Expert systems turn legal expertise into digitized decision-making

ABA Journal By Lorelei Laird “You may think we’re here to talk about technology, but we’re really here to talk about money,” panelist Michael Mills declared at the beginning of “How to Hire a Robot—or Using Expert Systems in Today’s Law Firm.” Some visitors to the Thursday afternoon Techshow panel may also have expected to [...]

Expert Systems: Practical AI to Drive Efficiencies in the Law Firm

The ABA Tech Show 2016 panel explained how experts systems can be created and applied in the law firm. by:  Zach Warren, Legaltech News “You may think we’re here to talk about technology, but we’re actually here to talk about money,” Michael Mills told ABA Tech Show 2016 attendees. Given how artificial intelligence (AI) is [...]

UNDERSTANDING HOW AI CAN IMPROVE EFFICIENCIES AND MINIMIZE RISKS IN THE WORLD OF HR

by: Richard Seabrook, Managing Director Europe, Neota Logic As published in: HR Review The recent media interest about artificial intelligence (AI) has been inescapable. Contrary to popular belief, AI is not just about machine robotics and drones. Instead, it refers to the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require [...]

2015 FT Award Winner!

We are pleased to announce that at the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award Ceremony on December 7, 2015, the award for Innovation in the Business of Law: Compliance & Technology went to ComplianceHR, a joint venture between Neota Logic and Littler Mendelson. Congratulations to our hard working team!  

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN LAW – THE STATE OF PLAY IN 2015

By: Michael Mills, co-founder & chief strategy officer, Neota Logic via Legal Insider (aka The Orange Rag) The other day, a search for “artificial intelligence in law” produced 86,400 results from just the News section of Google’s vast index. From the Web as a whole, 32,800,000 results and from Videos – 261,000, beginning with Jude [...]

Legal technology: getting your measure

Effective deployment of new IT can boost law firm productivity – but measuring the potential gains is complex. A few months ago, the Financial Times reported that professional services were at the heart of the UK productivity problem. It quoted the Law Society’s head of City and international Stephen Denyer as blaming this partly on [...]

Working on Overtime: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Proposal to Revise the Overtime Exemption Regulations

By Tammy D. McCutchen[1] In March 2014, President Obama ordered the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) to revise the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA” or the “Act”) regulations governing when white collar employees can be classified as “exempt” from the FLSA minimum wage and overtime requirements. Declaring that “Americans have spent too long working more [...]

House Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Overtime Rule

The Department of Labor's controversial proposed changes to the "white collar" overtime exemption regulations came under fire during a House Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations hearing on October 8, 2015.  Among other changes, the proposal released on July 6 of this year sets the minimum salary required for overtime exemption at the 40th percentile [...]

ComplianceHR mentioned in The Fiscal Times for our Independent Contractor App

ComplianceHR and our own VP, Managing Director-Strategic Solutions, Tammy McCutchen were featured in The Fiscal Times article, "As Clinton Moves Further Left on Regulations, Jobs Go Away" by Diana Furchtgott-Roth. But wait ... there’s an app for that. The law firm Littler Mendelson, working with Neota Logic, a technology company, has developed the ComplianceHR Independent [...]

Clinton says she’d ‘crack down’ on independent contractor abuse. Obama already has.

ComplianceHR's VP, Managing Director-Strategic Solutions, Tammy McCutchen was recently featured in the Washington Post in an article by Lydia DePillis. "That says that DOL isn’t going to find many people who are independent contractors," says Tammy McCutchen, a former wage and hour division administrator herself, who now works as an employer-side attorney at Littler Mendelson. [...]

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