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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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February 15, 2024 | The Recorder

When Seeking a Settlement Administrator, Price Is Only Part of the Equation

"The inquiry about the lowest bid often echoes loudly, yet this should not overshadow the multitude of other pivotal factors that govern the effectiveness and integrity of the settlement administration process," according to CPT Group's Dominique Fite and Ryan Schley.

By Dominique Fite and Ryan Schley

10 minute read

February 13, 2024 | The Recorder

Complying With Ethical Rules as a Law Firm Associate

Associates owe professional duties to their clients that are independent of their believed lack of seniority, according to Dentons' Shari Klevens and Alanna Clair.

By Shari L. Klevens and Alanna Clair

6 minute read

February 13, 2024 | The Recorder

What France and the US Could Learn From Each Other About Divorce

"After talking with other divorce lawyers on a recent trip to France, I came away with a few ideas for how the U.S. could improve its approach, while my French counterparts learned a few things about the American system," says Alphonse Provinziano of Provinziano & Associates.

By Alphonse Provinziano

5 minute read

February 09, 2024 | Law.com

Legal Speak at Legalweek 2024: Priori CEO and Co-Founder Basha Rubin; Shook, Hardy & Bacon Partner Patrick Oot

Last week, Legal Speak was live on location at Legalweek 2024 in New York City, where we interviewed professionals from across the legal industry about everything from the practical applications of generative AI to the benefits of sharing ideas and advice with both colleagues and competitors.

By Zack Needles | Alaina Lancaster

1 minute read

February 08, 2024 | Law.com

Legal Speak at Legalweek 2024: Relativity's Director of AI Transformation and Law Firm Strategy Cristin Traylor; Zeem Solutions GC and Chief Privacy Officer John Meyer

Last week, Legal Speak was live on location at Legalweek 2024 in New York City, where we interviewed professionals from across the legal industry about everything from the practical applications of generative AI to the benefits of sharing ideas and advice with both colleagues and competitors.

By Alaina Lancaster | Zack Needles

1 minute read

February 07, 2024 | Pro Mid Market

Mid-Market Roundup: Women Lead in Connecticut Legal Scene, Defense Firm Sees High Verdicts as Opportunity

From women leaders claiming dominant roles in Northeast law firms, to one insurance defense firm's business strategy centered around nuclear verdicts and an Am Law Second Hundred firm exceeding top-market bonus pay, midsized firms are making news.

By ALM Regional Managing Editors

5 minute read

February 07, 2024 | Law.com

Legal Speak at Legalweek 2024: Cimplifi GC Marla Crawford and Everlaw VP of Marketing Joshua Schnoll

Last week, Legal Speak was live on location at Legalweek 2024 in New York City, where we interviewed professionals from across the legal industry about everything from the practical applications of generative AI to the benefits of sharing ideas and advice with both colleagues and competitors.

By Zack Needles | Alaina Lancaster

1 minute read

February 06, 2024 | Law.com

Legal Speak at Legalweek 2024: American Arbitration Association President and CEO Bridget McCormack + the 300th Episode

Last week, Legal Speak was live on location at Legalweek 2024 in New York City, where we interviewed professionals from across the legal industry about everything from the practical applications of generative AI to the benefits of sharing ideas and advice with both colleagues and competitors.

By Alaina Lancaster | Zack Needles

1 minute read

February 05, 2024 | Law.com

Legal Speak at Legalweek 2024: Baker McKenzie's Danielle Benecke and Zonghui Wei; Salesforce's Léo Murgel and Nuix's Stephen Stewart

Last week, Legal Speak was live on location at Legalweek 2024 in New York City, where we interviewed professionals from across the legal industry about everything from the practical applications of generative AI to the benefits of sharing ideas and advice with both colleagues and competitors.

By Zack Needles | Alaina Lancaster

1 minute read

January 29, 2024 | The Recorder

The Secret to Growing My Divorce Practice: Writing a Bestseller

The unexpected solution that changed my practice forever: writing a bestseller, says Raiford Dalton Palmer of STG Divorce Law.

By Raiford Dalton Palmer

5 minute read