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SpotDraft at CLOC 2023

We are thrilled that SpotDraft is a Diamond sponsor for the CLOC Global Institute 2023 event.
Visit our booth  to learn about SpotDraft and understand how we can help the legal teams operate at maximum efficiency.
15th - 18th May 2023
Bellagio, Las Vegas
#415, CLOC Global Institute
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Building a World-Class Legal Ops Function - Practical Insights from Legal Leaders

at DaVinci 1&2
David Lancelot
Vice President, Global Head of Legal, eBay Classifieds Group (Former)
David Lancelot is a seasoned legal executive with extensive experience in international technology business and law. David was most recently Vice President and Global Head of Legal at eBay Classifieds, where he built and led a global team of legal professionals along with a highly scaled international Legal Operations and Commercial Contract function. David played a leadership role in the successful sale and merger of eBay Classifieds Group with Adevinta in late 2021 for a purchase price of $9.2bil.

David is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Florida - Fredric G. Levin College of Law, where he teaches International In-House Legal Leadership. He explores the transformation of the role of the in-House Legal profession (including Legal Operations) over the past 20 years and how to create, lead, and optimize a Modern Effective, In-House Legal Function in an international context. (Hint - you can’t have a modern, effective legal function without a modern, effective Legal Operations function)

David is also a Board Member of the University of Florida Law Center Association Board of Trustees, serving as a trustee on the law school's advisory board to continue the leadership traditions of his alma mater.

David is currently based in Los Gatos, California.
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Megan Niedermeyer
Chief Legal Officer,
Megan Niedermeyer is an experienced scaler and general counsel to some of the fastest growth software companies. She advises boards, founders, and executives with an eye towards operational efficiency and managing the risks and opportunities ‒ broadly defined ‒ that high‒growth companies encounter.

She is currently the Chief Legal Officer at, a fast‒growing sales intelligence platform, where she is building out the function as the first legal hire. Previously, she was the General Counsel at Fivetran, a B2B data software company, growing the function as the first legal hire to a team of over 30 as the company experienced hypergrowth; before that she was the Head of Legal & Compliance at Gusto, a fintech and payroll software company, growing the function as the third lawyer to a team of over 40, also during a hypergrowth period. Before going in house Megan was a corporate attorney at Cooley LLP, and prior to being a lawyer had a career in international development based in Washington DC, the Balkans, and Afghanistan.
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Akshay Verma
Director, Head of Legal Ops, Coinbase.
Akshay Verma is the Director and Head of Legal Operations at Coinbase. He is a DEI Champion and frequently speaks about legal operations. He has over 20 years of experience in the legal industry, with a focus on legal department strategy, spend management, technology selection/implementation, and solution design.

Before joining Coinbase, Mr. Verma was Meta's Director and Head of Legal Operations.. Before his time at Meta, Mr. Verma spent six years as a Director at Axiom. He partnered with senior executives and legal department leaders to develop and shape the vision for their legal departments, and then execute on that vision.

Mr. Verma's legal career began as a paralegal at Latham & Watkins, where he worked for almost three years. He later became an Associate at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and an Environmental Law and Sustainability Attorney at Farella Braun & Martel LLP, both in San Francisco. Mr. Verma is an Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law, where he has taught since 2017. He also serves on the Advisory Board of Legal Operators, a legal operations organization focused on building community in the legal operations profession. Mr. Verma holds a Doctor of Law (J.D.) degree from Santa Clara University School of Law, where he was the President of the South Asian Law Student Association and a Comments Editor for Law Review. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.
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Gary Spiegel
Former SVP & GC Anaplan, Inc.
Gary Spiegel is an accomplished legal executive and trusted advisor to public and private companies with extensive experience leading legal teams in dynamic, hyper-growth environments and supporting clients through pivotal corporate events.

Most recently, Gary served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Anaplan, Inc., a prominent enterprise cloud software company, where he grew and oversaw a global team of 20 legal professionals. Starting as the company's first in‒house counsel and throughout his 9‒year tenure, he played a key role in advising the company through several venture funding rounds, a highly successful IPO, and a take‒private transaction.

Prior to Anaplan, Gary held various legal roles at Adobe, MySQL, Sun Microsystems, Oracle, and LiveOps, following the start of his career at the Federal Reserve Bank. Throughout his career, Gary has dedicated himself to enhancing the value of legal services through process improvements and technology with a focus on driving growth and efficiency while reducing costs and improving outcomes.
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Sundowner with SpotDraft

Are you attending CLOC CGI 2023? Then you definitely don’t want to miss out on the mixer by SpotDraft that has who’s who of the legal industry in attendance.

Sundowner with SpotDraft is a great opportunity to continue networking after CLOC in a relaxed and casual setting. Meet like-minded GCs over dinner and drinks!

Entry is by invitation only. Register to secure your spot.
16th May
6.30 pm onwards

About SpotDraft

Award-winning, AI-driven, end-to-end contract automation platform for companies of all sizes

SpotDraft is the #1 contract lifecycle management (CLM) software for fast-growing companies across the globe.​

The AI-powered platform has many distinct and useful features such as contract templates, third-party integrations, unlimited storage, bulk import of historical contracts, and 100% security

See you at CLOC CGI 2023!