Ron Friedmann – Senior Advisor, Client Relations and Strategy

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Ron has helped law firms and legal departments increase profits by improving practice and business management with technology. In Cenza Ron helps as the senior consultant in strategy and client relations.

Ron Friedmann, a lawyer by training, from consultancy Fireman & Company where he advised law firms, law departments, and legal vendors on business-improvement projects, knowledge management, and research strategy. Before that, he was Chief Knowledge and Information Officer with LAC Group by improving LAC to deliver competitive intelligence, research, and spend and cost management services for clients. He also served as Senior vice president at Integreon helping clients develop strategies to improve operating efficiency and reduce cost by outsourcing and improving processes, including e-discovery and competitive and business intelligence. He also served as CIO for Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC; a vice president for corporate and strategic development at software maker iLumin Corporation; and several consulting firms including Bain & Company.

Friedmann authors the “Strategic Legal Technology” blog, an ABA Journal Hall of Fame blog. He has written approximately 70 articles on artificial intelligence, knowledge management, and legal outsourcing for publications ranging from American Lawyer to Legal Times. Friedmann has also spoken about these topics and others at nearly 200 industry events. He received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the New York University School of Law and a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, in economics from Oberlin College. He was admitted to the bar in Massachusetts and New York.