WordRake Welcomes Lawyer and Legal Technologist Colin S. Levy as Director of Marketing and Business Development

Levy joins the editing software company as director of marketing and business development as WordRake deepens its investment in the legal market

Feb 02, 2021

WordRake Holdings, LLC announces that lawyer, technologist, and popular legal blogger Colin S. Levy is joining the WordRake team as its Director of Marketing and Business Development. In this role, Levy will use his experience in legal practice and innovation to drive WordRake’s growth and support strategic initiatives.

Before joining WordRake, Colin practiced law for ten years, with experience as in-house counsel and at technology startups. He is also widely known as the author of the Notes From The Front Lines Of Legal Innovation blog, in which he interviews thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators from the global legal industry. He has featured regularly on legal podcasts and conferences and has an exceptionally strong and engaged social media following. Levy comments, “I’ve been a daily WordRake user for several years and I understand how it fits into the legal service delivery landscape. I look forward to using this understanding and insight to help WordRake grow.”

WordRake President Scott Johns explains what hiring Levy means for the company: “Colin’s dedication to innovating legal service delivery, combined with his long-standing expertise evaluating and promoting adoption of legal technology, will provide nuanced and actionable insights for our company. Lawyers around the world rely on WordRake for clear and concise writing, and Colin will be a key leader in our ongoing efforts to continue building and providing the best editing software available.”

Levy will work closely with Nicole Abboud-Shayan, whom WordRake hired in June 2020. Nicole explains: “Colin is a standout in the legal technology and innovation community. He cares deeply about improving the quality of work lawyers do—and improving how they do it. I look forward to working with Colin to bring WordRake to more of the legal world.”

About WordRake Holdings, LLC

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. A free 7-day trial is available at