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Why Walmart’s Former Head of Discovery Left for an AI Startup

Why Walmart’s Former Head of Discovery Left for an AI Startup

Earlier this month, Aaron Crews departed as Walmart’s global head of e-discovery to join TextIQ — in his own words “a little AI startup” — where he is general counsel and vice president of strategy. To explain why he is leaving a company that reported $485.8 billion in revenue last year to join one that claims to have millions

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Microsoft’s Legal Department is Piloting AI Right Now

Article by Yin Wilczek, Bloomberg BNA; Video by RJ Jewell, Bloomberg BNA Microsoft Corp. is testing the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in contract management—a move that ultimately may cut down the work for its in-house attorneys. In a pilot slated to end in June, the Redmond, Wash.-based software provider is using AI to analyze

Investing in Tech Is Just One Piece of ‘Big Law’ Puzzle (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this post formerly chaired a major law firm. By J. Stephen Poor, Chair Emeritus, Seyfarth Shaw LLP It’s budget season in Big Law, and firms face the always challenging need to make long-term investments. One such investment — and a hot topic in Big Law these days — is the

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Time to Regulate AI in the Legal Profession? (Perspective)

Editor’s Note: The author of this post is a member of the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility. By Wendy Wen Yun Chang, Partner Hinshaw Culbertson Artificial intelligence (AI) has become an increasingly common word in our legal lexicon over the past year. While AI is not new, ROSS Intelligence’s announcement of its

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Artificial Intelligence: Marketing Buzzword, or Reality?

One of the first key takeaways from Vanderbilt Law School’s conference on Thursday about artificial intelligence is that the term doesn’t carry much value in the scientific community. “A.I. is whatever we can’t do this year,” David Lewis, a speaker who holds a PhD in computer science, said in between panel sessions. Lewis estimated we’re currently experiencing the

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