Global Director of Knowledge & Research at Shearman & Sterling
Glenn LaForce is Shearman & Sterling's Global Director of Knowledge & Research. He oversees & coordinates global strategy and execution of both internal and client facing knowledge management and research services.
He began his legal career with LexisNexis where he served as the primary business manager for many of the AmLaw 200 firms. Mr. LaForce then became a Shareholder & Chief Strategy Officer of Handshake Software. In that role he focused on new and innovative ways to blend data from disparate legal systems in the Global 100 firms. He then facilitated the sale of Handshake Software to Aderant where he became that company’s first Vice President of Knowledge Management and was responsible for the company’s complete KM strategy.