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Ken Adams Joins LegalSifter as Chief Content Officer

August 8, 2020

LegalSifter is pleased to announce that after serving as their advisor for the past two years, Ken Adams has joined LegalSifter as Chief Content Officer.

Ken will be responsible for applying legal expertise to LegalSifter’s products. He will help determine the LegalSifter software roadmap, will coordinate the input of subject-matter experts, and will serve as a member of the leadership team.

Kevin Miller, LegalSifter’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We’ve benefited greatly from Ken’s expertise over the past two-plus years, so it’s exciting for us to have him get more involved at a time when LegalSifter is poised for significant growth. Ken’s a transcendent figure in the world of contracts. He has single-handedly created and made himself the master of a new discipline—systematic study of the building blocks of contract language. Applying artificial intelligence to contracts requires expertise. We now have as a LegalSifter employee the unquestioned expert on contract language.”

Miller continues, “It’s a bonus that he’s such a great communicator, whether through his scholarly writing, the training he offers, or his blog. Many people around the world rely on Ken’s work. He will continue those activities alongside his work for us.”

Since 2006 Ken Adams has been a scholar, consultant, and trainer on contract drafting. He is the author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, published by the American Bar Association. The book is in its fourth edition and has sold tens of thousands of copies. Ken has given hundreds of Drafting Clearer Contracts seminars around the world, and he recently launched Drafting Clearer Contracts: Masterclass, an online course based around a series of live one-hour interactive sessions. Before that he worked as a transactional lawyer at law firms in New York and in Geneva, Switzerland. An American citizen, he grew up overseas.

You can reach Ken at For information about Ken’s activities, go to


About LegalSifter

LegalSifter makes contracts easier with AI and expertise. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (USA), its mission is to bring affordable legal services to the world by empowering people with artificial intelligence. LegalSifter offers its products directly to organizations as well as through and with law firms. To learn more, call +1-724-221-7438 or email us at

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