MSU College of Law

Ken Grady

Adjunct Professor
Law College Building
648 N. Shaw Lane Rm 368
East Lansing, MI 48824-1300

Ken Grady is an adjunct professor at the Law College, where he teaches a course on Delivering Legal Services. Ken is Lean Law Evangelist for Seyfarth Shaw LLP, and was Chief Executive Officer of SeyfarthLean Consulting, LLC, a Seyfarth Shaw subsidiary. A recognized thought leader, Ken frequently speaks on issues and trends affecting the legal industry, including innovation, leadership, efficiency, and change management. Ken’s articles and posts have been featured in many online and print media publications, and he is the editor and principal author of the blog He has been named to the Fastcase 50, and honored by the Financial Times for innovative leadership of in-house counsel/outside counsel relationships, and has had his views on the industry featured in The Wall Street Journal, Crain’s, The American Lawyer, and other publications. Ken’s in-house career included general counsel roles at three Fortune 1000 corporations and executive leadership positions in Fortune 500 and 1000 corporations. Before moving in-house, Ken was a partner in the multinational law firm McDermott, Will & Emery. Ken was an active member of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) for 14 years, serving as a member of the ACC’s Board of Directors, its Value Challenge Steering Committee and its Advocacy Committee.