ACC Holds Global Mid-Year Meeting in Denver

National experts present on topics from artificial intelligence to ethics

The Association of Corporate Counsel brought its global mid-year meeting to Denver for the first time April 22, when it kicked off a three-day conference at the Grand Hyatt focused on subjects affecting the in-house counsel world.

The CLE topics ranged from work-life balance to conflicts between legal and business considerations in contract formation.

AI IN LEGAL DEPARTMENTS
One session in particular reached into issues that for many are still on the horizon and unpacked the esoteric realm of artificial intelligence and its uses for legal departments. The session, presented by Tranlin’s Liz Goldstein, LawGeex’ Shmuli Goldberg and Microsoft’s Dennis Garcia, outlined the nuances of AI’s ability to lighten legal teams’ workloads and allow them to focus on more human work, such as building relationships with business clients.

Goldstein gave insight on the use of AI systems in legal research and predictive analytics that also seemed to summarize AI’s purpose of helping legal departments work smarter rather than harder.

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