Tom Gelbmann is the managing director of Gelbmann & Associates LLC,
a consulting practice guding law firms and corporate
law departments to maximize value from investments in Information
Technology. Tom has an extensive record of success in a wide
array of projects working with executive management teams,
drawing upon broad experience in information technology and
administrative management in the legal technology market.
Tom has an extensive record of increasing the value of IT
through effective management and leadership, serving in executive
level positions with law firms with national and international
scope. He has also served as a consultant to law firms, corporate
legal departments and professional service organizations with
a primary focus on strategy development, system architecture,
and operational effectiveness of IT systems and services.
Tom has held the CIO position at two major law firms, leading
the IT function to the successful achievement of enterprise
goals through systems migration, network infrastructure renovation,
implementation of practice support systems and enrichment of
systems management functions. He has also conducted several
market research projects on behalf of information and technology
service providers to the legal sector.
Tom is also the co-author of the Socha-Gelbmann Electronic Discovery Survey and with George Socha is the co-founder ofthe Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project.