Michael Mills InnovAction Hall of Fame

list of award winners over the years is, in essence, a Hall of Fame of creative thinking in the delivery of legal services. These are the law firms, practices and individuals who have dared to set new precedent … to think hard and differently about what we do, and to find new and better ways of doing it.

Click on the links below to each year and read about the winning projects and the people behind them. Some even include Q&A on how they made it happen and what happened after they did. It’s pretty exciting stuff!

Axiom — Function Outsourcing (2010)

Bay Area Legal Services—FosterPower (2024)

Berwin Leighton Paisner, LLP — Lawyers on Demand (2011)

Blank Rome LLP (2004)

Digitory Legal, together with its client, Kaiser Permanente (2021)

Diversity Lab (2022)

DLA Piper Rudnick — Venture Pipeline (2005)

DLA Piper US — New Perimeter Project (2007)

Fox Rothschild (2022)

Higgs & Sons Solicitors — Achieving Cultural Transformation (2014)

Holland & Hart LLP — Holland & Hart Foundation (2007)

Law Chambers of Nicholas Critelli, P.C. (2004)

Law Geex (2018)

Legal Talent Lab — OnRamp Fellowship (2014)

Littler Mendelson — Littler CaseSmart (2012)

Mallesons Stephen Jaques — PeopleFinder (2008)

Mallesons Stephen Jaques — Talent Net (2007)

Masons — OutLaw (2004)

Michigan State University College of Law, ReInvent Law Laboratory (2013)

Mobile Pathways—Democratizing Immigration Justice via Text (2023)

New Family Organization — Family, Justice & Law Initiative (2009)

Net App, Inc. (2018)

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP — Client Innovation Portal (2016)

Novus Law — E-Discovery Process (2008)

Novus Law — Novus Accelerate™ (2017)

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. — Ogletree Deakins Advantage (2016)

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C. and Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. — "One Team" Employment Convergence Model (2020)

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP — ValueChains (2008)

Practical Law Company — Creating Efficiency for Lawyers (2009)

Pro Bono Net — LawHelp Interactive (2010)

Raskin Peter Rubin & Simon, LLP — Formation of Association of Media & Entertainment (2007)

Riverview Law — Creating A New Model Law Firm (2013)

Seyfarth Shaw — Seyfarth Lean (2012)

Simpson Grierson (2005)

Siskind Susser, PC  — Visalaw.ai (2019)

Suffolk University Law School — Legal Innovation and Technology (LIT) Lab (2019)

Suffolk University Law School Law School Legal Innovation & Technology Lab (2022)

University of California, Irvine School of Law, Consumer Projection Clinic — California Monitoring Program (2013)

University of Miami School of Law — LawWithWalls (2011)

University of Toronto Faculty of Law — Internationally Trained Lawyers Program (2011)

Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP — Online Seller Enforcement (2017)

Wragge & Co. (2004)

InnovActor Award Recipients

Liam Brown (2020)

Liz Keith (2021)

Rising Star Award Recipients

Julia Farr (2021)