Danielle Benecke

Danielle Benecke

Founder, Baker McKenzie Machine Learning
Baker & McKenzie LLP


Danielle is the Founder and global head of Baker McKenzie's Machine Learning Practice, an industry-leading venture that combines the Firm's legal domain expertise with advanced data science and machine learning.

She was previously a senior lawyer in Baker McKenzie's IP and Technology Practice and a regional leader of its Reinvent innovation program. Danielle has also served on the Firm's Global Digital Media and Copyright Steering Committee and North America IP and Technology leadership team.

Danielle has been recognized by Fortune 500 clients as "nothing short of spectacular" and "having a level of sophistication beyond her years." She has a Masters of Law, Science, and Technology from Stanford University, where she was previously a member of the Graduate School of Business' Venture Studio and a Fellow of the Legal Design Lab and has served as venture coach in CodeX's AI and Law program.