Monica Bay is a journalist, analyst and provocateur. She is a Fellow at CodeX: The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, concentrating on the CodeX Blog. Bay is a columnist at Above The Law, and is co-host (with Robert Ambrogi) of the Law Technology Now podcast (Legal Talk Network) and also writes for Thomson Reuters, the PayneGroup, ALM, The Cowen Group and others. She is a frequent speaker. Bay was editor-in-chief of ALM’s Law Technology News for 17 years in New York and spent 13 years at The Recorder in San Francisco. Her N.Y. team won 64 journalism and design awards; and she was the inaugural recipient of the Monica Bay STEM Leadership Award from Women Who Lead. In 2016, Bay was named a Legal Rebels Trailblazer by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal/Legal Talk Network—and was among the 10 “2016 Women of Legal Tech” selected by ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center.
A member of the California bar, Bay is based in Lakeville, CT. She can often be found at Yankee Stadium.