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FT Innovative Lawyers Awards North America 2019

New York |
Speakers include:
Peter Spiegel

Peter Spiegel

Financial Times

Overview

Now in its ninth year of publication and covering the US, Canada, and Mexico, the FT North America Innovative Lawyers Report has become one of the top legal rankings in the region.

The FT Innovative Lawyers Report and Awards represent a unique analysis of the legal industry, assessing lawyers on their innovation both for clients and in their own businesses. We base both the report and awards on thorough research and robust journalism.

We will celebrate the standout legal innovations of 2019 at an awards ceremony in New York on 9 December.

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Agenda - 9th Dec

  • 6:45pm
    Guest Arrival, Registration and Networking Champagne Reception
  • 7:30pm
    Welcome Remarks & Dinner
  • 9:00pm
    FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Ceremony
  • 11:00pm
    Close

Speakers (1)

Peter Spiegel

Peter Spiegel

News Editor
Financial Times

Peter Spiegel has been the FT's News Editor since May, and was previously Brussels Bureau Chief. He returned to the FT in 2010 after spending five years covering foreign policy and national security issues from Washington for the Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times, focusing on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He first joined the FT in 1999 covering business regulation and corporate crime in its Washington bureau, before spending four years covering military affairs and the defence industry in London and Washington.

Venue

Gotham Hall
1356 Broadway
New York 10018

United States of America

Tel: +1 212-244-4300

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FAQs

The FT Innovative Lawyers Awards ceremony will take place on Monday 9 December 2019.

Further details can be found below.

Venue and Accommodation

The Awards dinner will take place at the Gotham Hall, New York. For venue information, please click here.

We have put together a unique HotelMap that shows hotel deals at nearby hotels to the Gotham Hall. To view options and to book, please click here.

Tables

Tables are for 10, 11 or 12 guests. Bookings of fewer than 10 tickets will be accommodated together on shared tables. Tables are allocated on a strict first-come, first-served basis. 

Ticket bookings

Click here to register your place.

Tickets

Tickets will be emailed to the main ticket booker one week before the event. It will be the ticket booker's responsibility to forward these to their guests. Please note: You do not need a printed ticket to gain entry to the awards so if you have an problems distributing tickets to your guests, this will not be an issue. 

Awards Guest Names / Dietary Requirements

Main ticket bookers, kindly send the names, companies and dietary requirements of their guests to toby.barran@ft.com. Please send details by Friday 22 November. We regret that we cannot guarantee being able to cater for special dietary requirements after this date and we require all guests' names in advance.

Who Attends?

Up to 550 global legal professionals will attend this year.

Evening Programme 

6:45pm: Guest arrival, registration and networking champagne reception
7:30pm: Welcome Remarks & Dinner
9:00pm: FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Ceremony
11:00pm: Close
Note that timings are approximate and are subject to change. 

Shortlisted & Winners Logos

Shortlisted (prior to the awards) and Winners (post awards) logos will be shared with the relevant companies in due course. Please get in touch with Toby via: Toby.Barran@ft.com or +44 (0) 207 873 3177 to request a logo.

Dress Code

Black tie

PHOTOGRAPHS

Photographs taken on the night will be available to view and download from our website two days after the event. 

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Presented By (1)

The Financial Times is one of the world’s leading business news organisations, recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy. The FT has a record paying readership of one million, three-quarters of which are digital subscriptions. It is part of Nikkei Inc., which provides a broad range of information, news and services for the global business community.

Lead Partner (1)

Elevate is a global law company, providing consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. The company’s team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts extend and enable the resources and capabilities of customers worldwide. Elevate is the most-used law company according to the 2017 State of the Industry Survey published by the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) and has been ranked as a top global legal services provider by Chambers & Partners for five years in a row.

Partners (4)

EY Riverview Law supports in-house legal departments as they tactically and strategically evolve the way they provide legal and commercial support to their internal and external customers. We help companies to build an enhanced legal operating model that allows them to allocate legal work to the right teams, in the right place, at the right time - whether the work is undertaken in-house or by external providers.

EY Riverview Law services can support your business’s goals, including centralization, compliance improvement, offloading of high-volume repetitive and standardized legal work tasks, or a better understanding and control of legal spend.

 ey.com/eyriverviewlaw

HighQ empowers leading law firms and corporate legal teams to transform the way they work and deliver legal services. We unite internal and external teams with social collaboration, secure file sharing, digital transaction management and more, improving data security, efficiency and productivity.

Kira Systems’ technology is the most used and trusted software for contract review and analysis, helping the world’s largest corporations and professional service firms uncover relevant information from unstructured contracts and related documents. Kira is powerful, patented, award-winning software that excels at searching and analysing contract text and can be deployed for due diligence, knowledge management, lease abstraction, regulatory compliance and other projects where visibility into contract provisions is critical. Using Kira Quick Study, anyone can train additional models that can accurately identify virtually any desired clause. To find out more, please visit: www.kirasystems.com

QuisLex is an award-winning legal services provider that specializes in managed document review, contract management, compliance services, legal spend management, and legal operations consulting. Our full-time highly trained attorneys, process experts, legal technologists, statisticians and linguists work closely with our clients to reduce cost, mitigate risk and maximize efficiency. QuisLex is regularly acknowledged as a leader in the legal services industry, and is proud to be recognized by the Financial Times as an FT Intelligent Business 35, ACC as an ACC Value Champion, Chambers and Partners as a Band 1 Legal Process Outsourcing Provider, New York Law Journal as a Top Managed Document Review Services Provider, and the IACCM as its Outstanding Service Provider for contract management solutions.

In-house award sponsor (1)

White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today's G20 world.

As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients.

In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.

We work with some of the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

Media Partner (1)

Nikkei is a trusted media brand in Asia, known for its quality journalism and capability in providing business news and information. Founded as a market news media in Japan in 1876, Nikkei has grown to be one of the largest media conglomerates with 37 foreign editorial bureaus and approximately 1500 journalists worldwide, with another global media brand, the Financial Times, joining in our group in 2015. Nikkei are continually deploying new technology to find new ways to deliver news as a reliable source of information for the global community.

Contact Us

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Agenda - 9th Dec

  • 6:45pm
    Guest Arrival, Registration and Networking Champagne Reception
  • 7:30pm
    Welcome Remarks & Dinner
  • 9:00pm
    FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Ceremony
  • 11:00pm
    Close