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June 16, 2024
Learn About New Practical Guidance Content and Resources

Learn About New Practical Guidance Content and Resources

Review this exciting guide to some of the recent content additions to Practical Guidance, designed to help you find the tools and insights you need to work more efficiently and effectively. Practical Guidance customers, please follow this link . Not a Practical Guidance Subscriber? Sign up for a FREE seven day trial here to access the featured content in this guide. Highlights include: Extensive guidance on the...

June 13, 2024
10 Ways You Should Be Using Your Firm’s Knowledge Management Department

10 Ways You Should Be Using Your Firm’s Knowledge Management Department

By: Michael J. Lehet OGLETREE, DEAKINS, NASH, SMOAK & STEWART, P.C. THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES HOW LAW FIRM attorneys can get the most out of their knowledge management (KM) department, and it covers topics such as KM tools for attorneys, artificial intelligence (AI), and using KM to create client-facing solutions. KM is the process of leveraging innovation to identify, organize, and share information, typically within...

June 13, 2024
AI and Legal Ethics: What Lawyers Need to Know

AI and Legal Ethics: What Lawyers Need to Know

By: Hilary Gerzhoy , Julienne Pasichow and Grace Wynn HWG LLP THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES ETHICAL ISSUES LITIGATORS must be aware of when considering using generative artificial intelligence (AI) technology in their practice and covers topics such as the many ways litigators may use AI and the specific professional ethics rules that apply. AI represents an exciting opportunity for lawyers to streamline their practices...

June 13, 2024
Litigation Business Pitches: Five Tips

Litigation Business Pitches: Five Tips

By: Ronald J. Levine HERRICK , FEINSTEIN LLP THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES HOW TO MAKE pitches for new litigation business and covers topics such as preparing the presentation, effective communication techniques, and following up after the pitch. Too many litigators follow the same game plan when offered an opportunity to meet with a potential client to pitch for business. They will assemble a few available partners, and...

June 13, 2024
Business Development for Litigators

Business Development for Litigators

By: Ronald J. Levine HERRICK, FEINSTEIN LLP THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR LITIGATORS on developing new business and covers topics such as building your presence as a thought leader, marketing, and networking. Three of the most important words in a litigator's lexicon are book of business. Most lawyers are not exposed to those words until after they graduate from law school and start working in a law firm...

June 13, 2024
Lateral Moves for Attorneys: What  You Need to Know

Lateral Moves for Attorneys: What You Need to Know

By: Hilary Gerzhoy , Amy Richardson , HWG LLP, and Lauren Snyder SAS THIS ARTICLE PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR AN attorney relocating to another firm, and covers topics such as what to consider when considering a lateral move; how to navigate your ethical responsibilities; and practical tips for associates, counsel, and partners. The days of staying at the same firm for the duration of one’s career are mostly a thing...

June 13, 2024
Use of Generative AI in Civil Litigation:  A Judge's View

Use of Generative AI in Civil Litigation: A Judge's View

By: Ronald J. Hedges, Esq. (FORMER U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE (D.N.J.)), RONALD J. HEDGES LLC This article provides a judge’s insights into the use of generative artificial intelligence (GAI) in civil litigation and covers topics such as potential uses of GAI, ethical concerns, how specific rules apply to GAI, discovery issues, and key takeaways. Artificial Intelligence (AI) Overview AI is the term used to describe...

June 13, 2024
What Associates Need to Know About Changing Law Firms Checklist

What Associates Need to Know About Changing Law Firms Checklist

By: Hilary Gerzhoy , Amy Richardson , HWG LLP, and Lauren Snyder SAS This checklist provides guidance for associates considering relocating to another firm and covers topics such as how to evaluate a potential new law firm, questions to ask at your interview, ethical responsibilities, and practical tips. How to Evaluate a Potential New Law Firm If you are considering making a lateral move, you should consider the...

June 13, 2024
LexisNexis Rule of Law U.S. Voting Laws & Legislation Center Presented at Recent ABA Section Conference

LexisNexis Rule of Law U.S. Voting Laws & Legislation Center Presented at Recent ABA Section Conference

THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION SECTION'S Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. included a panel discussion on Election Protection. Lexis Practical Guidance Sr. Product Manager Randi-Lynn Smallheer represented LexisNexis and the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation during the discussion. The ABA asked smallheer to speak as a panelist on Election Protection, showcasing the LexisNexis® U.S. Voting Laws & Legislation...

