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LegalSifter for Universities

Improve Your University Contract Operations Before and After Signing

At LegalSifter, we understand the unique challenges universities face when it comes to contracts including:

  • High volume of contracts to review and negotiate pre-signature.
  • Keeping track of contractual obligations and deadlines post-signature.
  • Not enough time or resources to do either.

The complexities can easily become overwhelming with the lack of resources available. Let us help you simplify your contract operations.


LegalSifter's Solution: AI Software, Contract Expertise, and People

LegalSifter combines artificial intelligence with expertise and people to deliver a powerful solution for universities managing sponsored research agreements and procurement contracts. Our AI tools and expert services streamline contract reviews, reduce errors, and ensure compliance with both university policies and counterparty requirements.


Contract Guidance in Minutes

LegalSifter’s AI software efficiently sifts through contracts, identifying key clauses and potential issues based on your university's specific playbooks. This not only speeds up the review process but also improves accuracy, allowing your team to focus on strategic negotiations.

Customizable Playbooks

Easily adapt to the various types of third-party contracts with customizable playbooks that cover your university’s key legal concepts. This minimizes the learning curve for new staff and ensures consistency across all contracts.

Flexible Service Options

Whether you prefer to manage contract reviews in-house using our AI tools or need extra support, LegalSifter offers flexible solutions. You can choose to sift your own agreements with our software or leverage our team as an extension of yours to handle the reviews. This flexibility ensures that you always have the right level of support to meet your changing needs. Learn more about our Contract Control Program.


LegalSifter easily adapts to seasonal peaks in contract volume and manages steady flows of agreements throughout the year, meeting your needs effortlessly without the requirement for additional staff.

Common University Contracts and Agreements

LegalSifter out-of-the-box playbooks help universities efficiently review contracts by providing expert guidance that simplifies contract review. Here are some of the common university contracts we see:

  • Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA)
  • SaaS Agreements
  • End-User License Agreements (EULA)
  • Services Agreements Goods Agreements
  • Sponsored Research Agreements
  • Clinical Trial Agreements
  • Material Transfer Agreements
  • Commercial Leases
  • Equipment Leases
  • Data Processing Agreements
  • Hotel Agreements

Proven Results

Our solutions have significantly streamlined contract review for universities, boosting efficiency and compliance.

Increase in annual contract transactions without adding staff.
Reduction in initial contract review time.
Reduction in total contract turnaround time.
Case study

Large Public University Cuts Contract Review Times by 70%+

Discover Smarter Contract Management
Take the first step towards more efficient contract management. Book your discovery meeting now and see the difference LegalSifter makes for universities.