Nada Alnajafi is a seasoned in-house attorney, creator of the Contract Nerds blog, and author of Contract Redlining Etiquette. Nada is currently serving as in-house counsel for Franklin Templeton. Over the past 15 years, she has worked for companies from various industries, focusing mainly on buy-side commercial and technology transactions. She has implemented several different contract management solutions and built contracting processes from the ground up. With her dynamic legal and consulting background, she is more than just an attorney; she is a trusted advisor, business partner, project manager, creative problem-solver, and skilled negotiator.
Jessica Nguyen is the Chief Legal Officer of Lexion, the simple legal ticketing system and AI-powered contract management. Jessica has an extensive and broad in-house legal career at companies of various sizes and stages in the technology space. Prior to Lexion, she was the General Counsel of PayScale, a Microsoft attorney supporting Outlook email, and the first in-house attorney at Avalara. Jessica has been recognized as the 2020 “Startup GC of the Year” by Corporate Counsel magazine, a 2019 Top 100 Legal Influencers by The Business Journals, Best Under 40 by the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and a 2018 Puget Sound Business Journal 40 Under 40.