Chief Legal Innovation Counsel - Marsh & McLennan
Farrah Pepper is the Chief Legal Innovation Counsel (CLIC) at Marsh McLennan, where she makes things…click. Farrah created and leads the company’s Legal Innovation & Technology (LIT) team, including the LIT innovation lab and the legal data discovery program.
Farrah is member of the Board of Directors and a regional chapter leader of CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium), a group dedicated to advancing new approaches to growth and value in the legal profession. Farrah is a fellow and a member of the Board of Directors of the College of Law Practice Management. Recent accolades for Farrah and her team include: 2021 Legal Innovator of the Year (The Changing Lawyer), 2021 ACC Value Champion, 2021 ILTA Influential Women of Legal Tech, and the 2021 Visionary Award (Corporate E-Discovery Hero Awards).
Farrah has a long history of building and leading in-house and law firm teams to solve business challenges, create enterprise value and reduce risk. Previously, Farrah was GE’s global discovery counsel, where she served as the large, diverse conglomerate’s first dedicated legal expert on discovery strategy and policy, as well as the creator and leader of the GE Discovery Center of Excellence. Farrah began her career as a litigator in the New York office of Gibson Dunn, where she was a founder and leader of the law firm’s global electronic discovery practice group.
Farrah is a lifelong New Yorker and a double-NYU grad; she earned her B.A., summa cum laude, at New York University’s College of Arts and Sciences and her J.D. at the New York University School of Law.