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Can You Actually Make Quantitative Legal Predictions?

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 58 minutes
Recorded Date: February 01, 2012
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For the past several years the technologies we rely on to support the practice of law have had a dramatic impact on how we operate and serve our clients. For example, consider the impact Predictive Coding has had on the discovery process. This session will take a look at the next wave of information technologies and how they will impact the way we set case strategies, predict outcomes and serve our clients.

This program was presented as part of LegalTech New York 2012 on February 1st, 2012.

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Dr. Daniel Martin Katz

Vice President, Data Science and Innovation

Dr. Daniel M. Katz is VP, Data Science and Innovation, and manages Elevate’s data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) strategy. He assists in both internal and customer efforts to infuse data science and AI into existing work streams. This includes supporting not only the customer’s technical requirements but also the associated education and change management.

Prior to joining Elevate, Daniel was the Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at LexPredict – a legal technology and analytics company which was acquired by Elevate in November 2018. In addition to his work at Elevate, Dr. Katz is also a Professor of Law at Illinois Tech–Chicago Kent College of Law where his academic work focuses on the scientific study of legal complexity as well as the application of artificial intelligence and analytics in law.

Dr. Katz’s academic work has been published in leading academic journals including Science, Plos One, Journal of Statistical Physics, Artificial Intelligence & Law and Physica A; legal journals including Cornell Journal of Law & Public Policy, Emory Law Journal, Virginia Tax Review, Iowa Law Review, Illinois Law Review, Ohio State Law Journal, Journal of Law & Politics, and Journal of Legal Education; and has been featured in publications including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Wired Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week,, National Public Radio, BBC Radio, The American Lawyer, ABA Journal, Legal Futures (UK), Law Society Gazette (UK) and The Globe and Mail (Canada).

Daniel earned both his Ph.D. and J.D. at the University of Michigan.

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