Advisory Board

Wendy Bernero

Wendy Bernero

Co-Founder & Partner, Bernero & Press
Wendy specializes in helping firms enhance their profitability and revenue growth by developing and promoting high-value service offerings, building strong value propositions, results-oriented business planning and budgeting, and customizing and pricing their services to meet client needs.

Jay Benegal

Jay Benegal

Senior Vice President, Professionals Banking, Citizens Commercial Banking
Jay works closely with Leadership and C-suite Executives at these firms to partner and advise on aligning Citizen Financial Group’s strengths and capabilities with the firms’ operational needs. Additionally, Jay also works closely with the individual Principals and Partners at these firms to provide Private Banking and Wealth Management solutions.

David Kinnear

David Kinnear

Founder, High Performance Counsel
With several years in the startup environment, including as a co-founder in the legal tech space specifically, David brings a unique and timely perspective on the role of data, automation and artificial intelligence in the modern and efficient delivery of services for legal consumers. Having been both a corporate buyer of legal services and a services provider, he identifies the greater efficiency and value that can be achieved in legal operations for corporate buyers especially.

Andy Daws

Andy Daws

CCO Kim Technologies, VP North America Riverview Law
Andy is an experienced leader, innovator and change agent with sixteen years’ experience in the legal industry ranging from start-ups to blue-chips on both sides of the Pond. A frequent speaker and writer on innovation and disruption in the legal services industry, and having fun bringing together the often-disparate worlds of business, law and technology.

Mark A Cohen

Mark A. Cohen

CEO, Legalmosaic
Mark Cohen is widely regarded as a global thought leader in the legal vertical. Prior to founding Legalmosaic, Cohen was Co-Founder of Clearspire (www.clearspire.com), a groundbreaking legal service provider whose disruptive, proprietary IT platform and reengineered legal model has been reported in The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The ABA Journal, Reuters, and a host of other sources.

Steven Weisbrot

Steven Weisbrot

Executive VP of Notice & Comment, Partner, Angeion Group
Largely accepted as the leading proponent for the use of digital and social media in the class action notification industry, Steven has consulted with and advised some of the largest corporations in the country on their class action notification needs.

Jonathan Twombly

Jonathan D. Twombly, Esq.

Director, Law Firm Practice Group, Vicus Partners, LLC

For over twelve years Jonathan was a corporate attorney at top law firms in New York like Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, focusing on real-estate, hospitality and commercial litigation. Creative thinking, attention to detail, and the ability to spot overlooked connections helped him save his clients hundreds of millions of dollars in potential liability over the course of his legal career.

In addition to heading the Law Firm Group at Vicus, Jonathan is the managing member of Two Bridges Asset Management LLC, a company he founded in 2013 to help investors participate directly in multifamily residential real estate investments.

Lisa L. Roitman

Lisa L. Roitman

Business Development and Marketing Strategist, Bloomberg Enterprise Solutions
Lisa enjoys being a problem solver, connecting people, mentoring and learning and would like to continue to expand her network. Throughout her career, she has focused on supporting young talent as a way to give back.

Ralph Schonenbach

Ralph Schonenbach

Founder & CEO, Envoy AG

Ralph Schonenbach has held senior positions with the firms Andersen and Ernst & Young. He co-founded Trestle Group and Trestle Group Foundation. In his role with Envoy, Ralph is able to pursue his passion to help people and organizations understand and engage their networks more effectively.  Ralph frequently speaks at events and has authored a variety of publications. 

Owen Byrd

Owen Byrd

Chief Evangelist & General Counsel

Owen Byrd is Lex Machina’s Chief Evangelist and General Counsel.  He provides thought leadership in the domain of Legal Analytics and its application to the business and practice of law, via speaking engagements, publications, webcasts, blogging, social media, and press.  He also assists with sales, marketing and customer success, and manages Lex Machina’s operations, including legal, finance, and human resources.

Owen has previously founded and led data-centric software, real estate and non-profit ventures and operated his own law firm. He is a member of the California Bar and earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and a B.A. from Colorado College.

He has spoken extensively to legal audiences, primarily focusing on the use of data to improve legal decision-making.