Thomson Reuters and MaRS LegalX presented the Emerging Legal Technology Forum at MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, a premier forum showcasing top legal industry professionals and change leaders taking a comprehensive look at ways to use technology to revolutionize legal practice.

The program examined the current state of technologies available and the impact they have in the firm, how contract and document automation change the transactional practice, the design change requirements to leverage technology to improve delivery of legal services, and the power in leveraging legal data analytics.

The panel entitled “Object Lesson:  How Contract Automation is Changing the Transactional Practice” featured:

Ned Gannon, Chief Executive Officer, eBrevia, Inc
Fred Headon, Assistant General Counsel – Labor and Employment Law, Air Canada
Mara Nickerson, Chief Knowledge Officer, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Mark Tamminga, Partner, Leader of Innovation Initiatives, Gowlings WLG
Andy Wishart, Global Head – ContractExpress, Thomson Reuters