SimpleLegal in the News

Google, Square Officials Point to Hot Market for Legal Operations Experts

December 13, 2018 Yahoo News

In a panel discussion held at the SimpleLegal headquarters in Mountain View, CA, local Silicon Valley legal ops leaders said professionals who can combine operational and tech savvy are in high demand.

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How to Become a Data-Driven Legal Team

November 5, 2018 The Recorder

SimpleLegal CEO, Nathan Wenzel, was featured on "The Recorder" and shares how in-house legal teams are increasingly using data analytics for a variety of tasks. He discusses how analytics will play a crucial role in the future of the services and how legal teams can emerge as a more quantitative department.

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SimpleLegal Launches New Capability to Help Legal Teams Manage, Automate and Control Invoice Review and Approval

October 22, 2018 Globe Newswire

SimpleLegal, a modern legal operations platform offering e-Billing and spend management, matter management and analytics software, today announced its latest product capability: Intelligent Invoice Workflow. The new feature provides legal operations teams, in-house attorneys and finance departments the ability to create programmatic and configurable rules to better enforce billing guidelines, alternative fee arrangements (AFAs), discounts and more.

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Legal Bills, Technology and the Weak Buyer Problem

September 11, 2018 Artificial Lawyer

Richard Tromans, Founder of the Artificial Lawyer, interviews SimpleLegal CEO, Nathan Wenzel, discussing all things legal technology and the need for a more data-driven and quantitative legal department to drive cost savings.

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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How Technology is Changing the Role of General Counsel and the Rise of Legal Operations

August 7, 2018 IT Briefcase

In this interview, SimpleLegal CEO, Nathan Wenzel, discusses the changing role of GCs. He also outlines the importance of legal operations, a growing function within modern legal departments, and shares how legal teams can best leverage technology to amplify their work.

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Evolve Law Podcast: SimpleLegal

July 18, 2018 Above the Law

In this podcast, Nathan Wenzel and Ian Connett discuss the origins of SimpleLegal, why legal is one of the last "black holes," and how Nathan's business background helps him to find unique legal tech improvements.

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SimpleLegal Launches “Legal Requests” to Modernize Matter Intake Process for Corporate Counsel

April 19, 2018

SimpleLegal announces the launch of Legal Requests, a new offering that helps organizations and in-house legal teams understand the "why" behind their legal spend and improves communication throughout all departments around legal needs.

SimpleLegal Named One of the “Top 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Providers” by CIOReview

March 1, 2018 CIOReview

Shining a spotlight on legal technology providers and their impact on the industry, CIOReview named SimpleLegal one of the “Top 20 Most Promising Legal Technology Providers”.

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Evolve Law: Member Spotlight with Nathan Wenzel

February 1, 2018 Evolve Law

In Evolve Law's 100th podcast episode, host Mary Jutten interviews SimpleLegal CEO, Nathan Wenzel, to learn more about SimpleLegal's legal operations software and how it helps data-driven legal departments make informed decisions, streamline processes, and uncover valuable insights for improved legal spend management.

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5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me When I First Started With Nathan Wenzel, CEO of SimpleLegal

October 2, 2017

CEO Nathan Wenzel is featured on the "5 Things I Wish Someone Told Me" series, created by Yitzi Weiner. He shares his personal backstory, who he admires most and why, and more.

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The Recorder: 4 Tools Your In-House Legal Team Needs

September 20, 2017 The Recorder

CEO Nathan Wenzel is featured on the "The Recorder" and leverages his experiencing working with legal departments of all sizes to provide his list of top tools every legal department needs to streamline legal operations, drive efficiencies, and reduce costs.

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Talking Tech Savvy In-House Counsel in Silicon Valley

September 18, 2017 Evolve Law

Evolve Law was back in Silicon Valley for another great tech event, this one focused on the "Tech Savvy In-House Counsel." The event kicked off with a Darwin Talk from Tina Fan of SimpleLegal who presented on "Best Practices for Implementing Legal Operations Software" and was followed by a panel discussing the role of general counsel and the legal operations department in the current environment, how it could improve, and where it's headed in the future.

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Outlier AI Podcast: I Fought the Law and the Data Won (Legal Operations)

August 31, 2017 Outlier

Join our CEO, Nathan Wenzel, on the Data Driven Discussions podcast with host and Outlier CEO, Sean Byrnes, to learn about the recent (and tremendous) growth of the legal operations function, the need for legal to shift from the traditional qualitative mindset to a more quantitative approach, and how data is changing the way companies run their corporate legal departments.

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Twenty Minute VC Podcast: Construct Your Fundraising Process To Get 3 Term Sheets in 36 Hours, Why Slow and Steady Can Be Best For Startups & Why All Startups Must Know Their Zero Cash Day

July 28, 2017 Twenty Minute VC

SimpleLegal CEO, Nathan Wenzel, joins host, Harry Stebbings, on The Twenty Minute VC to talk about SimpleLegal’s journey from the very beginning as a services-based consulting company, to our Y Combinator experience, and finally, getting three term sheets in 36 hours.

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Above The Law: SimpleLegal Announces $10M Series A: Live Conversation with CEO Nathan Wenzel

June 29, 2017 Above the Law

Zach Abramowitz, CEO and co-founder of, spoke with SimpleLegal CEO Nathan Wenzel on the recent Series A funding led by Emergence Capital, what the company plans to do with the funds, the growth of legal ops, and more.

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Evolve Law Now Podcast: A Catalyst for Legal Innovation with Nathan Wenzel, CEO and Co-Founder of SimpleLegal

November 10, 2016 Evolve Law

Evolve Law Now Podcast host, Mary Juetten, sits down to talk to Nathan Wenzel, CEO and Co-Founder of SimpleLegal, about his product, his team's background, and the feedback he has been receiving from his customers. Tune in to find out more about the technological innovations happening in the legal field now!

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IPfolio Integrates with SimpleLegal to Further Unify the IP Management Process

October 18, 2016

IPfolio Corporation, a leading provider of cloud-based Intellectual Property Management Software, and SimpleLegal, a leading provider of modern legal operations software for in-house legal departments, integrate their offerings to improve process efficiency for corporate Legal and IP groups.