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Friday, March 18 • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Data is the New Oil – Lessons from Standard Oil, Smart Diapers, and Uber for Law Firms

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The entire world is changing, as industries as diverse as advertising, stock trading, medicine, and sports are using analytics to achieve maximum results, often in unexpected ways. Law is no different. In this session, we will explore the frontiers of these tools in practice, from contract drafting to forum shopping, and from case valuation to legal research. The session will discuss how analytics (and law firm data that is often discarded) can replace hunches and anecdata with metrics and measurement for strategic advantage.

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Adam Nguyen

Co-founder, eBrevia
As a co-founder and COO/CFO of eBrevia, Adam Nguyen is responsible for the company’s strategy, product development, and finance, as well as its daily operation. Adam’s experience extends to founding Ivy Link, an education advisory firm with clients in the US, Europe, and Middle East, and serving as the Chief-of-Staff and Legal Officer of Vantage Properties, a 350-person real estate investment and management firm. In addition to operational... Read More →
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Ed Walters

CEO, Fastcase
Ed Walters is the CEO of Fastcase, a legal publishing company based in Washington, D.C. Fastcase is one of the world’s largest legal publishers, serving more than 800,000 subscribers from around the world. He is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches The Law of Robots, a class about the frontiers of law and technology. / / Before founding Fastcase, Ed worked at Covington & Burling, in Washington D.C... Read More →

Friday March 18, 2016 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Salon A-2 Lower Level