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The Artificial Intelligence Revolution and Its Impact on In-House Lawyers

Within the next few years, we will find ourselves on the cusp of a revolution in the practice of law led by the adoption of artificial intelligence — in particular, by in-house lawyers, according to a post at Above the Law.

“Much like email changed the way we do business every day, AI will become ubiquitous — an indispensable assistant to practically every lawyer,” writes Sterling Miller for Thomson Reuters. “Those who do not adopt and embrace the change will get left behind. Those who do will ultimately find themselves freed up to do the two things there always seems to be too little time for: thinking and advising.”

He predicts that, as CEOs and CFOs get familiar with AI, they will expect the general counsel and legal department to keep up. “In-house lawyers who embrace AI will become more valuable to the next generation of CEOs and CFOs,” Miller writes.

Read the Above the Law article.

 

 

 

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