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Noetica AI, a corporate deals software startup co-founded by a former BigLaw associate, announced Tuesday that it has closed a $6 million seed funding round led by venture capital firm Lightspeed Venture Partners.
For the past 35 years, Marla Crawford has been a pioneer on complex e-discovery cases as well a champion for women in the law.
As new and emerging legal concerns plagued clients, large law firms sprang into action in 2023, launching new practice groups to accommodate the increased need.
A New York federal judge on Tuesday ordered one of Michael Cohen's attorneys to provide copies of three apparently fictional cases cited in a recent motion, in an incident appearing to echo other instances in which attorneys have been tripped up by the tendency of artificial intelligence to "hallucinate" legal citations.
The majority of legal operations professionals believe that generative artificial intelligence — systems that produce written and visual content — will lead to cost savings, according to a report released Tuesday by law department consultancy Blickstein Group in collaboration with consulting giant Deloitte.
Elite Technology, which provides financial and practice management solutions to law firms, bolstered its leadership ranks Tuesday, announcing the appointment of a chief customer officer, a chief human resources officer and a head of information security.
While a sizable portion of attorneys say their firms offer compensation to associates for bringing in new business, relatively few associates actually reap such rewards, according to a new survey.
Law firms that try to keep their pay structure secret might only be fostering discontent among their associates, according to mounting evidence, including a new survey.
Compensation at law firms across the U.S. can vary widely even with a competitive market for talent, with firm size, partnership status and gender all contributing to differences in pay, according to a new report out Tuesday.
The judiciary urged judges to watch out for signs that artificial intelligence had been used to draft legal arguments — especially from litigants in person who might not realize popular chatbots can hallucinate case law, in its first guidance on using the technology in the courtroom.
A Georgia radio host who alleges that OpenAI defamed him by producing fake legal information about him asked the Eleventh Circuit on Friday to overturn a federal judge's decision not to dock the artificial intelligence company attorney fees for attempting to remove a suit to federal court when it knew it did not want to disclose information that would have established jurisdiction.
Dubai-based legal technology startup Clara said Monday that it acquired BOTH Corporate Services Ltd., a regulatory and compliance services provider in Abu Dhabi, marking the company's first acquisition.
Terms related to artificial intelligence — such as "AI bias," "generative AI" and "hallucination" — are some of the top legal words and phrases that emerged in 2023, according to Burton's Legal Thesaurus, which on Monday released a list of new expressions it will add to its lexicon of law.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP announced Monday that London- and Paris-based partner Robert Spano was named co-chair of the firm's artificial intelligence group, working alongside the three California attorneys already serving in the role.
Kansas-based data and professional services company UnitedLex announced Thursday that a former senior vice president at outsourcing and staffing provider Forrest Solutions would manage the eastern region of its litigation and investigations division.
The legal industry saw another busy week as firms merged and BigLaw continued to lavish associates with raises and bonuses before the end of the year. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse’s weekly quiz.
The use of artificial intelligence in the law is here to stay, so the most important thing in-house lawyers can do is learn how to use it responsibly and keep up to date with the changing technology and the "onslaught" of new laws and court cases, according to a panel of experts.
Another artificial intelligence-based platform for legal professionals received funding this week.
Texas-based litigation support firm Array has acquired Denver-based litigation solutions company LSi, its third acquisition in the past six months.
Law professors and practicing attorneys speaking at the Berkeley-Stanford Advanced Patent Law Institute on Thursday agreed artificial intelligence is becoming an increasingly important tool in the industry and quickly replacing work typically done by early-career attorneys, while cautioning that law firms must disclose their use of the technology to clients and courts.
National firm Polsinelli PC has promoted its director of information technology infrastructure and transformation to be its new chief information officer, replacing an administrator who left earlier this year to become chief technology officer at K&L Gates LLP.
Paris-based contract management startup Leeway has announced on Thursday a rebrand to Tomorro, as well as the raising of €11 million (around $11.9 million) in a Series A funding round.
Despite some gaffes from lawyers in the past year and challenges ahead, a group of experts talked Thursday about the potential positive uses of generative artificial intelligence in litigation.
Washington, D.C.-based e-discovery service HaystackID has announced the addition of a former deputy chief information security officer at the White House under former President Donald Trump.
In-house legal departments can reduce how much they spend on outside legal work by having smaller BigLaw firms or regional and boutique firms do their low-risk, run-of-the-mill work, according to a report released Thursday by e-billing and matter management software provider Brightflag.