Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP is pleased to welcome longtime legal technology leader Philip Casale as the AmLaw 100 law firm’s next Chief Information Officer.
Phil joins Nixon Peabody with more than 20 years of experience as a law firm CIO. He has also served in the professional services delivery and business development leadership capacities in the technology industry. Phil leads the firm’s nationwide team of information technology professionals.
As an accomplished executive leader, Phil drives business innovation and transformation through outcomes. He is committed to leveraging emerging technologies, data analytics, and digital platforms to grow revenue, enhance client experiences, optimize operations, and drive transformative change.
“Phil’s deep knowledge of the evolving legal technology landscape, together with his passion for effective communication and his focus on compliance and cybersecurity, will help us to provide unparalleled client service,” said Nixon Peabody Chief Operating Officer Lauri Walker. “In welcoming Phil to the firm, we are also thankful to Mike Green for more than 20 years of service, distinguishing himself as a vital leader who helped prepare NP for current and future success in a fast-moving environment of new technologies.”
In addition to creating technology-enabled environments that help drive business innovations and client service, Phil is well versed on implementing robust and resilient security and compliance in today’s digital landscape. Phil is at the forefront of the use of AI technologies in the legal industry and the impact of AI on the rapidly changing business environment. He will work alongside the firm’s Chief Innovation Officer Aaron Yowell on the use of AI and other new technology initiatives.