2018 Recipients



2018 Peer Awards Recipients

We are pleased to announce and congratulate the recipients of the individual 2018 ILTA Distinguished Peer Awards.

INNOVATIVE IT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This individual has championed projects or initiatives that have demonstrated the use of technology in efforts to enhance the practice of law or improve the productivity of attorneys in their organization.

Shawn Curran
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This individual uses knowledge management resources to help their organization share knowledge effectively, deliver excellent service to clients and achieve its business goals.

Meredith L. Williams-Range
Shearman & Sterling

LEADERSHIP AWARD

This individual leads transformational and innovative change, collaborates with other leaders and cultivates new leaders within their organization.

Kate Cain
Sidley Austin LLP

LITIGATION SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This individual provides value to their organization in managing or administering any or all of the following: electronic discovery and forensics; case or matter management; practice support tools, products and services; litigation (including regulatory or investigative) support tools, products and services.

David Hasman
Bricker & Eckler LLP

SECURITY PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This individual has championed security projects or initiatives that have demonstrated the use of innovative technology and processes in efforts to improve the security posture for the legal community or/for their member organization.

William Kyrouz
Ropes & Gray

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING OR SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This individual has demonstrated superior service in providing attorney and staff support in roles that require specific technical proficiencies focused on training and support, or any role that creates high touch-points for the actual implementation and support of the technology within their organization.

Jennifer Zanieski
Troutman Sanders LLP

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This individual is 35 years of age or younger, demonstrates exceptional performance and leadership, and is a role model for others within their organization.

Shengshi Zhao
Clayton Utz

INNOVATIVE CONSULTANT OF THE YEAR

This ILTA consultant or consulting company has had outstanding achievements in the provision of technology services in the legal environment.

OnGuard Consulting Team
Traveling Coaches

THOUGHT LEADER OF THE YEAR

This individual maximizes the value of technology in support of the legal profession, provides quality educational opportunities for ILTA members and ongoing learning to help navigate through change.

Arup Das
Alphaserve Technologies