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Lance N. Rea*

Chief Information Officer

As the Chief Information Officer, Lance N. Rea helps to develop and oversee all technology-related strategic and operational initiatives at Baker Donelson.

Professional Biography

Mr. Rea ensures that the Firm's information systems support the delivery of exceptional service to Baker Donelson's clients as well as the daily operation and strategic direction of the Firm. In addition to information systems strategic planning, his areas of responsibility include technical support, technical education, project management, engineering, and telecommunications.

Mr. Rea has more than 20 years of experience working in the information technology field. Prior to joining Baker Donelson, he spent 15 years as the CIO at two New York-based law firms. He is a regular speaker at International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) conferences.

  • Member – International Legal Technology Association
  • Member – FBI InfraGard Public/Private Security Organization
  • "The Long and Winding Road: How I Got to the C-Suite," ILTACON (August 2017)
  • "Risk Assessment in a Box," ILTACON (August 2015)
  • "Network Monitoring: Know What Fish Are Swimming in Your Sea," ILTACON (August 2015)
  • "Managing Disparate Systems," 11th Annual Law Technology Forum (April 2013)


  • University of Louisiana at Monroe, graduate studies in geology and computer science
  • Seinan Gakuin University, Japanese Business Administration,1994
  • State University of New York College at Oneonta, B.S., 1992



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