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We’ve seen so many Am Law 200 firms launch AI practices over the last year that we’ve been unable to cover every single launch. In rounding up a string of such announcements earlier this year, my colleague Andrew Maloney found that firm leaders pointing to increased client interest, a surge of AI-related cases hitting courts, a dynamic environment and an overall push toward an “innovation economy” beyond these moves.