Daniel Linna

Daniel Linna

Daniel W. Linna Jr. has a joint appointment at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and McCormick School of Engineering as the Director of Law and Technology Initiatives and a Senior Lecturer. Dan is also an affiliated faculty member at CodeX – The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics. Previously, Dan was an equity partner in the litigation department at Honigman. Dan joined Honigman after clerking for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge James L. Ryan. Before law school, he was an information technology manager, developer, and consultant. Dan is a co-founder and co-director of the Institute for the Future of Law Practice. Dan is Vice Chair of the Legal Analytics Committee of the ABA Business Law Section. He was named to the 2015 Fastcase 50 as a person who has charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. In 2018, Dan was named an American Bar Association “Legal Rebel” and also inducted as a Fellow of the College of Law Practice Management.

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Guest Appearances
August 26, 2019

ABA Annual Meeting 2019: The Taskforce on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services (ATILS)

Unauthorized practice of law, sharing of legal fees, and more— the ATILS taskforce is rethinking our approach to these big issues in the practice of law.

February 7, 2019

Inspire Legal 2019: What Is The Role Of Lawyers (if any) In Evaluating Legal Technology?

Dan Linna and Dera Nevin talk about the role of lawyers (if any) in evaluating legal technology.

September 24, 2018

Harnessing Innovation for the Legal Industry

Dan Linna talks about how lawyers should think about technology and innovation.

November 17, 2016

Better Preparing Lawyers for the Practice of Law

Jared Correia talks to experts about additional skills that law schools should teach students to better prepare them for the practice of law.