Vedika Mehera

Innovation Advisor *

San Francisco

Vedika Mehera is Orrick's Innovation Advisor.

Vedika has devoted her career to improving the delivery of legal services. She is trained and skilled in legal operations and technology and applies Six Sigma principles to each project. She uses her legal background to understand the business of law, and her technical and process skills to enhance client value. Working closely with clients and matter teams, Vedika's engagements range from consulting on quick-wins using low fidelity solutions, to in-depth and ongoing collaborations with multiple stakeholders and tools across the firm, to solve complex challenges. She regularly consults for clients on legal operations initiatives including contract lifecycle management, automation, process improvement, knowledge management, data, and other issues that are top of mind for the industry.

Vedika also focuses on internal operations including managing the firm’s automation services, overseeing innovation projects from ideation to execution, and the research and implementation of legal technologies for firm-wide adoption. Her efforts ensure that the same principles of innovation and creativity are leveraged across internal and external solutions alike, with the goal of increasing the productivity, quality, and efficiency of service delivery.

    • Designing an Orrick-specific product to streamline and operationalize high volume contracting.
    • Consulting with clients on managing their contracting processes. 
    • Serving as a project manager and an authority on technology during the implementation of a tool to increase speed and quality of work product to clients. 
    • Advising on document automation tools for internal and external projects.
    • Designing a process and framework to efficiently monitor state regulations for the distribution of a specific product.