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July 27, 2022 | 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT

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Transform Legal with Tech: Litigation, Contracts, and More

Wednesday, July 27 | 8:00 - 10:00 AM | Detroit Foundation Hotel, 250 W Larned St., Detroit, MI 48226

Join ACC Michigan for this July event sponsored by LegalEase Solutions. The panel discussion moderated by Tariq Hafeez, President/Co-Founder, LegalEase Solutions LLC, focuses on legal transformation and its impact on the contract and litigation space. The one hour panel discussion will give insights on

  1. How tech can be harnessed to improve your law departments' efficiency
  2. The role of legal tech in enhancing contract management
  3. How document automation and predictive analytics is being used to drive down litigation costs for automotive OEMs
  4. The evolution of CLM from contracts to a unified legal platform

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Patrice APatrice Asimakis, Director of Legal Services, LegalEase Solutions

Patrice has extensive expertise in handling litigation and transactional matters for large firms and solo practitioners. She is at the forefront of “NewLaw,” the global transformation redefining how legal services are delivered. Patrice helps lawyers craft innovative solutions across a number of verticals, including legal research, legal operations, contract management, compliance, litigation services and legal analytics.

Patrice was awarded Innovator of the Year by the 2022 Legalweek Leaders in Tech Law Awards. Recently, Patrice was also named as a "Women Worth Watching in Leadership" by Profiles in Diversity Journal and Winner of 2022 Legal Innovator of the Year award from


Jerry LevineJerry Levine, Chief Evangelist and General Counsel (Americas) ContractPodAi

Jerry serves as an advisor to customers and the internal client voice, helping to guide global client success and shape overall product vision.

As a former global general counsel and Corporate Secretary at Amelia (IPsoft) - and a ContractPodAi customer, himself - he successfully implemented ContractPodAi within IPsoft’s legal department. Jerry also held leadership and consulting positions at both publicly and privately held companies, including Axiom and LexisNexis. He also founded a start-up focused law firm. As a leader in legal design thinking, he has been committed to helping legal professionals become “awesome lawyers” and strategic organizational leads - to drive results and increase market share for businesses.

Jerry holds a B.S. in Marketing and Japanese from the University of Maryland, and a J.D. with Honors from Rutgers Law School. He is currently based in New York City.


Brittany WayneBrittany Wayne, Commercial Counsel, LinkSquares

Brittany is Commercial Counsel at LinkSquares and is responsible for drafting and negotiating contracts with prospective customers, existing clients, and vendors. She enjoys gaining insight from her own use of the product and uses it both to advise LinkSquares clients and to negotiate contracts for all teams across the company. Prior to joining LinkSquares, Brittany worked as In-House Counsel at a global healthcare consulting company.

Brittany is a Miami-native but has lived in Boston for the past 10 years. She holds a B.S. degree from Florida State University and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. 


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