Daniel Farris

Partner, K&L Gates LLP

Daniel Farris is a partner at the firm’s Chicago office. He is a member of the technology transactions and data protection practice group.

Mr. Farris is no ordinary geek. As a former software engineer and network administrator, Mr. Farris brings real-world experience to bear in counseling clients on a wide array of technology and compliance issues, including data center operations, fiber optic networking, cloud computing, information governance, emerging technologies, and privacy and data security.

Mr. Farris understands how technology enables a company’s operations and creates competitive advantage, and he appreciates the central role that data plays in driving strategic decision-making. His practice is founded upon understanding how technology can strengthen and expand upon the core missions of his clients’ businesses. He is a trusted advisor to companies operating in highly regulated industries, such as technology and telecommunications, healthcare, banking and financial services, investment management, insurance, retail and consumer businesses, transportation, manufacturing, and professional services providers. He also counsels startup, embryonic, and emerging growth companies.