Dan Nottke

CIO - Emeritus,
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
CIO - Emeritus,
Kirkland & Ellis LLP


Dan Nottke is currently the Chief Information Officer for Kirkland & Ellis LLP, a 100-year old law firm with a history of providing exceptional service to clients around the world in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property, restructuring and counseling matters. The groundwork has been established for another century of superior legal work and client service.
Since joining the Firm in 2008, Dan has led the transformation of the Information Technology department from a decentralized team to a fully centralized Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) based on a high performing organization. Amongst the accomplishments of Dan’s teams are building a strategy based organization, pioneering a world class IT vendor management solution, implementing a world class law firm application strategy and implementing a career path and career map planning.
Prior to joining Kirkland, Dan was the Executive Director and Chief Information Officer for Navigant Consulting. Whilst at Navigant, Dan directed the company’s eTransformation efforts, for the majority of their back office functions, including the implementation of CRM, portal, time reporting, payroll applications or process and the implementation of a centralized Cisco based phone and voicemail system for the company’s 47 offices. Dan also served as the managing director for BearingPoint’s North and South America offices where he successfully migrated BearingPoint’s 50+ offices from systems managed by KPMG LLP to a fully outsourced, professionally managed environment.
Dan spent the majority of his career working for Andersen Worldwide and Arthur Andersen, where he was a Partner, Global Chief Technology Officer and Chief Information Officer for the North and South America offices.
When not teaching people how to fish at work, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife, Mary Jo and teaching their four children, how to fish.

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Peer Award: Leadership Award
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA)

Executive of the Year