July 26, 2023 3:52 pm Published by

Two Streams, one Legal Tech Dream, that’s FLW – The New York Summit! This year, we have a fresh take on our iconic event series; and it’s just around the corner! 

Whether you’ve already secured your ticket or are unsure of which stream to choose, keep reading to learn what to expect at The New York Summit! 

Taking place on September 14th, this is an unmissable chance to get ahead in legal tech with an action-packed agenda designed to drive and spark innovation for every attendee. From AI to leveraging e-discovery to outsourcing your legal tech solutions, we’ve covered every inch of the hottest topics facing legal professionals. Our panels host industry experts that have experience and insight to give – so you can learn from the pros themselves, on the topics you need to evolve with this future-leading industry.

The event is divided into two streams to ensure each and every corner of the latest developments and advancements – and to make it easy for you to get right to the content that matters.

Stream 1 – Private Practices

Dedicated entirely to law firms, this stream takes on litigation innovation and legal ops relating to private practice firms. Those invited to participate in this stream include e-discovery attorneys, litigation partners, dispute resolution partners, Heads of Innovation, Heads of Dispute Resolution, and Knowledge Management Directors, among others. 

We’ve designed four key panels to cover the hot topics facing law firms in legal tech – from optimizing ROI to cybersecurity in e-discovery, these panels aren’t ones to miss. Take a look!

  • Optimizing ROI Through Effective Utilization of Litigation Technology in Law Firms by Choosing the Right Solutions

The first panel takes on capitalizing on the implementation of litigation technology. Not only can legal tech optimize ROI, it increases team efficiency. Hear from Joseph A. Tate, Jr., Member and Managing Director, CODISCOVR, Cozen O’Connor, and Stephanie Bennecchi, Senior Counsel, Berger Montague to see what specifically works for them and gain an understanding of the future of legal technology implementation, both in litigation and dispute resolution and how you can incorporate litigation technology into your everyday practice

  • Cybersecurity and Privacy Considerations in E-Discovery

Alongside industry leading presentations, intimate Fireside Chats, and dedicated networking (and coffee) breaks, ‘Cybersecurity and Privacy Considerations in E-Discovery’ takes the stage with tips and best practices for law firms when leveraging e-discovery. Industry legends Javier Fernández-Samaniego, Managing Director, Samaniego Law; Joe Davis, Manager of Knowledge Management Solutions, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP; and Denise E. Backhouse, Shareholder and eDiscovery Counsel, Littler, will analyze the data risks and methods to alleviate risks when using data forensics. This will provide an ideal outline for you on the best practices when handling large volumes of confidential information – directly from your peers who are already utilizing e-discovery to minimize risks. Stay a tech-step ahead, and maintain value for your clients!

  • Impact of Litigation Technology and E-Discovery on Case Settlement Strategies and Negotiations

FLW – The New York Summit’s next panel is a special one! ‘Impact of Litigation Technology and E-Discovery on Case Settlement Strategies and Negotiations’ dives into the realm of digital asset management, data analytics, and AI-driven tools in an engaging analysis on the impact of litigation technology. Jennifer Altman, Partner at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, takes the stage among other leading experts. Whether you’re looking to dip your toe into AI or grasp a better understanding of the impact litigation tech can have for your business, this is the session for you.

  • Bot-Therapy: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Efficiency

The final panel, ‘Bot-Therapy: Navigating Challenges and Embracing Efficiency’, delves into the challenges and opportunities presented by AI technologies. Focused on the advancements of generative AI and LLMs, this discussion will explore how AI can streamline efficiency. If implemented correctly, AI and LLMs can work miracles and boost data-driven case management, create more-efficient ad-targeted legal research, and e-discovery. Hear from Jason Lichter, Principal, Troutman Pepper eMerge; Evan J. Shenkman, Chief Knowledge & Innovation Officer, Fisher Phillips; and Mark Doble, CEO of Alexi, among others in this relevant and captivating session, which will grant you exclusive insight into how these industry leaders are looking at AI implementation – and what tech they’re already leveraging. 

Stream 2 – In-House Teams

The second stream aims to discover themes relevant specifically to corporate counsel teams – connect directly with your peers, including Dispute Resolutions Counsels, general counsels, Heads of Legal Operations, arbitrators, and claims managers, among other important roles within in-house teams.

If you’re looking to stay a step ahead in legal technology, get to know expert general counsel’s experiences and insight with the evolving landscape, and take advantage of the best solutions available to in-house teams, our panel sessions are the place to be.

Here’s a breakdown of what’s on:

  • The Legal Ops Debate – Cost Centre or Cost-Savings Centre

This panel takes a look at the rising pressure legal operations are facing to demonstrate their value and justify costs. The challenge lies in proving long-term benefits – this session will allow our experts to dive into the successes and challenges faced on the ground level, as well as explore the future of legal operations in this ever-evolving landscape. You’ll be able to learn directly from them, and gain an understanding of how to navigate the future of legal technology – and how to financially justify the long-term benefits of these futuristic solutions.

  • ‘One Ring to Rule Them All’ – E-Discovery for In-House Teams

Are there additional benefits and applications of e-discovery and data forensics for in-house legal teams and does it have a financial impact? ‘One Ring to Rule Them All’ takes on this question, looking at e-discovery applications, data breach responses, claims management, and other compliance issues. Hear from Sara E. Farber, Sr. Litigation Counsel and Director of Privacy, CIPP/E, Standard Industries, and Emery A. Popoloski, Associate Director, Legal Operations And Contract Management, Ipsen. This session will allow you to gain an understanding of how your peers and these industry leaders are taking advantage of specific applications of e-discovery and data forensics for in-house legal teams. 

  • ‘Bringing it Home’ – To Outsource, Or to Buy, That is the Question

This is a discussion about outsourcing or buying legal tech solutions. Hear the pros and cons of implementing tech internally and outsourcing to ALSPs directly from the experts: Alisa Shekhtman, Litigation Counsel, SunPower; Beatriz Escudero, Associate General Counsel, Capgemini; and Jeffrey Shapiro, Director | Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP. These experienced professionals will shed light on how you can utilize the best strategies for effective e-discovery management – and, of course, cost control.

  • ‘Climb Every Mountain’: Cross-Border e-Discovery

Our final panel of stream 2 isn’t one to miss! ‘Climb Every Mountain’ takes a deep dive into cross-border e-discovery, a complex option laden with regulatory and compliance intricacies. Join this session to get exclusive input from industry experts as they unravel the challenges and concerns that await – including strategies and best practices in navigating these challenges.

Join Us

We’ve designed this event to take on the latest in legal technology and allow for meaningful connections to be made alongside innovation. Each stream is complemented with networking breaks, an open exhibiting area featuring legal tech specialists and products, and exciting looks into the world of legal technology. Whether you’re looking to test out AI or simply improve efficiency, FLW – The New York Summit hosts numerous opportunities for you to learn from the best and take on new opportunities with expert advice. 

Don’t miss out on your chance to get ahead in legal tech; secure your spot at FLW – The New York Summit today!

Looking to get in on the magic? We have several exciting sponsorship opportunities available that will connect your business directly to the right audience. Take advantage of this event and get in touch with the team.

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