As the Director of Technology & Operations for Sugarman, Rogers, Barshak & Cohen, P.C., Chris provides key strategic leadership and advice and manages all aspects of the firm’s technology, from infrastructure to desktop, mobile, and user support. He has over 15 years of experience in the legal technology industry, experience which has guided the firm’s transition of key internal systems to cloud-based applications. He serves as a leader in vendor selection, project management, implementation and training. Beyond the firm’s technology, Chris serves as part of the management team overseeing the daily operations of the firm.
With the firm’s strong support, Chris is an active member of the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), and has served as both a panelist and a member of the conference planning committee for ILTA’s annual conference (ILTACON) since 2009. Beginning in 2013, he led one of five teams that plans and executes educational content for the conference, and he is currently serving a two-year term as its co-chair, responsible for achieving the strategic goals for the educational content of ILTA’s premier educational and networking event. Concurrently, he is serving as a member of ILTA’s Program Planning Council, a role in which he is responsible for developing an over-arching programming framework that serves all sectors of ILTA’s membership.