Over the past few months, I’ve had the privilege to talk about artificial intelligence at events with Microsoft, Thomson Reuters, the Ohio State Bar Association, the Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago and the Association of Corporate Counsel-Chicago.

Here’s 5 AI takeaways that I have landed with audiences at these events:

☑️ Be AI Ready:

I’ve attended some legal industry conferences and events this month where in-house counsel have asked me questions about internal company policies regarding AI.

Some of these questions have ranged from should my organization have an AI policy to what should such a AI policy say to can you please provide me with a sample AI

One of my favorite songs is a classic rock song by a band called The Who entitled “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”

The song was written by Pete Townshend of The Who and it has a highly recognizable keyboard/organ rhythm and sound to it.

The song ends with these iconic lyrics: “Meet the New Boss, Same

I’m a very long suffering New York Knicks basketball fan. Even though the Knicks have not won a National Basketball Association (NBA) championship in over 50 years, I still bought a “vintage” Knicks jersey of my man #33 Patrick Ewing, who is one of my favorite former Knicks players, last month (and I still need

I love this article in last week’s The New York Times about the growing use of AI tools across the construction industry 🚧.

Interestingly, AI and the construction industry share lots of similarities to AI and the legal industry ⚖️.

Of course, AI can’t physically assembly a new building – just like AI can’t represent

While the new “Barbie” movie has become a box office phenomenon, I’m incredibly impressed with the longevity and ever-growing popularity of the world’s most famous doll.

Of course, Barbie is a fashion doll manufactured by the toy company Mattel, Barbie was launched in 1959 and it was created by American businesswoman Ruth Handler.


Sharing this interesting article from this week’s The Economist about the power of being concise and redundant in our communications which I believe is instructive for in-house counsel.

Here’s my favorite quote from the article which is a great best practice for in-house lawyers when they communicate with clients: “The advice to keep it trim

One of my favorite things to do in my spare time is to read books about athletes as they provide great lessons for our personal and professional lives.

I recently finished the book entitled “The Last Folk Hero: The Life and Myth of Bo Jackson” by Jeff Pearlman.

It’s an excellent book as it takes

As many legal organizations are increasingly focused on appropriate resource allocation and relentless prioritization of work, it’s important for senior leaders in legal departments to thoughtfully delegate work.

Presidents Day was earlier this week and I think we would all agree that being a President of the United States is a highly challenging job!