Speaker Bio

Daniel W. Linna Jr. is a Professor of Law in Residence and the Director of LegalRnD – The Center for Legal Services Innovation at Michigan State University College of Law. Dan also teaches at the University of Michigan Law School. He is also an affiliated faculty member at CodeX – the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and will join Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law as visiting professor in 2018-19.

Dan’s teaching and research focus on innovation and technology, including innovation frameworks, leadership, continuous improvement, data-driven lawyering, data analytics, computational law, automation, and artificial intelligence. In 2017, Dan launched the Legal Services Innovation Index, which includes a catalog of law firm innovations, a measure of innovation in each Global 100, Am Law 200, and Canadian top-30 law firm, and an index of law school innovation.