Nada Alnajafi

Senior Corporate Counsel at Franklin Templeton

Nada Alnajafi is an award-winning in-house attorney, speaker, author, and the founder of Contract Nerds. She currently serves as senior corporate counsel for Franklin Templeton, a Fortune-500 global financial services organization, where she manages buy-side commercial and technology agreements. Previously, she served as in-house counsel for booming startups and large OEMs within the automotive and tech industries. While Alnajafi is a generalist with experience handling intellectual property, employment, and other corporate matters, she is particularly passionate about contracts. Since 2020, she dedicates much of her time outside of work to creating resources about contracts for lawyers and contracts professionals, including via her company Contract Nerds, her book Contract Redlining Etiquette, and her LinkedIn posts. Alnajafi recently received recognition as an ACC Top 10 30-Something and a World CC Inspiring Women of 2023.

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