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CRUSHCONTRACTS ACADEMY 2024

TECHNICALLY SPEAKING

Friday, June 21, 2024

In- Person & Virtual
111 S Wacker Drive, Floor 29, Chicago, IL 60606

 

CrushContracts Academy is a premier learning event in Chicago for lawyers, contracts professionals, corporate leaders, and decision makers. It offers a unique blend of professional development and networking, culminating in an evening of fine dining and entertainment. Conquer your contracts at CrushContracts Academy.

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CONQUER YOUR CONTRACTS

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LEARN

CLE COURSES

Hands on lectures and workshops on contracts, CLM, and stakeholder relations.

Networking Event

CONNECT

NETWORKING

Socialize and after classes with fellow attendees and enjoy CLM Jeopardy.

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PLAY

DINNER EVENTS

Dinner Excursions and sight seeing with colleagues or family. Explore Chicago.

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CrushContracts Academy 2024 is a one day academic conference focusing on contracts and technology following Legal Geek North America Conference. 

 

Maximize on fast paced and high energy classes on contracts negotiations, CLM, technology implementation, contract data, and legal operations, with a special session on stakeholder relations. It’s a comprehensive experience, bringing together legal professionals and business leaders for a day of insightful training, followed by a vibrant networking happy hour and exciting dinner events. 

CrushContracts Academy is tailored for a high caliber audience including in-house counsels, contract managers, C-suite officers, CLM purchasers, CLM experts, IT and legal operations professionals. 

 

All courses are facilitated by experienced and high profile experts through Ted Talk style presentations, engaging Q&A, and a quiz at the end. 
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Tickets

TICKETS

Buy your tickets for CrushContracts Academy 2024 Technically Speaking

25% OFF for Legal Geek Attendees  

REGULAR

In Person Ticket: $300 

25% Off for LegalGeek Attendees

VIRTUAL

Vitual Ticket:$120 

25% Off for LegalGeek Attendees

SMB

Complimentary with Verification

Woman and Veteran Owned Small Businesses Only.

Agenda

AGENDA

8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

CLE Classes Schedule

CLE classes on substantive and practical legal, contracts, and business issues taught by industry experts.

 

There will be 10 minute breaks in between sessions. Lunch will be provided in class rooms. Yes, there will be grades. 

The agenda is designed to maximize the day, and end the conference at a reasonable time for the attendees to enjoy the afternoon and evening in Chicago. 

08:00 AM - 08:30 AM - Light Breakfast

08:30 AM - 09:00 AM - Key Note Speaker

09:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Crushing Negotiations 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Contract Data in Mergers and Acquisitions

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - CLM Maximizer Workshop  

12:00 AM - 1:00 PM - CLM Maximizer Workshop with lunch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Stakeholder Relations - People Ops/HR

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Legal Operations - Role of IT in Implementation

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

IRL Social Networking

In person networking, and first ever CLM Jeopardy played by experts.

Recover from a day of learning with refreshing drinks, snacks, and conversations. Watch expert contestants play a game of CLM jeopardy showing off their expertise in CLM prep, implementation, onboarding, training, and more. 

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sponsored Drinks and Post Dinner Social

Sponsored evening events for select attendees based on availability.

 

Post dinner social fun for everyone. Enjoy all the energy and good vibes Chicago has to offer. 

Instructors

INSTRUCTORS 

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Sr. Corporate Counsel

Franklin Templeton

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Pepe Toriello

Head of Legal Services and Partnerships - Koho Consulting

Chair of the Mexican Chapter - CLOC

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Ashley Schiff

Vice President

Strategex

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Rachel Olchowka
 

Chief People Officer

Fetch

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Lily Schurra

Founder & Chief Strategist

LOLI Legal

Head of DocAI Marketing (Consultant)

Zuva

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LUCY BASSLI

Founder and Principal

InnoLaw Group, PLLC 

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Janelle Carter Anderson

General Counsel - Applied Solutions Group & Assistant Corporate Secretary

The Heico Companies LLC

 

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Foster Sayers

Vice President of Legal Operations

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David Edgar
 

Partner (M&A, Securities, and Governance)

K&L Gates LLP

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Roma Khan

Contracts Queen

CEO

CrushContracts 

GlobalNDA

Zoey

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Brittany Leonard

General Counsel - Civix

Founder - Brittany Leonard Consulting

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Josh Lazar

Founder and CEO

TechThinkTank

Instructor

University of Central Florida

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Amanda Turbeville

Corporate Human Resources

Blue River PetCare

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Sr Legal and Business Operations Manager

Uber 

Sponsors & Partners

PARTNERS AND SPONSORS 

LEARN 
CONNECT 
ENJOY

LEGAL GEEK
NORTH AMERICA

Legal Geek North America is back in Chicago and bigger than ever before! Attend two great conferences in one week.

Thursday, June 20, 2024 - Legal Geek

Friday, June 21, 2024 - CrushContracts Academy

Two full days of back to back education, networking, and Chicago fun!

25% OFF for CrushContracts Academy Attendees.

Promo Code in CrushContracts Academy Tickets.

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Organizers

ORGANIZERS

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Roma Khan

 

CEO

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Sara McCormick

 

COO

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Jonathan Johnson-Swagel

Community Chair

ADVISORS

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Content Advisor

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Tom Jaynes

Finance

Work Meeting

CrushContracts Academy is not just an event; it’s a movement towards empowering legal professionals with the latest in contracts management and legal technology. We believe this experience will greatly enhance our legal and contracts community creating a long lasting positive impact. 

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