May 19, 2024
Explore These Featured Additions to Practical Guidance

Explore These Featured Additions to Practical Guidance

Review this exciting guide to some of the recent content additions to Practical Guidance, designed to help you find the tools and insights you need to work more efficiently and effectively. Practical Guidance customers, please follow this link . Not a Practical Guidance Subscriber? Sign up for a FREE seven day trial here to access the featured content in this guide. Highlights include: Extensive guidance on the...

March 21, 2024
The New York LLC Transparency Act

The New York LLC Transparency Act

By: Jonathan B. Wilson , TAYLOR ENGLISH DUMA LLP AND FINCEN REPORT COMPANY This article discusses the New York LLC Transparency Act (New York Act), and provides guidance on which entities must file reports thereunder, the information to be included, which entities are exempt from filing reports, and when reporting companies must amend previously filed reports. This note contrasts the New York Act with the federal Corporate...

March 20, 2024
Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product in a GenAI World

Protecting Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product in a GenAI World

By: Christopher Campbell and Antonious Sadek , DLA PIPER This checklist provides guidance for protecting attorney-client privilege and work product in the environment of generative artificial intelligence (AI). The checklist specifically gives an overview of AI uses in the law today, offers a brief summary of the attorney-client privilege and the work-product doctrine protections, raises attorney-client privilege...

March 19, 2024
New Publications Added to Lexis+® and Lexis®

New Publications Added to Lexis+® and Lexis®

New secondary materials released between November 2023 through January 2024 are featured in this listing. Top Selections California Evidence Advocacy in the Age of Statutes (Lexis+ / Lexis) and in the LexisNexis Store This text helps attorneys and other legal professionals develop an advocacy style suited for the “Age of Statutes.” Every chapter cites the relevant Code section by number and uses...

March 19, 2024
“World We Want” Podcast Features Efforts to Leverage Technology for Advancing the Rule of Law

“World We Want” Podcast Features Efforts to Leverage Technology for Advancing the Rule of Law

LexisNexis Southeast Asia managing director Gaythri Raman discussed her unit’s initiatives leveraging AI-powered legal innovations to transform the legal business while supporting the advancement of the rule of law in a recent interview with Dr. Márcia Balisciano, Director of Corporate Responsibility at RELX Group, as part of the “World We Want” podcast series featured on the RELX Group SDG Resource...

March 19, 2024
Employee or Independent Contractor? The Department of Labor’s Final Rule

Employee or Independent Contractor? The Department of Labor’s Final Rule

By: Laurie E. Leader , EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, BENDER’S LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT BULLETIN The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published its Final Rule for determining employee or independent contractor status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). 1 The final rude, which went into effect on March 11, 2024, rescinds the independent contractor rule issued during the Trump Administration and replaces it with a standard...

March 19, 2024
Privacy Regulation in the United States

Privacy Regulation in the United States

By: Kirk Nahra , Arianna Evers , Ali Jessani , Genesis Ruano , and Samuel Kane , WILMERHALE This article is intended to give privacy officers and other privacy professionals an overview of how commercial privacy issues are regulated in the United States. While this article is not intended to be exhaustive in terms of all potentially applicable U.S. privacy laws, it should provide privacy professionals with a general...

March 19, 2024
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace Video

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the Workplace Video

By: Katherine Smith and Emily M. Lamm , GIBSON DUNN This video outlines key considerations regarding artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace. The video discusses how AI is being used across the employment lifecycle, legislative developments regarding AI in the workplace, and best practices to reduce the potential risks of using AI in the workplace. To advise developers and deployers of AI systems and tools...

March 19, 2024
How to Use AI to Manage the Attorney-Client Relationship

How to Use AI to Manage the Attorney-Client Relationship

By: Ronald J. Levine , HERRICK, FEINSTEIN LLP This article provides guidance for the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into law firm management and performance. With AI, clients will be able to monitor and evaluate their counsel’s activities in new and much more advanced ways. Accordingly, it will be even more important for the client’s expectations to be well-defined, and for attorneys to utilize...

