High Performance Counsel and ACEDs Unveil 2018 Predictions for the Legal Industry

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Jan 5, 2018 10:38:36 AM


Leading legal industry publication, High Performance Counsel and legal education provider, ACEDs asked 18 of the best minds and thought-leaders in our industry to share their predictions for modern law in 2018 for the #Bakers18 list.

Says David Kinnear, Founder & CEO of High Performance Counsel, “For an industry in the throes of change, no single individual has all the answers – so that’s the beauty in bringing together a collective of many of the sharpest minds in the industry. The #Bakers18 collective reflects participants across a diverse, extensive cross-section of the modern legal industry and it is genuinely exciting and inspiring to hear what each has to say on the future of law. We hope you enjoy it.”

Among the participants were Jennifer Johnson, Vice President at Commonwealth Legal, a Division of Ricoh Canada and David Greetham, Vice President of eDiscovery Sales and Operations at Ricoh USA.


Jennifer Johnson, Vice President, Commonwealth Legal, a Division of Ricoh Canada

“eDiscovery begins to emerge as a fully integrated business process driven by technology that delivers unprecedented efficiency and access to data at the source. Artificial Intelligence infiltrates Legal Operations and, in particular, Document Review, putting traditional linear review on the “endangered species list”. Ironically, people become more critical to the legal process than ever by providing meaningful interpretation of information, driving quality and integrity in processes and monitoring ethical standards.”


David A. Greetham, Vice President of eDiscovery Sales and Operations, Ricoh USA

“I predict that Crypto currency will have a breakthrough year – It will likely cause challenges in litigation, particularly in the area of valuation of damages. This will be due to consistently changing currencies and “exchange rates” – I also predict that corporate clients will demand stronger and proven cybersecurity policies/certifications from law firms, and this will finally become an absolute entry level pre-requisite to conducting business with corporations.”

Read the full list of predictions on highperformancecounsel.com.

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