Michael Lechner is Cleary Gottlieb’s Chief Information Officer.

He is a member of the firm’s Innovation Committee and is responsible for Cleary’s information technology systems, including applications, infrastructure, support, and information security. He is based in New York.

Michael joined Cleary in 2012 from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a member of their global information technology team. During his tenure at PwC, Michael held a variety of roles in the IT department, including Chief Enterprise Architect and Managing Director for U.S. IT infrastructure.

Michael received a B.S. in computer science/physics from the State University of New York at Albany.