Gail Gottehrer’s practice focuses on emerging technologies and innovation, and the related legal and regulatory issues. She is a frequent speaker, and recognized thought leader, on the effect of technology on the law, business operations, and the digital workplace, including autonomous vehicles, biometrics, drones, robots, artificial intelligence, GDPR, privacy, cybersecurity, wearables, the Internet of Things, and electronic evidence. Gail serves as co-chair of Akerman’s Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Emerging Technologies Practice.
With extensive experience navigating the legal and regulatory challenges that arise from technology, Gail designs social media policies, BYOD policies, and records retention policies, as well as providing training for managers and employees on cybersecurity practices. She also counsels clients on eDiscovery practices, defensible disposition of electronically stored information, and information governance. She teaches an eDiscovery and technology course (Law for Knowledge Innovation and Practices) at Columbia University and is a Fellow at the Center for Legal Innovation at Vermont Law School.