Keeping Up with Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Industry: Key Risks & Opportunities

Venue

This is a virtual event, accessible online and over phone. Access instructions will be provided after registration.

Description

This is a complimentary program sponsored by Navigant.

The use of artificial intelligence in the legal industry is increasing at a rapid pace as it can be used to create efficiencies and streamline processes.  However, in order to use this technology effectively, practitioners must understand where artificial intelligence can be helpful in their legal work, as well as understand risks that may arise and how to mitigate them. 

Join us for this 60-minute webinar where our speakers will discuss the role of artificial intelligence in the legal industry, and how practitioners are using it today.  Our speakers will examine ways that artificial intelligence can be used to create efficiencies for your legal practice as well as discuss any risks associated with using artificial intelligence and how to reduce them.

Educational Objectives:

• Understand legal artificial intelligence and its impact on the legal industry;
• Learn where AI can create efficiencies for legal work;
• Gain strategies for identify and reducing risks surrounding the use of AI.

Who would benefit most from attending this program?

Law Firm: Attorney/Counsel, Managing Partner, Of Counsel, Partner
Corporation: Attorney/Counsel, General Counsel  
 

Presenters

Nichole Williams-Miller
  • Staff Counsel
  • Verizon

Nichole Williams-Miller is an experienced legal executive bringing experience and innovative solutions to her clients’ business objectives.  As Staff Counsel at Verizon’s Product and New Business division, Nichole advises her clients on bringing cutting edge Internet of Things (“IoT”) products and solutions to market.  In this role, Nichole is the chief legal advisor for her internal clients on all aspects of product development and go-to-market strategies for Verizon’s most innovative solutions.  After beginning her career as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office, Nichole went into private practice as an Associate at Leader & Berkon LLP in New York City before becoming a senior in-house counsel to global corporations such as Symantec Corporation, Infosys Ltd., Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications.  Nichole currently serves as a Committee Chair for the Association of Corporate Counsel - National Capital Region’s Leadership Academy and is an active participant in Verizon’s Pro Bono community service program.  Nichole received her B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

Sue McLean
  • Partner
  • Baker McKenzie

Sue McLean is a partner in Baker McKenzie's IT/Com group in London. Sue advises clients on a wide range of technology matters including outsourcing, digital transformation, technology procurement, development and licensing, m/e-commerce, cloud computing, AI, FinTech, blockchain/DLT and data privacy. Sue regularly speaks and writes about the impact of disruptive technologies, including AI. Sue is also focused on the impact of technology on the practice of law. She serves as an Innovation Ambassador at Baker McKenzie and is the firm's representative on the Barclays LawTech Eagle Lab hub.

Jim Vint
  • Managing Director, Global Technology
  • Navigant

Heading the e-discovery practice, Jim Vint focuses on litigation and investigation projects for Global 500 organizations, with significant experience working in the E.U. and Asia Pacific and in cross-border situations. His areas of expertise include financial services, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, and consumer products industries specific to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FPCA) or U.K. Bribery Act allegations, corruption, anti-money laundering, consumer-related allegations of improprieties, cartel investigations, and general commercial disputes and investigations. He has been retained to testify in numerous 30(b)(6) depositions.

An expert in the preservation of voluminous data sources, Jim supports clients through database design and construction, system reconciliation, evaluation of efficiency and compliance in existing software systems, process management for the integration of multiple systems into complex financial processes, and financial and workflow performance improvement. He is a frequent speaker and author on emerging data sources in information discovery and the technologies and policies to address these issues.

Jim provides risk mitigation services and transactional data analyses in internal, audit committee, and regulatory investigations; mergers and acquisitions; data-breach and incident responses; bankruptcies; regulatory infractions; and other distressed situations. He has extensive experience in IT due diligence, risk control evaluation, review and implementation, system performance improvement, database construction, modeling, and financial planning and analysis. He has managed the implementation of legal hold systems, financial systems, specifying and testing system requirements, and overseeing system integration and Legal-IT outsourcing and co-sourcing scenarios.

Rebecca S. Patterson
  • Director, Data and Analytics
  • Navigant

Rebecca Patterson is a director in the global legal technology solutions practice and leads the analytics subpractice. She focuses primarily on structured data analytics and advisory services with extensive experience assisting clients in data-intensive disputes, investigations, and litigation. Her areas of expertise include complex data management, advanced analytics, data lineage, reporting and data visualization, and project management.

Rebecca serves as Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School in New York, where she introduces international LL.M. students to some of the most heavily tested topics on the New York State Bar Examination.

Continuing Education

Credits:
1.0 CLE
Practice Areas:
Legal
Prerequisite:
A basic understanding of legal technology.
Level:
Intermediate
Production Date:
08/21/2018