Renowned legal expert Jeffrey Zaiger identifies artificial intelligence and cloud modernization as two transformative trends that are shaping the future of business litigation. While preserving the invaluable role of human touch in the justice system, these paradigms significantly enhance various aspects of litigation practice, providing expedited, insightful, and efficient solutions.
The Role of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to redefine traditional business landscapes, and the field of business litigation is no exception. However, Zaiger wisely draws a balance between the potential benefits of AI and the inherent requirements of justice. He acknowledges the quintessential role of human understanding, perception, and compassion that cannot be replaced by an algorithm.
Yet, certain aspects of the litigation process can be significantly enhanced through artificial intelligence, mainly relieving the daunting task of document review. Modern litigation often involves voluminous data inundation, requiring teams to devote countless hours to sifting through and understanding the available information.
AI plays an instrumental role in this cumbersome stage. It devours large amounts of information, including voice and text conversations far faster than a human could. AI’s capability to swiftly spot patterns and trends that could potentially slip the human eye adds a layer of precision to the process. Coupled with predictive analytics, these intelligent systems provide strategic insights, empowering litigation professionals with informed decision-making abilities.
Moreover, by taking over dull and manpower-intensive tasks, AI frees up time for lawyers. This advantage allows them to invest more in developing a human-to-human rapport with their clients, an irreplaceable aspect of a successful legal representation.
Embracing Cloud Modernization
The other trend Zaiger identifies as a key driver of future business litigation is the shift toward modernized cloud-based infrastructure. The traditional dependence on legacy software is quickly fading, as firms adopt modern custom enterprise platforms tailored to their specific needs. This transition also involves a migration of data from physical hard drives to cloud storage, offering the accessibility benefit of anytime, anywhere availability.
As more litigation firms step into the cloud era, there is a clear enhancement in communication unity. The seamless availability of data not only streamlines client communication but also ensures effective collaboration with various stakeholders involved in a case. This change indicates a promising future for any forward-thinking legal professional.
About Jeffrey H. Zaiger
Jeffrey H. Zaiger is the founding Partner of Zaiger LLC. Jeff is a seasoned litigator who has prosecuted and defended a broad range of high-stakes business cases in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings throughout the country. Prior to forming the Firm in spring 2019, Jeff was a Partner at Joseph Hage Aaronson LLC where he litigated on behalf of corporate and institutional clients. Jeff’s litigation practice runs the gambit of commercial disputes involving claims of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, breach of contract, legal malpractice, defamation, insurance coverage, RICO violations, antitrust claims, fraudulent transfer claims, and other complex commercial claims.