We are pleased to reveal the winners of the FT Innovative Lawyer North America Awards 2022, celebrating innovation in the legal industry. The awards event took place online on December 5, hosted by FT Live in association with research partner RSGI.

There are three strands: individuals, law firms and in-house legal teams.


Most Innovative Leader

Richard Trobman, Latham & Watkins

Most Innovative Practitioner

Lisa Ellman, Hogan Lovells

Most Innovative Intrapreneur

Katherine Lowry, BakerHostetler

Law firms

Most Innovative Law Firm

Kirkland & Ellis

Innovation in Dispute Resolution

Sidley Austin

Innovation in Enabling Business Resilience for Clients


Innovation in ESG Practices

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Innovation in Market Firsts for Clients

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Innovation in Client Delivery


Innovation in Digitising Legal Services

Debevoise & Plimpton

Innovation in New Services

Borden Ladner Gervais

Innovation in People and Skills Management

White & Case

Innovation in Reinventing Legal Practice


Innovation in Using Data

Kirkland & Ellis

Innovation in Sustainability for Clients

Shearman & Sterling and Ropes & Gray

Innovation in Responsible Business

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough

Innovation in Equity and Racial Justice

Sidley Austin


Most innovative In-House Legal Team

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

In-House Legal Team: Innovation in Sustainability and Responsible Business

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

In-House Legal Team: Innovation in Commercial and Strategic Advice

Canadian Pacific

In-House Legal Team: Innovation in Use of Technology and Data


In-House Legal Team: Innovation in Operations and People Management

American Red Cross

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