Nathan Dooley

Corporate Client Service Transformation Director


Nathan Dooley serves as Orrick's Client Service Transformation Director for the Corporate Business Unit. Comprising nearly 400 lawyers globally, the unit encompasses the firm’s M&A, private equity, capital markets, cyber & data privacy, compensation & benefits, tax, IP licensing/tech transactions, funds, and international trade & compliance practices, as well as Orrick’s startup-focused practice.

Nathan is the point person for the unit on transforming and re-engineering Orrick’s approach to corporate transactional work for its clients. This includes the redesign of workflows and processes in a way that, among things, leverages technology and data analytics and develops a robust knowledge management function.

Before his current position, he served as Orrick’s Chief Practice Officer for its Corporate Business Unit. In that capacity, he worked closely with business unit and practice group leaders to lead strategic and financial planning efforts, improve global operations and business management, and coordinate business development and lawyer recruiting.

Prior to Orrick, he served in a variety of capacities at Baker McKenzie, including Director of Practice Management, Director of Knowledge Management, Practice Support Lawyer and Associate. Nathan also was an Associate at Brobeck Phleger & Harrison.