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Curtis A. Meltzer

Curtis A. Meltzer

Chadbourne & Parke LLP
Chief Information Officer
New York, NY, USA

Curt Meltzer is the Chief Information Officer for Chadbourne & Parke, LLP. Curt is responsible for all Information Technology departments and serves as a member of the Technology Advisory Committee. Curt leads the firm’s Business Continuity and Data Security teams.

Curt first joined Chadbourne in 1992 as Director of Information Services. In 4 years he led the firm’s migration from minicomputers to a PC LANS featuring both Windows and Macintosh computers. The firm was one of the first to provide laptops to all lawyers, thereby enhancing client service.

Curt has served as the IT leader for 4 different law firms, ranging in size from 300 to 1,100 lawyers. Each of those firms has had offices around the globe. Curt has also worked in the consulting, software, publishing, training and litigation support fields.

Activities and Affiliations

  • Member, District of Columbia Bar
  • Fellow, College of Law Practice Management
  • Co-Chair, CFO/CIO/COO Conference, NY City Bar, 2012
  • Co-Chair, LegalWorks Law Firm CIO Conference, 2004-2006
  • Moderator, ILTA Large Firm Peer Group Discussion Forum, 2003- 2007, 2013, 2015
  • Mentor, Year Up

Professional Background

  • Chief Information Officer, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
  • Editor, Law Technology Daily Digest, PinHawk LLC
  • Vice President, Total Solutions Strategy, LexisNexis, Inc.
  • Chief Information Officer, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Chief Information Officer, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, LLP
  • Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Speer Software Training, Inc.
  • Vice President, Integrated Technology, Hildebrandt, Inc.
  • Senior Consultant, The Rust Consulting Group


  • Georgetown University, Washington, DC, A.B. in Government
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D.

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