Kathleen Orr

Global Head of Practice Innovation

Washington, D.C.

Kate Orr is Global Head of Practice Innovation for Orrick.

Orrick has been named by the Financial Times as top 3 for innovation six years in a row. Drawing on the trifecta of creative staffing, streamlined processes and technology solutions, Kate works closely with clients and our lawyers to improve the delivery of legal services.

Kate also leads CaseStream, Orrick's homegrown litigation and transaction management system, which was recognized by the Financial Times as a #1 most innovative New Product and Service.

Kate is a former litigator and represented commercial clients in complex litigation throughout the United States at Orrick. She remains active in numerous pro bono matters and was awarded the first annual Orrick Pro Bono Award. Kate also served as an adjunct professor of Legal Writing and Oral Advocacy at the University Maryland School of Law.