What Lawyers Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence


CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) already assists in carrying out many legal tasks, and its use is increasing exponentially. Corporations, regulators and enforcers are increasingly leveraging AI solutions in many ways and law firms are under increasing pressure to do the same. So what do lawyers really need to know about AI?

This course is co-sponsored by the Federal Bar Association.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   What is AI and why is important for lawyers to understand it
•   How AI is being used most effectively in the legal industry today
•   Future uses of AI
•   How AI is creating new legal issues – and thus new opportunities – for lawyers

Date / Time: February 12, 2019

•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: February 12, 2019

Emily Fedeles, Esq. is an associate in the New York office of BakerHostetler, where she maintains a general litigation practice and serves as part of both the E-Discovery Advocacy and Management and the Privacy and Data Protection groups. Emily regularly works with clients across multiple industry sectors on a wide range of matters, including assisting with the oversight of discovery and Electronically Stored Information issues as well as developing litigation and regulatory responses to data breaches. She also advises on cross-border transfer mechanisms and the GDPR and on the creation, development, and implementation of global privacy and security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines, as well as employee privacy training programs.

Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Emily practiced litigation in the Geneva, Switzerland office of a U.S. firm, where she developed a wealth of experience relating to cross-border litigation and discovery issues and data privacy and security considerations. She began her legal career as an associate in Florida, where she was a member of four trial teams for multi-million dollar cases in both state and federal court.

Emily attended Emory University for both undergrad and law school, where she held an internship with The Atlanta Spirit and served as a juvenile public defender under the Third Year Practice Act. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/E) and The Sedona Conference® Working Groups One, Six, and Eleven. Emily has written and spoken on e-discovery and privacy issues with a particular focus on the impacts of emerging technologies such as corporate “Bring Your Own Device” programs.

Gina Anders, Esq. is an Associate Director in the Forensic & Integrity Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP’s Washington, DC office. Drawing on over 15 years of experience in litigation, compliance, and eDiscovery, Gina works with regional leaders at EY to provide strategic and cost-effective eDiscovery, information governance, advanced data analytics, cybersecurity, and fraud investigation solutions.

Gina has assisted clients in navigating the complexities of large-scale data collection, analysis and review projects for clients in investigations, litigation and regulatory matters that span a wide variety of practice areas, including Insurance, Securities, Employment, Environmental, Product Liability, Class Action, Fraud and Anti-Corruption, and Antitrust and HSR Second Requests.

Her experience spans many industries as well, including Life Sciences, Energy, Banking & Financial, Healthcare, Technology, Manufacturing, and Food & Beverage.

As the Southeast Regional Director for Women in eDiscovery (WiE), Gina is committed to providing education and thought leadership in the industry and has developed deep relationships with the DC Bar and most notable law firms and Fortune 1000 companies in the mid-Atlantic region. Over the years she has written and spoken on a variety of ESI-related topics, including early case assessment, the application of rule changes to the eDiscovery process, and the use of technology-assisted review (TAR).

Gina’s professional experience includes 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney in complex litigation and alternative dispute resolution, most recently with the DC office of Crowell & Moring, LLP, as well as leadership and business development positions at Kroll Ontrack and FTI Consulting.

Madina Shagimuratova is a Manager in EY’s Forensics practice in Washington, DC. Madina is a technology enthusiast and specializes in data analytics, helping clients navigate the intersection of financial and non-financial data using technology and data visualization.

Madina’s industry experience includes a diverse portfolio of clients in the energy, life sciences, and financial industries. Madina regularly manages engagements focused on FCPA investigations, corporate compliance, and financial restatements, often working alongside counsel in response to US Government inquiries. In each of these engagements, she utilizes her technical background to design complex and custom-tailored sets of analytics across a range of technologies to identify high-risk areas and drive decision-making.

A Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner, Madina has worked alongside global teams in Russia, China, India, Brazil, and South Africa. Madina is fluent in English and Russian.

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Section I. Introduction to AI and how it works

Section II. Current Uses in the Legal Industry
a) eDiscovery
b) Legal Research
c) Contract Analysis & Lifecycle Support
d) Forecasting Outcomes
e) Fraud detection/prevention 3:00 – 3:15 pm – Break

Section III. Future use cases for AI in the legal profession

Section IV. How is AI creating new legal issues — and thus new opportunities — for lawyers and other legal professionals throughout the legal ecosystem

Section V. What impact might AI have on the business model for the legal ecosystem, including law firms corporate legal departments, and vendors?