Matt Kesner is the Chief Information Officer of Fenwick & West LLP. Mr. Kesner is resident in the Mountain View office. His responsibilities include:
- Refining the business processes at the firm to provide better service to clients with increased efficiency
- Providing eDiscovery and compliance consulting and services to external clients
- Ensuring the security of data shared with the firm
Under Kesner's direction, Fenwick's IT group has built a number of database-driven Web tools for managing collections of information and documents in anticipation of governmental inquiries and litigation. These tools have won kudos from our clients who are delighted that these tools reduce cost, and increase the efficiency and speed of working with the Fenwick team and any outside consultants without compromising the security of the information or the sanctity of attorney-client privilege.
Mr. Kesner was honored by InfoWorld as one of their "CTO 25" recognizing IT innovators (June 2008) and by Computerworld as one of the "Premier 100 IT Leaders" in the United States (February 2008). Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Mr. Kesner was partner-in-charge of the Los Angeles Office of a major West Coast law firm. He has 13 years' experience as a litigator, with extensive trial experience in the federal and state courts. He was admitted to practice in California and the Federal Courts in 1985. He is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court.