Meet Nada Alnajafi!
Nada is currently serving as Corporate Counsel for Franklin Templeton. Before that, she worked in-house for booming startups and large automotive OEMs. While she is a generalist and handles a broad range of legal tasks, her true passion lies with contracts.
AWARD-WINNING IN-HOUSE ATTORNEY, AUTHOR, BLOGGER, & KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Contract Nerds recognized as the #1 Blog for In-House Counsel
Contract Redlining Etiquette recognized as a #1 Best Amazon Best Seller for Contracts Law
Women Leaders in Tech Law, Award Recipient
National Women in Law, Award Recipient
CIPP/US Data Privacy Certification (2019)
J.D., Seattle University School of Law (2009)
B.A., Psychology, California State University of Fullerton (2006)
More About Nada
Nada Alnajafi has over 15 years of experience working with companies and contracts. Nada currently serves as in-house counsel for Franklin Templeton. Before that, she worked in-house for large OEMs and booming startups in the automotive and technology sector. She also has a background in project management and a degree in psychology.
While she is a generalist, she is most passionate about working with contracts. Nada has drafted, reviewed, and negotiated thousands of contracts. In addition, she has implemented several contract management systems, built contracting processes from scratch, and trained sales, procurement, and legal teams on how to negotiate contracts.
In addition to her day job, Nada devotes her spare time to helping lawyers and contracts professionals improve their contracting skills. Nada is a popular contracts expert who shares important tips about contract drafting, negotiation, and management through LinkedIn, her blog, and various legal and contracts events.
In February 2022, she published Contract Redlining Etiquette, the first and only book about contract redlining best practices.
In July 2022, she launched her second newsletter Read Between the Redlines where she provides tips, tricks, and workarounds for redlining contracts using MS Word Track Changes.
She speaks at law schools, professional organizations, CLEs, community events, and currently offers team training sessions and speaking engagements.
In-house counsel should be deal closers, not deal breakers.
Interested in diving deeper and working with Nada more closely?
Nada offers virtual team trainings about contract redlining best practices for in-house legal, contracts, procurement, and sales teams who are invested in being the best! Plus, Nada is available to speak at conferences and events for CLM and legal tech companies about the power of redlines and the impact smart redlining has on the overall contract review process.
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