Chief Innovation Officer
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
Wendy Butler Curtis is Orrick’s Chief Innovation Officer. Named Financial Times’ Most Innovative Lawyer of the Year in 2018, Wendy leads Orrick’s efforts to innovate through our focus on people, process and technology. Wendy is ranked Band 1 by Chambers for eDiscovery. She has met with more than 40 corporate legal departments, over the past year, to exchange ideas about innovation. Orrick provides legal solutions for visionary companies in the Technology & Innovation, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors. Based in 25+ markets globally, we help our clients grow and disrupt, we protect them, and we help them win. We’re also transforming the delivery of legal services. That’s why Financial Times has named Orrick the Most Innovative Law Firm in North America three years in a row. Through Orrick Labs, we’re developing new legal technologies. Through our corporate venture investment fund, we’re partnering with exciting legal tech company founders. Through Orrick Analytics, we’re applying AI and other tools to solve clients’ problems. And through creative staffing at our Global Operations Center, we’re streamlining legal processes. We do all of this by engaging the very top talent, earning us a place on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list four years in a row.