• Wow. This tool sounds like a serious way for in-house counsel to leverage AI to better choose outside counsel. There’s No Such Thing As A Competitive Legal Market — But There Are Ways To Make It Better. “Bodhala’s legal analytics offer in-house counsel a wealth of information about the entire Am Law 200, high-quality boutiques,

  • I like the infographic AI Knowledge Map above. Here’s an explanation of the elements.
  • “The sixth annual Clio Cloud Conference held a talk with lawyers about how artificial intelligence and blockchain-based technologies can be used by firms of various sizes to become more cost and time efficient.” Summary by Victoria Hudgins here.

 

  • Here’s an interesting thought piece by Bruce Hambrett (Australian Chair of Baker McKenzie) and Professor Nick James (Executive Dean of Bond University’s Faculty of Law) from Australia’s Lawyers Weekly about the future of law, including law schools, law firms, and corporate legal departments. Reimagining the delivery of legal services in Australia — ‘The New Lawyers’.

  • Freshfields has focused on tech deals lately, many of which have included AI components. This includes their latest, advising Cinven on the £475m sale of Northgate Public Services Limited to NEC. (“…(C)apitalising on NEC’s biometric and artificial intelligence technology….”)
  • Press release from Nixon Peabody: “The StartOut Growth Lab, a groundbreaking startup accelerator to