2 minute read | September.27.2023
“We are at a pivotal moment as a profession in advancing our ability to integrate data- driven insights and new technologies into client advice and the business,” observed Orrick Chair Mitch Zuklie. “With the creation of a Chief Digital Officer role and the commercial experience Nige brings, we are aiming to be leaders in this transformation, which is essential to practicing at the highest level in the tech, financial and energy sectors and attracting and inspiring the top talent of the future.”
“I’m thrilled to join Wendy, Justin and the rest of the stellar Orrick team. Orrick has long been known as an innovator in everything they do and it’s a unique moment to advance the firm’s strategy through a heightened focus on data and process,” said Nige.
Nige serves on the British Legal Technology Forum and Supertech West Midlands advisory boards, as a judge for the British Legal Technology Awards, and is frequent speaker at industry conferences, sharing his insights and experiences.
Orrick’s innovation platform includes a legal tech venture investment initiative; Orrick Labs, an internal skunkworks for the development of technologies not available in the market; and a 10-professional Innovation Team. Financial Times has named the firm among the top 3 most innovative law firms for seven years in a row. The firm ranked top 5 for technology adoption on the 2023 American Lawyer Mid-Level Associate Survey.