SEATTLE—WordRake Holdings, LLC, a software company focused on clear and concise editing for professionals, announced that Ivy B. Grey, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, was recognized by the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) for her contributions to legal technology and innovation. This recognition earned Grey a spot on the 2020 ILTA Influential Women in Legal Tech list. ILTA announced the honorees on March 3, 2020.
“It’s an honor to be recognized by ILTA,” said Grey. “This award is a reflection of the meaningful work that my colleagues, collaborators, supporters, and I have been doing to shine a light on practical technology to make the concept of technology competence tangible for all stakeholders. It’s also recognition that there’s room at the innovation table for collaborative vendors who understand the legal profession.”
Grey was selected for her work on technology competence, ethics, and innovation, and for spearheading a new wave of vendor-stakeholder collaborations that will help bring change to the legal profession. Previously, she had been recognized as a Fastcase 50 Honoree and a part of the Women of Legal Tech list by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center.
The complete list of 2020 ILTA Influential Women in Legal Tech honorees includes:
- Alice Namuli Blazevic
Partner at Katende Ssempebwa & Co-Founder of The Legal Innovation Hub
- María Jesús González-Espejo
Managing Partner at Institute of Legal Innovation & Vice President of the European Legal Technology Association
- Ivy B. Grey
Vice President of Strategy & Business Development at WordRake
Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Maya Markovich
Chief Growth Officer at Nextlaw Labs
Oakland, California, USA
- Jackie Nagtegaal
Managing Director at Law for All
Capetown, South Africa
This list recognizes five outstanding women leaders in the legal technology community based on their mentorship history and level of impact on legal technology. The honor is awarded to dedicated professionals fostering change and female leadership. Each Tuesday throughout Women’s History Month (March 2020), ILTA will profile one of the five women on the list.
The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) serves the professional needs of over 24,000 international legal technology professionals and their organizations. ILTA is located in Chicago and was founded in 1980.
Launched in 2012, WordRake is editing software designed by legal writing expert and New York Times bestselling author Gary Kinder. WordRake runs in Microsoft Word and Outlook, and its suggestions appear in the familiar track-changes style. It uses complex, patented algorithms to find and improve weak lead-ins, confusing language, and high-level grammar and usage slips.