Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Nigel “Nige” Tranter as the firm’s first chief digital officer, as it looks to harness data to deliver better insights to clients, drive business efficiencies and inform skills and staffing needs for the future.

Several large law firms in recent months have enhanced their C-suites with technology roles; McGuireWoods hired a chief innovation and AI officer, Crowell & Moring named a chief innovation and value officer, and DLA Piper tapped a chief data scientist, among others.