Daniel Linna

Northwestern Pritzker School of Law & McCormick School of Engineering

Dan 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. His teaching and research focus on innovation and technology, including computational law, artificial intelligence, data analytics, leadership, operations, and innovation frameworks. Dan is also an affiliated faculty member at CodeX — The Stanford Center for Legal Informatics. Before joining the Northwestern faculty, Dan was at Michigan State University College of Law, where he was a Professor of Law in Residence and the founder and Director of LegalRnD — The Center for Legal Services Innovation. Dan has also been an adjunct professor at the University of Michigan Law School, where he has taught Negotiation as well as Legal Technology & Innovation: Legal-Service Delivery in the 21st Century. Prior to his career in academia, Dan was in private practice at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn, an Am Law 200 firm headquartered in Detroit. He was a litigator and member of Honigman's Automotive and Manufacturing; e-Discovery and Information Management; Commercial Transactions; and Social, Mobile, and Emerging Media groups. Dan is currently Chair of the Legal Analytics Committee of the ABA Business Law Section and a co-founder and co-director of the Institute for the Future of Law Practice.