The entry charge for suppliers will be $500. This price includes the opportunity to be advertised as a vendor partner and allows branding exposure both on the website in the lead-up to the event and on-screen at the awards ceremony. Vendors can enter as many categories as you see fit under the one fee. Nominees should be based in the United States.

Honoring individuals for outstanding achievements working together to move the diversity needle in the technology sector. Recipients must be from a typically underrepresented background.

Solutions aimed at protecting and securing the data of an enterprise, also including information governance products.

Solutions that primarily support the business functions of corporate legal departments, including contracting tools, outside counsel management, and more.

Solutions involved in litigation processes from beginning to end, including discovery, brief drafting, depositions and court technology, and more.

Recognizing alternative legal service providers for their contributions working with technology companies.

Solutions that primarily support law firm operations, such as practice and document management, business development, marketing, and more.

Solutions involved in the attorney and law librarian research process, including case and regulation research, judicial and court analytics, and more.

No entry fee associated with these categories. Nominees should be based in the United States.

Showcasing the ways courts and judges have adapted their courtroom settings to achieve greater accessibility and access to justice through technology. Accepting entries from attorneys who have experienced courtroom innovation first hand.

Honoring individual lawyers for outstanding achievements working together to move the diversity needle in the technology sector. Recipients must be from a typically underrepresented background.

Recognizing successful partnerships and initiatives between legal industry players that advance women attorneys, lawyers of color and other underrepresented groups. For example, this might be a law firm and company that team up to sponsor minority recruiting campaigns or mentorship programs.

Recognizing the firms and in-house legal departments who either by collaboration or use of technology are making an impact in the community through pro bono effort. This would prioritize honoring those who provide direct legal services to indigent communities rather than highlighting the flashy impact litigation we tend to take note of.

Recognizing individual practitioners who have spearheaded initiatives to solve legal problems creatively be it through technology, collaboration with LPOs, engaging litigation funders, etc.

Highlighting emerging and public company in-house ops teams of the year as well as company/firm ops collaborations. Awards handed out to one public company and one emerging company legal op department. Outside law firms may also be recognized for contributions in Legal Ops.

Awards the firm who helped clients in the start-up, pre-public and emerging company space navigate significant legal challenges to reach desired business outcomes. That could be anything from securing funding for a significant expansion, to filing papers to go public, to fending off a significant litigation threat.

Awards the firm who handled the the most impressive mergers and acquisitions involving technology companies. Judged based on the size, scope, and sophistication of the underlying transactions and the firm’s role.

Honing the focus of our traditional litigation department of the year competition to look at innovative and tech-centric work that private law firms do for clients, including large corporate clients, start-ups, non-profit entities or others. No size restrictions between firms.

No entry fee associated with these categories. Nominees should be based in the United States.

Honoring individual lawyers for outstanding achievements working together to move the diversity needle in the technology sector. Recipients must be from a typically underrepresented background.

Recognizing successful partnerships and initiatives between legal industry players that advance women attorneys, lawyers of color and other underrepresented groups. For example, this might be a law firm and company that team up to sponsor minority recruiting campaigns or mentorship programs.

Recognizing the firms and in-house legal departments who either by collaboration or use of technology are making an impact in the community through pro bono effort. This would prioritize honoring those who provide direct legal services to indigent communities rather than highlighting the flashy impact litigation we tend to take note of.

Recognizing individual practitioners who have spearheaded initiatives to solve legal problems creatively be it through technology, collaboration with LPOs, engaging litigation funders, etc.

With an eye toward legal departments that contribute to product development, this award would honor established company legal teams who have acted as problem solvers within their companies and contributed to the overall innovation culture within their respective companies.

Highlighting emerging and public company in-house ops teams of the year as well as company/firm ops collaborations. Awards handed out to one public company and one emerging company legal op department. Outside law firms may also be recognized for contributions in Legal Ops.