December 08, 2023
Artificial Intelligence  Investment: Risks, Due Diligence, and Mitigation Strategies

Artificial Intelligence Investment: Risks, Due Diligence, and Mitigation Strategies

By: Shabbi S. Khan, Natasha Allen, David W. Kantaros, Chanley T. Howell, Graham P. MacEwan, and Avi B. Ginsberg, FOLEY & LARDNER LLP THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES KEY CONSIDERATIONS IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS (M&A) DUE DILIGENCE IN THE CONTEXT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI) TECHNOLOGIES. Given the increasing prevalence and application of AI technology in many industries, purchasers of and investors in businesses...

December 08, 2023
Patent Protection for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Patent Protection for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

By: Kirk A. Sigmon BANNER WITCOFF THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES PATENTING ARTIFICIAL (AI), MACHING LEARNING (ML), AND RELATED INVENTIONS. It provides a high-level overview of AI and ML, offers tips for drafting a patent application directed to inventions relating to AI and ML, and discusses trends and strategies for handling prosecution of such inventions. AI Basics As a preliminary matter, it is important to distinguish...

December 08, 2023
Generative AI in Discovery: GPT Prompt Preservation and Production Best Practices

Generative AI in Discovery: GPT Prompt Preservation and Production Best Practices

By: Rose J. Hunter Jones, Kassi R. Burns, and Meredith A. Perlman, KING & SPALDING THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES BEST PRACTICES AND STRATEGIC INSIGHTS LITIGATORS SHOULD CONSIDER IN A FEDERAL COURT LITIGATION when dealing with discovery produced by generative artificial intelligence (GAI) tools. Since the launch of OpenAI’S ChatGPT 3.5 in November 2022, discussions about the use of GAI tools like ChatGPT have dominated...

December 08, 2023
Market Intelligence: Real Estate Insights Revealed in the Practical Guidance Private Market Data Survey

Market Intelligence: Real Estate Insights Revealed in the Practical Guidance Private Market Data Survey

By: Practical Guidance Real Estate, Construction, and Finance Attorney Teams PRACTICAL GUIDANCE RECENTLY COMPLETED ITS ANNUAL PRIVATE MARKET DATA REAL ESTATE SURVEY. This survey, which ran from August 25 through September 30, 2023, asked nearly 80 real estate attorneys from across the country to identify trends in the real estate and construction markets based on their practice. Analysis of the survey results by the...

December 08, 2023
Generative Artificial Intelligence, Data Minimization, and Today’s Gold Rush

Generative Artificial Intelligence, Data Minimization, and Today’s Gold Rush

By: D. Reed Freeman Jr., ARENTFOX SCHIFF LLP THIS ARTICLE DISCUSSES THE PRINCIPLE OF DATA MINIMIZATION in the context of commercial applications of generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) technology and tools. In the United States, the principle of data minimization is embedded firmly within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, through FTC enforcement activities, and in the host of state-level privacy laws and...

December 08, 2023
Market Intelligence: Labor & Employment Insights Revealed in the Practical Guidance Private Market Data Survey

Market Intelligence: Labor & Employment Insights Revealed in the Practical Guidance Private Market Data Survey

By: Practical Guidance Labor & Employment Attorney Team PRACTICAL GUIDANCE RECENTLY COMPLETED THE ANNUAL PRIVATE MARKET DATA LABOR & EMPLOYMENT SURVEY, which ran from August 25 through September 30, 2023. This survey asked labor and employment attorneys from across the country to identify trends concerning settlements resolving employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims in 2022 and 2023. ...

December 08, 2023
Generative AI in Litigation: 5 Key Considerations Before Using Generative AI

Generative AI in Litigation: 5 Key Considerations Before Using Generative AI

This infographic checklist provides an overview of five key considerations attorneys should keep in mind before using generative artificial intelligence (AI) apps, like ChatGPT, in their next litigation and, more broadly, in their legal practice. To find this article in Practical Guidance, follow this research path: Civil Litigation > Trends > Insights > First Analysis Related Content For...