LANCE N. REA is the Chief Information Officer of Epstein Becker Green. He is based in the firm's New York office.

As the Chief Information Officer, Mr. Rea's primary duties are to help develop and oversee all technology-related strategic and operational initiatives at the Epstein Becker Green. Specifically, he ensures that the firm's information systems effectively support both the delivery of exceptional service to the firm's clients and the daily operation and strategic direction of the firm. He works closely with Epstein Becker Green's Technology Committee and senior management. In addition to information systems strategic planning, Mr. Rea's areas of responsibility include technical support, technical education, project management, litigation and practice support, engineering, telecommunications, information security, business systems, and conflicts of interest.

Mr. Rea has approximately 20 years of experience working in the information technology field. Immediately before joining Epstein Becker Green, he spent 10 years as the CIO of a full-service New York-based law firm.

In addition, Mr. Rea currently serves on the board of the New York Chapter of the FBI InfraGard Security Alliance, is a regular speaker at International Legal Technology Association conferences, and is an active rugby player, who has played for clubs in both Australia and Japan.

In 1994, Mr. Rea completed the Japanese Business Administration program at Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan. He then enrolled in advanced studies in geology and computer science at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.


  • University of Louisiana (1995)
    • at Monroe
  • Seinan Gakuin University (1994)
  • State University of New York (B.S., 1992)
    • College at Oneonta