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  • 2024 legal AI use survey
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    Lawyers see AI helping them with relatively simple tasks for now

    Most use of the technology is on the in-house side. Attorneys in law firms are more constrained, although they’re using it more, too, a survey shows.

    By June 11, 2024
  • In-house legal teams try to incorporate AI in legal tools
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    GenAI could transform legal operations, but may not lower costs, experts say

    Legal operations professionals are optimistic, but operational, billing and disclosure protocols have yet to be resolved.

    By Suman Bhattacharyya • May 31, 2024
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    Building success into your CLM adoption

    Contract lifecycle management software is only as good as its implemntation. That’s why legal leaders are making CLM an enterprise-wide initiative that all business functions can get behind. 

    By Legal Dive staff
  • Stanford HAI study on legal GenAI tool hallucinations of 17 percent
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    Legal GenAI tools mislead 17% of time: Stanford study

    Specialized legal applications are better than a general purpose tool like ChatGPT but whether they save time, given the oversight they need, is a question, an academic study says.

    By May 24, 2024
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    How GenAI will help GCs drive faster deal cycles

    In this and other ways, the technology is refashioning in-house legal leaders into strategic business enablers, consultants say.  

    By May 20, 2024
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    How legal teams are mastering AI

    By focusing first on automating high-volume tasks, attorneys and other legal staff become comfortable using the new tools from the ground up.

    By Pam Salling • May 15, 2024
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    3 practical business applications for AI in corporate legal

    Legal bill review, spend management and matter management are ways that in-house legal teams can use AI in their operations today. 

    By Jeffrey Solomon • May 7, 2024
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    AI in litigation: Questions to ask your outside counsel

    Outside counsel should be prepared to show metrics on how their use of AI tools improves accuracy and speed on the litigation matters they handle for their corporate clients. 

    By Pamela Salling • May 3, 2024
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    From hype to implementation: Tracking GenAI’s impact on the practice of law

    Legal departments are developing guidelines to ensure standards around safety, accountability, privacy, scientific practice and business are upheld as AI moves into the mainstream.

    By Katie DeBord • April 18, 2024
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    In-house teams lack technology and privacy expertise, GCs say

    A shortage of in-house personnel specializing in emerging issues such as AI may cause more legal departments to seek outside flexible talent, Axiom’s general counsel says.

    By Lyle Moran • April 10, 2024
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    Lawyers should disclose AI use: NY bar

    They’re also told to get familiar with AI. If it can help them work better, they should consider using it to ensure their work is as competent as possible.

    By April 8, 2024
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    Azure OpenAI Service has confidentiality loophole, Legaltech News reports

    A contract provision gives Microsoft the right to retain and have its employees review certain prompts, creating a problem for law firms and companies trying to protect sensitive information.

    By March 21, 2024
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    16 states have AI laws, most of them to curb profiling

    Half of all states have AI laws under consideration, with profiling the biggest concern, a compilation shows.

    By March 20, 2024
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    Opinion

    When you choose a language model, remember that size isn’t everything

    While expensive models have their merits, success with LLMs in the business environment hinges much more on matching a model's capabilities with the specific requirements of the task.

    By Dawid Robert Kotur and Nick Long • March 14, 2024
  • Legal Tracker
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    Legal teams can expect 15% ROI from e-billing tool

    The savings come from law firms having to meet billing guidelines to get their invoices through the automated system and better use of in-house staff time, Thomson Reuters reps say.

    By March 14, 2024
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    Alternative legal services provider Proxiio launches US operations

    The company headquartered in India specializes in managed review, litigation and investigation services, including e-discovery and compliance management.

    By Lyle Moran • March 13, 2024
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    Legal professionals desire more expertise about GenAI, survey finds

    A majority of surveyed in-house and law firm professionals also expressed interest in using generative AI to gain better insights from data, Consilio reported.

    By Lyle Moran • March 12, 2024
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    Wolters Kluwer releases AI-powered contract querying tool

    The company said its AI upgrades in Legisway will also integrate into the recently launched legal services portal.

    By Lyle Moran • March 11, 2024
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    Opinion

    Maintaining HIPAA compliance when using protected information in litigation

    A data governance and discovery plan can thread the needle between required legal discovery and HIPAA compliance. 

    By Shannon Smith • March 6, 2024
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    LegalOn Technologies releases contract editing tool featuring GPT

    The software will assist in-house legal professionals with quickly reviewing various types of contracts and will enable them to collaborate with colleagues, the company said.

    By Lyle Moran • March 1, 2024
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    ‘Maverick’ SaaS spending by workers can waste millions: Vertice

    A company with more than 2,000 employees wasted, on average, as much as $4.3 million on underutilized SaaS licenses in 2023.

    By Alexei Alexis • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Legal teams advised to deploy GenAI in ways that benefit the business

    Regulatory compliance and contracting are two areas where legal’s use of generative AI could improve collaboration with other functions, an EY legal tech leader said.

    By Lyle Moran • Feb. 21, 2024
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    How generative AI could alter the staffing mix in legal departments

    The emerging tech will result in more data-focused hires and lawyers becoming a minority on in-house legal teams, a KPMG global leader predicts.

    By Lyle Moran • Feb. 20, 2024
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    DOJ plans to up penalties for misconduct involving AI

    The agency has launched a six-month initiative to assess how the technology impacts its work, but in the meantime it’s treating it like a stepped-up threat. 

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    Leading general counsel team up to support generative AI adoption

    A collaboration spearheaded by Factor includes participation from executives at companies such as Microsoft, Intel, Adobe and Ford.

    By Lyle Moran • Feb. 16, 2024
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    The forward-thinking GC: Growing an in-house career with AI know-how

    If artificial intelligence can detect red flags for cancer on brain scans and manage air traffic, can it help in-house legal teams manage contract reviews and redact privileged information from a data set?

    Feb. 12, 2024