Oz Benamram | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
Oz Benamram
Oz Benamram

Oz Benamram

Chief Knowledge Officer, New York

Overview

As White & Case's Chief Knowledge Officer, Oz Benamram provides strategic direction on knowledge management and tech-enabled innovation, helping the Firm leverage its collective knowledge for our clients. He leads a 200+ person knowledge department in developing effective systems, processes and expertise, drawing on his years as a practicing lawyer.

Mr. Benamram is a globally recognized thought leader and several of the knowledge initiatives he has led are industry-recognized, including an integrated intranet and enterprise search system, AI-powered litigation-technology platforms, 24/7 research and information services, and a global professional support function.

Prior to joining White & Case in 2008, Mr. Benamram was Firmwide Director of Knowledge Management and Head of the Israel Desk at Morrison & Foerster. He formed and led the Firm's knowledge-management group.

Mr. Benamram clerked for the Honorable Justice Mishael Cheshin of the Supreme Court of Israel between 1995 and 1996. He received his BA in Economics from Tel Aviv University Faculty of Social Sciences, magna cum laude, and his LLB from the Tel Aviv University Law School in 1995. He served as Chairman of the Law School Student Council, helped to establish the Tel Aviv University Civil Rights Clinic, and received the Law School dean's fellowship for his social involvement. Mr. Benamram was also a Major in the Israel Defense Forces, where he served as a Tank Company Commander.

Bars and Courts

  • Israel Bar Association
  • New York State Bar

Education

  • LLB, Tel Aviv University, Law School
  • BA, Economics, Tel Aviv University, Faculty of Social Sciences

Languages

  • English
  • Hebrew

Experience

Speaking Engagements

"The Intelligent Law Firm – How analytics is helping law firms compete and win in today's increasingly competitive world", February 5, 2014: LegalTech, ALM,
New York

"Business Process Management for Strategic Business Intake", February 5, 2014: CIO Forum, American Lawyer,
New York

"Investing in Thought Leadership, Knowledge Management and Client-Facing Technology", October 25, 2013: 12th Annual Law Firm COO & CFO Forum, Hildebrandt Institute and West LegalEdcenter

"Social Knowledge Management: Can social collaboration technologies offer robust, sustainable platforms to enable knowledge sharing?", October 16, 2013: Ark Group/Managing Partner's 9th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession

"Why Most Law Firms' Internal Collaboration Systems are Doomed to Fail", May 8, 2013: Managing Partner

Awards & Recognition

Named one of 50 Legal Business Trailblazers & Pioneers by The National Law Journal, December 2013

Winner of ILTA's 2012 Distinguished Peer Award, Knowledge Management Champion 2012