Patrick V. DiDomenico

Chief Knowledge Officer || Austin

Mr. DiDomenico is the firm’s Chief Knowledge Officer and is responsible for the firm’s knowledge management infrastructure and strategic direction. In his role, Mr. DiDomenico oversees the Knowledge Management (KM) Department, which includes KM client solutions, KM firm solutions, KM Counsel (practice support lawyers), legal research services, legal project management, portfolio engagements, and other innovative functions. He works with the firm’s attorneys and clients to develop innovative ways to deliver greater value, focusing on quality, consistency, and efficiency. He is also a member of the firm’s Technology Strategy Committee, which helps the firm make the best use of technology to serve our clients.

Prior to his Knowledge Management career, Mr. DiDomenico served as commercial litigation attorney in New York for nine years.

Mr. DiDomenico is the author of the book Knowledge Management for Lawyers, published in 2015 by the American Bar Association. He is a frequent speaker on the topics of knowledge management, legal technology, and innovation. Mr. DiDomenico is also the founder of the Knowledge Management for Legal Professionals group and Legal Project Management group on LinkedIn.

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Education

  • B.A., cum laude, Le Moyne College, 1993
  • J.D., cum laude, Syracuse University College of Law, 1996

Professional Activities

  • SHRM
  • International Legal Technology Association

Speeches

  • Professional Services Australia: Knowledge Management and Innovation - "The ‘How To’ in Building Cross-Departmental Collaboration for Effective Law Firm Knowledge Management" - Sydney - November 25, 2015
  • Professional Services Australia: Knowledge Management and Innovation - "Stop the Technology Tail in Wagging the KM Dog" - Sydney - November 24, 2015
  • Ark Group’s 15th Annual KM Asia - "What is working in KM versus what is not working in KM?" - Hong Kong - November 18 - 19, 2015
  • Ark Group’s 10th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession Conference: The Evolution of Practice Innovation - "Working Backwards to the Technology-Focusing on User Experience to Enhance the Practice of Law" - New York City - October 22, 2015
  • Ark Group’s 10th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession Conference: The Evolution of Practice Innovation - "Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession" - New York City - October 21 - 22, 2015
  • Fordham University School of Law - "Knowledge Management for Lawyers" - New York City - October 20, 2015
  • International Legal Technology Association (ILTACON) - "Tech Gadgets—Those You Need, Those You Want, and Those That Make You Wonder" - Las Vegas - September 3, 2015
  • International Legal Technology Association (ILTACON) - "Knowledge Management Tactics—Learn How To Execute Your Plan" - Las Vegas - September 1, 2015
  • Fordham University School of Law - "Knowledge Management for Lawyers" - New York City - October 2, 2014
  • LegalTech New York - "Bolstering KM Through User Experience Design" - New York City - February 4, 2014
  • ILTA Annual Conference - "Bolstering KM Through User Experience Design" - Las Vegas - August 20, 2013
  • August 16, 2018 - Law360 - "A Chat With Ogletree Knowledge Chief Patrick DiDomenico"
  • June 2018 - Profile Magazine - "Patrick DiDomenico Ensures Knowledge is Shared Among Attorneys"
  • April 27, 2018 - The American Lawyer - "How Ogletree Deakins Overcame Legal AI Burnout"
  • June 29, 2016 - Law360 - "Beach Reads For Your BigLaw Holiday Weekend"
  • April 4, 2016 - The Lawyer - "Knowledge management report: Pause, then engage"
  • December 7, 2015 - Bloomberg BNA - "Law Firms Face Challenges Getting Partners to Share Know-How"
  • October 11, 2015 - Legaltech News - "The Push for Knowledge: Ogletree Deakins’ DiDomenico on His KM Handbook"
  • Recipient of the 2013 Knowledge Management Professional of the Year Award from the International Legal Technology Association