Brian J. Mink
B.A., University of Georgia
J.D., University of Virginia
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Brian Mink is an attorney, data strategist and legal technologist with experience developing and implementing leading-edge data strategies for Am Law 100 law firms and Fortune 500 law departments. Mink helps organizations make better business decisions by automating their legal processes and leveraging their legal data.
Mink serves as legal operations director at Norfolk Southern, where he leads the Legal Operations Team for one of North America’s largest railroads, leveraging data to execute the Law Department’s strategic business and technological initiatives.
Prior to joining Norfolk Southern, Mink was a practicing attorney at Troutman Sanders in Atlanta, where he founded and was the chief architect of the firm’s Contract Analytics and Automation Initiative and was a founding member of the firm’s Innovation Committee. Mink’s law practice included representing clients in the acquisition, development and negotiation of tax incentives for some of the largest technology-driven real estate projects in the United States.
A frequent speaker on artificial intelligence in the legal industry and enterprise data strategy, Mink serves as chairman of the Advisory Board of Data Science Connect, the largest data science organization in the southeastern U.S. and one of the largest in the world.
Mink received his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, graduated with honors from the University of Georgia, and obtained his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification from Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business.