Pittsburgh, PA, May 15, 2023 - LegalSifter®, a pioneering legal technology and services company, is delighted to announce the appointment of Suzanne Porter as its new General Counsel. With her extensive legal expertise and deep understanding of the evolving legal landscape, Porter will play a pivotal role in driving LegalSifter's growth and strategic initiatives, solidifying its position as a global leader in AI-powered contract analysis.
Porter brings to LegalSifter a wealth of experience in corporate law and legal technology. Her appointment underscores LegalSifter's commitment to combining cutting-edge technology and legal expertise to revolutionize the way contracts are reviewed and analyzed. Prior to joining LegalSifter, Suzanne most recently served as the Legal Services Innovations Officer for the Arizona Supreme Court, where she developed, implemented, and oversaw all operations of the alternative business structures, legal paraprofessional, and legal service innovations programs in the Certification and Licensing Division.
"We are thrilled to welcome Suzanne Porter to the LegalSifter team," said Kevin Miller, CEO of LegalSifter. "Her deep intellectual property background, as well as her constant interest in entrepreneurial pursuits within the legal profession, are among a few of the characteristics that make her a terrific match for our team.”
As General Counsel, Porter will provide strategic counsel to LegalSifter's executive team and guide the company's legal affairs, including contract negotiations, compliance, and intellectual property protection. She will play a pivotal role in fostering partnerships with legal professionals, industry leaders, and regulatory bodies, further enhancing LegalSifter's market position and driving its expansion into new sectors and geographies.
Porter has 25 years of experience as an attorney, licensed in Ontario, New York and Arizona. Her distinguished career includes stops at White & Case, Chadbourne & Parke, Heenan Blaikie, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (as an adjunct professor), LexisNexis (as the Director of Content for Large Law and Corporate & Public Markets), Osgoode Professional Development (as the Director, Professional Graduate Programs), and as privacy, IP, international business, and communications counsel for multiple startups.
"I am excited to join LegalSifter and work alongside a remarkable team that is at the forefront of legal innovation," said Suzanne Porter. "LegalSifter's commitment to transforming the way contracts are reviewed and stored aligns perfectly with my passion for leveraging technology to solve complex legal challenges. I look forward to contributing to LegalSifter's mission of empowering legal professionals and bringing affordable legal services to the world."
LegalSifter is a Combined Intelligence™️ company dedicated to bringing affordable legal services to the world by empowering people with artificial intelligence and human expertise. Our products help people negotiate contracts and organize documents faster, safer, and more affordably. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, LegalSifter offers its products to thousands of people and partners in 18 countries. For more information, visit www.legalsifter.com.