During Ms. Driscoll’s program, she will present an overview of AI technology and its actual and potential effects on the legal industry. In particular, she will address what the combined impact of COVID and Generative AI may have on the day-to-day practice of law, especially for junior associates, who are at risk of becoming a “lost generation” of lawyers. She will also discuss how law firms can embrace AI technology while ensuring that their integrity of operations and talented attorneys thrive.
Key topics to be discussed:
Types of AI technology
Which AI technology may have the biggest impact on the legal industry
How attorneys and AI can peacefully co-exist
Date / Time: September 14, 2023
Jennifer M. Driscoll | Robinson & Cole LLP
Jennifer Driscoll focuses her practice on investigations, litigation, arbitration, mergers, and counseling. Jen has extensive experience in the medical devices, pharmaceutical, electronic components, and automotive industries, with a particular knowledge of industries in Japan. She is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Group and the Data Privacy + Cybersecurity and AI Teams. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the U.S. and European Union.
An experienced commercial litigator, Jen defends corporations and individuals against alleged antitrust and anti-corruption claims, both civil and criminal. Her recent cases, which include cartel matters, safety audits and agency inquiries, reflect her skills with government investigations and compliance issues. Jen has represented clients in international cartel investigations and merger investigations. She has also counseled international clients about antitrust laws relating to mergers and acquisitions, represented both corporations and individuals in the Antitrust Division’s investigation of the auto parts industry, and defended clients in federal and multi-state investigations involving the False Claims Act and consumer product issues. Jen has been a member of panels discussing antitrust issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, cybersecurity, and data privacy to JETRO in New York and Tokyo, the Japan Fair Trade Commission, the Osaka Bar Association, and similar agencies and associations. Jen has also written articles and papers on these topics and been quoted by the Wall Street Journal and Shukan Asahi.
Among her recent matters, Jen represented a Japanese medical device manufacturer in a False Claims Act investigation and litigation by the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Attorneys’ Office, serving as lead attorney and engaging in all aspects of the investigation, including government meetings and proffers, witness interviews, document productions and compliance with data privacy regulations and GDPR. She achieved a settlement without any penalties imposed on the client. She represented the same company in federal court challenging an arbitral award by the International Chamber of Commerce.
Jen is active in the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law, where she serves as Vice Chair of the Section’s Corporate Counseling Committee and Vice Chair to the Section’s U.S. Comments and Policy Committee during the 2022-2023 Section year.
I. Types of AI technology | 3:00pm – 3:20pm
II. Which AI technology may have the biggest impact on the legal industry | 3:20pm – 3:40pm
III. How attorneys and AI can peacefully co-exist | 3:40pm – 4:00pm