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Pramesh Naik Joins Troutman Sanders as Chief Information Officer
ATLANTA – April 10, 2017 – Troutman Sanders LLP announced today that Pramesh Naik has joined the firm as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Naik was previously the CIO of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP. Naik will be responsible for driving innovation, efficiency and client service through technology. He will complete initiatives currently in progress for hardware and software upgrades while working closely with firm lawyers to ensure greater responsiveness to client needs.
Naik has an extensive background in information technology, with more than twenty years experience in a variety of industry sectors. He began his career as an IT manager at Bank of America in London, moving to Serco Inc, a Department of Defense contractor and eventually into the legal industry, serving in the London office of three law firms before he transitioned stateside to the Atlanta office of Kilpatrick Stockton in 2004.
“I am delighted to welcome Pramesh back to Troutman Sanders,” said Bob Seabolt, Chief Operating Officer, Troutman Sanders. “He is a proven leader, innovator and strategic thinker who will help our lawyers and staff leverage technology for the benefit of our clients for years to come.”
Naik is no stranger to Troutman Sanders, having worked as the firm’s Director of Information Technology from 2010 to 2014 before joining Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete.
“I am pleased to be back with the firm,” said Naik. “I believe my experience, base of technical knowledge, coupled with my understanding of Troutman Sanders’ systems, processes and standards, will enable me to help guide the firm’s IT strategy with a focus on business results.”
Naik is a graduate of the University of the West of England located in Bristol, England.
About Troutman Sanders
Troutman Sanders LLP is an international law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 16 offices located throughout North America and Asia. Founded in 1897, the firm’s lawyers provide counsel and advice in practically every aspect of civil and commercial law related to the firm’s core practice areas: Corporate, Energy and Industry Regulation, Finance, Litigation and Real Estate. Firm clients range from multinational corporations to individual entrepreneurs, federal and state agencies to foreign governments, and non-profit organizations to businesses representing virtually every sector and industry. See troutmansanders.com for more information.