Chief Information Officer

Christopher Smith

Chris Smith is a strategic catalyst. He has a unique talent for understanding real information needs and delivering solutions that are complete, simple, and cost effective. His specialty is making knowledge management work in the real world. He works with the business leaders to solve problems, identify opportunities, shape creative solutions and guide plans to add value.

Current Role

  • Company Name: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Job Title: Chief Information Officer
  • Start Date: March 2022
  • Company Industry: Law Practice
  • Location: New York, New York, United States

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is a global law firm with a long-standing track record of successfully supporting the world’s leading national and multinational corporations, financial institutions and governments on ground-breaking and business-critical mandates. Our 2,800-plus lawyers deliver results worldwide through our own offices and alongside leading national firms. Our commitment and business know-how mean our clients rely on us when it matters most.


Previous Role:

  • Company Name: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Job Title: Chief Global Data Officer
  • Start Date: May 2021