By Katie Kiernan Marble Previously we discussed in Part 1 of our Pay Equity blog series, that companies making proactive efforts to ensure pay equity will have better luck with employee recruitment, retention, and satisfaction. In Part 2, we dug deeper into what has been done at a state level in the United States to […]


Woman Demanding Equal Pay

By Katie Kiernan Marble and Karim Sampson Introduction to Pay Equity in the United States Previously, we discussed in Part 1 of our Pay Equity blog series, that companies making proactive efforts to ensure pay equity will have better luck with employee recruitment, retention, and satisfaction. Pay equity is the process by which employers work […]

modCounsel and Clearlaw Announce Partnership

modCounsel, a Legal Team-as-a-Service provider for growth companies, and Clearlaw Inc., an innovative artificial intelligence company specializing in contracting intelligence, announced a partnership today. Through this partnership, modCounsel and Clearlaw intend to develop joint go-to-market strategies that combine Artificial Intelligence capabilities around contract data and insights empowered with innovative processes and deep expertise from seasoned […]

How to Align Sales and Legal in the Contract Process

sales and legal contract negotiation

Guest Article Submitted by: Gregg Nelson of York IE. Gregg Nelson is Vice President of Sales at York IE, a vertically integrated strategic growth and investment firm for technology companies. Depending on how well you align your sales process to the buyer journey, the contract process can be either seamless or defeating. Many salespeople know […]

Stephen McDougall Adds Data Privacy and Artificial Intelligence Expertise as Of Counsel

modCounsel announces the addition of Stephen McDougall as Of Counsel and brings substantialexpertise in data privacy, data strategy, technology transactions, digital transformation and thedevelopment and deployment of Artificial Intelligence.  Stephen has led and supported a variety of teams and numerous cross-functional initiatives across arange of businesses, most recently leading a data & privacy legal team. His experience spans […]

Brian R. Hedlund Joins modCounsel as Of Counsel With His Extensive Corporate Tax Expertise

modCounsel announces the addition of Brian R. Hedlund as Of Counsel. Brian brings substantial expertise in corporate tax, having led a large corporate tax department team and overseen multi-billion-dollar corporate acquisitions and divestitures. His experience also includes being responsible for all aspects of international tax planning for businesses in over 60 countries in Europe, Latin […]

Pay Equity, Part 1: What Is Pay Equity?

Team discussing pay equity

By Katie Kiernan Marble and Karim Sampson. Pay equity can be a difficult concept to understand. Generally, employers do not intentionally pay employees differently based on gender, race, and other protected categories. However, several factors play a role in pay equity, including historic pay practices, implicit biases, behavioral norms, and other non-work-related impacts.  This blog […]

Arezou Arefi-Afshar adds hypergrowth focus to modCounsel’s Fractional GC services offering

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Today, modCounsel is thrilled to announce that Arezou Arefi-Afshar is joining as a Fractional General Counsel.  Arezou brings to modCounsel her deep expertise scaling hypergrowth B2B SaaS companies to developing and implementing post-M&A integration plans. As part of modCounsel’s Fractional General Counsel services, Arezou will support growth businesses as their resident in-house executive […]

modCounsel Expands its Global Legal Services with a New Buenos Aires Location

Today, modCounsel, a concierge legal services provider, officially launched its new service location in Buenos Aires, Argentina. modCounsel clients now receive the full benefit of a connected global services team delivering across North and South America, and Asia.   With modCounsel providing one global legal team, clients can tackle increased workloads with experienced talent, and can perform more […]