationship with their product teams, and how they've leveraged technology to scale.

    • 36 min
    Ep 7: Marketplace Risk CEO shares why support from c-suite is crucial to your legal team's success

    Ep 7: Marketplace Risk CEO shares why support from c-suite is crucial to your legal team's success

    In this episode of Legal Departments of the Future, host and PactSafe founder and CEO Brian Powers features guest Jeremy Gottschalk, former General Councel of Sittercity and the founder and CEO of Marketplace Risk.

    Tune in as Brian chats with Jeremy about his successful tenure at Sittercity and how it inspired him to launch the Marketplace Risk platform, which is pioneering the collaboration and best practice sharing among in-house lawyers across the entire online marketplace vertical.

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

CLR1994 ,

Forward Thinking

Legal content can be so dull, but the way this podcast is focused on the future of legal and the new ways to control acceptance is so entertaining. Finally a legal podcast that won't put me to sleep!

BennyG27 ,

Good Content for GCs

This is a good quick listen and so far I’ve gotten a few good ideas from it.

Marin W. ,

Hosted by an attorney - thumbs up

The host himself is an attorney, so the discussions with legal guests comes across natural and conversational. Great real-world examples of innovative legal departments (no fluffy stuff.)

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