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Erin Fonté to Serve as Featured Speaker at ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas

September 14, 2018

Erin Fonté, leader of Dykema’s Financial Services Regulatory and Compliance group, as well as its FinTech, Payments and Digital Commerce group, and co-leader of the firm’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, will serve as a featured speaker at the 2018 American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section Annual Meeting, on Friday, September 14, 2018, at both the Austin Convention Center and the Fairmont Austin Hotel in Austin, Texas.

The CLE accredited program is entitled, “AI Basics: What Business Lawyers Need to Know” and is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in Park View A, on the 7th Floor of the Fairmont. The presentation will discuss how Artificial Intelligence (AI) is going mainstream and how it may impact the world of business lawyers. Fonté's portion of the presentation will focus on specific applications to business lawyers who focus on transactions.

The presentation is being presented by the ABA's Technology Committee and is co-sponsored by the Cyberspace Law, International Business Law, International Coordinating, Intellectual Property, Legal Analytics, Professional Responsibility, and Young Lawyer Committees.

Fonté's co-speakers are Lois Mermelstein (The Law Office of Lois D. Mermelstein, Austin, Texas), Ryan Preston (Perkins Coie, Dallas, Texas), and Jeff Ward (Director, Duke Center on Law & Technology; Associate Clinical Professor of Law, Duke School of Law, Durham, N.C.).

To learn more or to register for the event, click here.