Steve Lastres is director of knowledge management services for Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He manages the firm’s information and knowledge management initiatives with the assistance of a dedicated team of research, knowledge management (“KM”), and technical services analysts. Steve works with a KM Task Force in charge of the firm’s KM effort to develop and implement an effective KM strategy for the firm. He joined the firm in May 2005. Steve received his JD from New York Law School in 2003, where he received the Daniel Finkelstein Writing Award. He is a member of the bars of New Jersey and New York. He received a master’s in library science with a distinguished achievement award in Information and library science from Pratt Institute in 1996. Steve earned an undergraduate degree in business administration from Pace University.
Steve has served as president of the Law Library Association of Greater NY (LLAGNY) and ARMA Metropolitan NY Chapter. He is past chair of the Private Law Libraries Special Interest Section (PLL SIS), member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Leadership and Nominations Committee and the ILTA Education Planning Committee, and former manager of the ARMA Northeast Region. Steve is also a prolific writer and speaker on the topics of KM and law librarianship.
Dean Sonderegger, Steve Lastres, Gabe Teninbaum, and Catherine Monte examine ways to build the case for innovation in law firms and legal organizations.
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