Lucy Bassli is an attorney, author of The Simple Guide to Legal Innovation and the Founder and Principal of InnoLaw Group, PLLC. As a former Assistant General Counsel of Legal Operations and Contracting at Microsoft, she redefined how legal work is done and created one of the first managed service engagements with a law firm. In 2015, she was named to the National Law Journal list of Outstanding Women Lawyers, and an ACC Value Champion in 2016. Before joining Microsoft, Lucy was an associate at Davis Wright Tremaine in Seattle in the commercial bankruptcy and business transactions practices.
Lucy is a highly sought-after legal industry expert working with corporate legal departments and law firms on modernizing legal service delivery, automation, smart risk-taking and alternative resourcing models. She trains and consults with lawyers to take best practices in the legal industry to a new level. Lucy has a deep partnership with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm, to deliver legal operations consulting to corporate law departments; and she is a strategy advisor for LawGeex, an AI legal start-up that automates contract review processes.
Lucy is a frequent writer, often contributing to industry books; and a speaker on legal services innovation, legal technology and legal process outsourcing. She recently developed her own courseware, Modernizing Your Legal Practice, a three-part series designed to help law firm lawyers to turn ideas into actionable business practices.