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Law and AI is a blog devoted to studying the emerging legal and policy issues surrounding artificial intelligence and autonomous machines.


About the Authors

Matt Scherer is an attorney and legal scholar based in Portland, Oregon who writes and speaks on the intersection of law and artificial intelligence.  He is an associate with the international labor and employment law firm Littler Mendelson P.C., where he is a member of the Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Automation industry group as well as Littler’s Workplace Policy Institute. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and the author of several articles, including Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies, and Strategies.  He previously served for more than two years as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Pontiac, Michigan.  He also completed three judicial clerkships, covering both state and federal courts and courts at the trial court, intermediate appellate court, and supreme court levels. You can reach him at matt@lawandai.com.

Joseph Wilbert is both an attorney who focuses on technology, competition, and ethics, and an entrepreneur who is developing artificial intelligence applications. As lead counsel, he has won high-stakes business, intellectual property, and insurance litigation matters, and has advised clients on compliance and transactional issues. As an entrepreneur, Joseph is developing legal technology that uses machine learning and natural language processing to improve several aspects of litigation. He graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and served as a law clerk for a federal judge. He previously worked as an associate at Irell & Manella LLP.  You can reach him at joe@lawandai.com.