Kenneth E. Jones

Chief Technologist

Mr. Jones oversees various aspects of technology at Tanenbaum Keale LLP in the role of Chief Technologist. He leads efforts to support TK’s computing environment and infrastructure, one that features a strategy of professionally protecting and processing client data in the Cloud with highly skilled and respected leading-edge business partners in the technology space. Additionally, Mr. Jones helps lead and support various TK programs in the areas of security, compliance, business continuity and firm administration.

In addition, Mr. Jones is an active member of multiple legal technology organizations. He serves a Strategic Partner Liaison with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), and in this role, he advocates for members when issues arise with products, facilitates vendor connections to support educational and product programming, provides feedback from members in future product/service development, and ensures that ILTA is involved in standard-setting initiatives. He also sits on ILTA's LegalSEC Summit Planning Committee, which sets the direction for an annual two-day event focused on information security education for the legal industry.

Mr. Jones also serves as an Editorial Board Member for the Thomson Reuters Institute's Practice Innovations Newsletter, a publication focused on innovation in the business and practice of law, as well as the evolution of technology impacted today’s law firms.

Mr. Jones also serves as Chief Operating Officer of TK-owned SaaS company Xerdict Group LLC. Xerdict Group LLC is a software company which provides a wide variety of internet-based technologies to TK clients including case management systems, discovery applications and document repositories. At Xerdict Group LLC, he directs application development, database analysis and network operations to construct and operate powerful, customizable systems that support the litigation case management, e-discovery and related business needs of internal and external clients. As a wholly owned software company, Xerdict Group LLC is able to leverage its Oracle based technology and source code to provide clients with exceptional systems at highly competitive costs.

Prior to his work with law firms, Mr. Jones served as a Director of Technology at Bristol-Myers Squibb Company leading an Applications Development organization. In that capacity, he supported a wide variety of legal functions within the $20 billion company for legal departments including litigation, intellectual property, internal investigations, compensation/stock options and other legal functions.

Mr. Jones has developed innovative solutions, both in a law firm and corporate legal environment, for over 20 years.

  • He holds both a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts (Economics) Degree from Rutgers University.

Tanenbaum Keale LLP Chief Technologist Kenneth E. Jones was named to the second annual Elite Boutique Trailblazers list by the National Law Journal.