Press Release |ILTA Announces the 2021 Influential Women in Legal Tech List

By ILTA News posted 03-02-2021 08:35


(Chicago, IL) March 2, 2021 – The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) is pleased to announce its 2021 Influential Women in Legal Tech List.

 This annual list recognizes five outstanding women-leaders in the legal technology community, based on their mentorship history and overarching level of impact on Legal Technology.

With the judging and intensive review process recently finalized, ILTA received 91 total nominations. Of worthwhile note, from the almost 100 nominations, the nominee list had nine countries represented, showcasing this truly global, industry-leading honor.

From the diverse and inspiring applicant pool, ILTA is pleased to share the 2021 Influential Women in Legal Tech:

Rosemary Koech-Kimwatu, Public Policy Manager, Safaricom PLC (Nairobi, Kenya)   
Andrea Markstrom, Chief Information Officer, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP and Founder & CEO, i.WILL - Inspiring Women Igniting Leadership & Learning (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)  
Farrah Pepper, Chief Legal Innovation Counsel, Marsh & McLennan Companies (New York City, New York, USA)  
Shannon Salter, Chair, Civil Resolution Tribunal (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)  
Kristen Sonday, Co-Founder, COO, Paladin PBC (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

ILTA congratulates all the nominees and this year’s honorees. Look for more from ILTA throughout March in honor of Women’s History month.


The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) serves the professional needs of more than 25,000 international legal technology professionals and their organizations. Since its founding in 1980, the association’s focus is to achieve results for our membership and the legal technology profession at large. Much of the value we provide as an association occurs through the coordinated efforts with our global volunteer membership teams.


Beth Anne Stuebe, Director of Publications and Press
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)
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