Candace S. Spencer

Business Development Director


Candace S. Spencer is a Business Development executive and attorney with more than a decade of business development and consultative sales experience in the fields of both legal technology and professional services. She supports the Government and Regulatory Affairs and the Environment and Energy practice groups.

After practicing briefly, Candace began her career at LexisNexis—first as a legal writer and editor, then as a Legal Consultant working with federal agencies, most notably the U.S. Department of Justice. In her role as a Legal Consultant working closely with the DOJ, Candace made regular appearances on the Justice Television Network and became known as the "face of LexisNexis." Candace also hosted several CLE taped series for LexisNexis, which served as both an educational resource for clients as well as a valuable marketing tool for LexisNexis. Candace was awarded the Reed Elsevier Innovation Award for leading the Government Professional Services team, which provided professional services to government clients.

Candace continued her business development and consultative sales career at FTI, a consulting management firm, before joining Drinker Biddle.


Reed Elsevier Innovation Award

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  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A.


  • University of Notre Dame Law School (Past Board of Directors)

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