Ivy B. Grey


Ivy B. Grey is a legal tech entrepreneur, writer, and former practicing lawyer. Her work on technology competence, ethics, and innovation has made her a leader in legal tech. She is the Vice President of Strategy & Business Development for WordRake, which is a clear and concise editing add-in for Microsoft Word. Ivy is also the creator of American Legal Style for PerfectIt, an advisor to Intelligent Editing Ltd, and the founder of the Effectiveness Project. In 2020, Ivy was recently recognized as an Influential Woman in Legal Tech by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). She has also been recognized as a Fastcase 50 Honoree and included in the Women of Legal Tech list by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center.

Ivy practiced corporate bankruptcy law for ten years before making her transition to full-time legal tech in November 2018. During her decade of legal practice, she was named a Rising Star in the New York Metro Area for five consecutive years. Ivy received her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center where she was Chief Notes & Comments Editor of the Houston Business & Tax Law Journal; and her LL.M. in corporate bankruptcy from St. John’s University School of Law in Queens, New York.

My Sessions

How to Improve Document Creation Workflows – And Why it Matters

Grand GI

Today 39 states require that all lawyers maintain an awareness of the benefits and risks of technology in their law practices. One area where lawyers use technology the most—but rarely consider the risks or opportunities—is document creation. In this session, we’ll discuss the duty of technology competence and bring it into the real world with […]


Utilizing Tech to Replace or Improve Admin Work

Grand ML

Admin work is the biggest labor burden for lawyers and firms and present many challenges for improving efficiency. Traditionally the solution for many firms stuggling with admin work is to hire admin staff. This session will help you rethink this traditional approach and turn to technology first. Tech solutions can solve administrative headaches, improve proceesses, […]


How to Comply with Duty of Technology Competence: A Practical Guide


Lawyers have an ethical obligation to competently represent their clients. Competence includes the substance of the legal work and the technology used to provide legal services to clients. This program will address (a) the duty of technology competence as it relates to technology used in practice (Model Rule 1.1); (b) the implications of the forward-looking […]

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