In this episode of the Perspectives podcast, sponsored by Datasite and hosted on, we’ll hear highlights from the June 30th presentation titled, Embracing Automation: Productivity Hacks for Transactional Legal Teams.

The pandemic has thrown everyone for a curve, including legal advisors. Yet, when your clients are transacting in capital markets, restructuring, bankruptcy and M&A, they still need your timely guidance — and, they still expect results. This expert panel of attorneys and legal tech leaders, including Steve J. Tie Shue, Ryan Miske, Aytan Dahukey and Doug Sayranian, covers market insights on how current events like the pandemic have disrupted standard workflows, the role of technology in addressing shifts in client expectations, and findings from live polling of audience members on their own practice experiences and productivity hacks. 

The full on-demand webcast can be found here:


Steve J. Tie Shue is a product strategy & marketing professional and licensed attorney with over a decade of experience working with legal professionals on the implementation of workflow and business development solutions. He currently serves as senior director of product marketing at Datasite with a targeted focus on legal advisory value proposition.


Ryan Miske works with private and public companies, assisting clients with formation, debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. He uses past experience as a manager for an industrial supply company in Chicago to understand and achieve the business goals involved in transactions.

Aytan Dahukey is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group in the firm’s Century City Office. He is the leader of the firm’s Private Equity team and is also a member of the firm’s Healthcare and Emerging Growth/Venture Capital teams. As an active member of these industry teams, Aytan enjoys a wide-ranging practice that spans across several sectors. He has represented private equity funds in numerous large leveraged buy-out, add-on and divestiture transactions and has also represented owners of a wide variety of private businesses in sales to private equity funds and other strategic investors.

Doug Sayranian is an associate in the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on advising private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as public and private companies, on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged transactions and general corporate matters. He has worked with domestic and foreign companies in all varieties of acquisitions and divestitures, giving him valuable experience with outside regulatory authorities and high-level teams of principal executives, attorneys and banking professionals.


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