Recently, at the annual meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute on April 20 in Washington, D.C., I moderated a plenary panel, “Artificial Intelligence: Why It Matters To Your Future Bankruptcy Practice.” The principal organizer of that conference was Karim Guirguis, chief strategy and innovation officer at ABI. All of us on the panel were impressed with Karim’s production and […]

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[Editor’s note: We might just have to designate e-discovery consultant Brett Burney as our official roving correspondent. After posting his coverage yesterday of the Summit on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School, today we have his report from the Annual Corporate Legal Operations Institute.] If you haven’t heard, allow me to introduce you to the emerging […]

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A first-of-its kind study of legaltech companies and their founders finds that women and people of color are significantly underrepresented among legaltech founders, accounting for just 13.6 percent and 26.5 percent respectively. Black and Latinx founders account for a staggeringly low proportion of legaltech entrepreneurs, at just 2.3 percent and 3.1 percent respectively, the study […]

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[Editor’s note: I was not able to attend the April 30 Summit on Law and Innovation at Vanderbilt Law School, but e-discovery consultant Brett Burney was there and files this report.] Can non-lawyers bring more benefit to the legal profession than lawyers? The organizers of the Summit on Law and Innovation (SoLI) would answer “Yes!” […]

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Casetext today is rolling out three major updates to its legal research platform. One is an updated design and architecture to make the site faster, cleaner and easier to use. But it is the other two updates that I want to focus on, because, in combination, they dramatically enhance the results you receive when performing […]

Leave it to me to cover something on the afternoon of the last day of early-bird registration. So register fast if you’re interested. This summer, July 18-20, in the bucolic Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, the practice management company Rocket Matter is hosting its first Legal Wellness Retreat, which they are describing as “two full beautiful […]

At the annual meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute on April 20, I moderated a plenary panel, “Artificial Intelligence: Why It Matters To Your Future Bankruptcy Practice.” In advance of the panel, the ABI recorded a series of video interviews I conducted with some of the panelists. Here is my interview with Thomas Hamilton, vice […]

At the annual meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute on April 20, I moderated a plenary panel, “Artificial Intelligence: Why It Matters To Your Future Bankruptcy Practice.” In advance of the panel, the ABI recorded a series of video interviews I conducted with some of the panelists. Here is my interview with Darby Green, commercial […]

At the annual meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute on April 20, I moderated a plenary panel, “Artificial Intelligence: Why It Matters To Your Future Bankruptcy Practice.” In advance of the panel, the ABI recorded a series of video interviews I conducted with some of the panelists. Here is my interview with Owen Byrd, chief […]

At the annual meeting of the American Bankruptcy Institute on April 20, I moderated a plenary panel, “Artificial Intelligence: Why It Matters To Your Future Bankruptcy Practice.” In advance of the panel, the ABI recorded a series of video interviews I conducted with some of the panelists. Here is my interview with Ed Walters, CEO […]

As I reported earlier this week, The American Lawyer is out with the Am Law 100, its 31st annual ranking of the 100 highest-grossing U.S. law firms. On the latest episode of our legal-affairs podcast Lawyer 2 Lawyer, we are joined by Gina Passarella, the magazine’s editor-in-chief, and Nicholas Bruch, senior analyst at ALM Intelligence, […]