Shearman & Sterling Appoints Chief Knowledge & Client Value Officer

Shearman & Sterling announces the arrival of Meredith Williams-Range as Chief Knowledge & Client Value Officer.

Meredith will lead the firm’s knowledge management, legal project management and other teams that are focused on increasing efficiency and client value through improving access to data and information, streamlining process and technology.

“We’re delighted to welcome Meredith to the firm. I’m looking forward to working with her to execute new strategies that will allow us to do even more to accelerate innovation across the firm to generate greater value for clients,” said Kimberly Gardner, Executive Director. “Her strategic leadership will help us leverage our existing knowledge and intellectual capital to enhance efficiencies and identify further ‘value-added’ client services in line with the firm’s strategic and profitability goals.”

Meredith Williams-Range said, “Shearman & Sterling has an outstanding global reputation and I am excited to work with colleagues around the world to build on the firm’s strengths, to meet and exceed our clients’ changing demands and to capture the opportunities that disruption in the legal industry provides.”

Meredith is an attorney with more than 15 years of knowledge management experience at Baker Donelson in Memphis, Tennessee, where she served as Chief Knowledge Management Officer and as a Knowledge Management Attorney. A widely recognized presenter, author and blogger, she was named one of 2016’s top 10 women in legal technology by the American Bar Association and is the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors for the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA).

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