Dan Nottke 1
Dan Nottke

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

National BOD

Dan Nottke is currently the Chief Information Officer for Kirkland & Ellis LLP, a 100 year old law firm whose lawyers spawn innovations to our client’s challenges.  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 high performing organization.  Dan is currently leading the creation of a technology strategy, which sets a clear road map for all technology initiatives and spends for the next three years.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Dan was the Executive Director and Chief Information Officer for Navigant Consulting.  Whilst at Navigant, Dan directed the companies eTransformation efforts, for the majority of their back office functions, including the implementation of CRM, portal, time reporting, payroll and the implementation of a centralized Cisco based phone and voicemail system for the companies 47 offices.  Dan also served as the America’s managing director for BearingPoint, 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 America’s chief information officer.


Dan was named “CIO of the Year” at Legaltech News’ 2015 Innovation Awards, held in San Francisco in July 2015. The Innovation Awards are an annual recognition of the best technology leaders, products and projects in the legal community. Award recipients were selected by a panel of Legaltech News’ editorial staff.