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Law firms have been hiring more and more non-lawyers to their C-suite, and experts tell Law360 the trend will continue, with new executive roles focusing on tech, talent and innovation.
LexisNexis Legal & Professional has announced that it is making its generative artificial intelligence legal research tool Lexis+ AI available to U.S. law school students.
Two legal technology platforms, Rocket Lawyer and Priori, separately announced this week the adoption of new products leveraging generative artificial intelligence, with both boasting of the efficiency brought by the burgeoning tech.
Over the past year, the legal industry had a front row seat to the emergence of generative artificial intelligence. From the Law360 archives, here’s a look at the ups and downs the technology brought to the legal sector.
Artificial intelligence chip and full stack developer EnCharge AI said Wednesday it has tapped a former legal leader for Qualcomm and other major tech companies to serve on its board of directors, shortly after the close of its latest funding round.
One concern law firms have about implementing generative artificial intelligence — systems that produce written and visual content — is the cost, but Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian LLP, which launched an internal chat app in August, has found some ways to save money on the technology.
Richard Susskind, author and information technology adviser to the lord chief justice of England and Wales, will step down from his technology adviser post after 25 years, the United Kingdom's Courts and Tribunals Judiciary has announced.
Pagefreezer, an archiving software company, announced Tuesday that it has acquired X1 Social Discovery, which allows users to search and collect digital evidence from websites and social media platforms.
A group of North Carolina residents have asked for certification in their proposed class action alleging the state's new digital court system has led to hundreds of wrongful arrests and detentions, with all facing common issues sufficient to satisfy class requirements.
Legal operating platform Litify LLC raised $19.8 million in December, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
As 2023 draws to a close, the legal industry has the opportunity to look back on a year with some exceptional highs and lows, including multiple law firm dissolutions, a number of lawyer layoffs and, more recently, the wide adoption of associate compensation increases. Here, Law360 takes a look at the year’s most consequential news events and what they mean for the industry.
State constitutions are often overlooked by lawyers, law schools and judges, according to Sixth Circuit Chief Judge Jeffrey Sutton, but their importance was brought to the fore when the U.S. Supreme Court recently ended the federal right to abortion.
International law firm CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP experienced a cyberattack on a small number of its storage servers in Spain, Law360 Pulse was told Tuesday.
The holiday season is stressful and overwhelming for many people, and with particular vulnerabilities in the legal industry around mental health, it's a time of year when law firms should take additional steps to ensure their people are healthy and happy, experts say.
Repario announced Tuesday it has added an e-discovery expert who specializes in building new services and cohesive teams as its executive vice president of strategic initiatives.
Harvey, a generative artificial intelligence chatbot for legal professionals, is now worth $715 million after securing an $80 million Series B investment on Tuesday.
While generative text tools dominated the headlines in 2023, the legal tech industry faced several other big issues this year, including cybersecurity, consolidation and talent demand.
The U.K.'s Anglia Ruskin University, a public university located in Cambridge, announced the appointment of two academics to its Centre for Access to Justice and Inclusion, or CAJI, including an expert with a particular focus on human rights and artificial intelligence.
Hogan Lovells said Monday it has launched a chatbot, Eltemate Craig, that its attorneys and its clients can use to draft and organize legal documents.
Federal prosecutors have requested that a former Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP visiting attorney spend eight months in prison after he copped to charges that he used his access to the firm's internal database to trade and profit from protected information.
Tax lawyers under increasing pressure to use artificial intelligence to save costs must contend with a host of ethical questions, including whether putting a client's tax information into a program violates confidentiality, attorneys told those attending an international tax conference in Washington, D.C.
The Rosen Law Firm scored the lead counsel role for a proposed class against e-discovery provider CS Disco Inc., claiming the company misled investors with overly optimistic financial statements while knowingly losing some of its biggest customers.
Two legal technology companies secured new rounds of funding this week.
This was another action-packed week for the legal industry as BigLaw firms expanded their practices, promoted attorneys and showered associates with bonuses. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse’s weekly quiz.
Document-management firm DeepJudge has hired a senior vice president of sales and product strategy with prior experience in leadership roles at artificial intelligence research tool Casetext and legal document analysis company Kira Systems.