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Damien Riehl

Damien Riehl

Damien Riehl is a lawyer and technologist with experience in complex litigation, digital forensics, and software development. A coder since 1985 and for the web since 1995, Damien clerked for the chief judges of state and federal courts, practiced in complex litigation for over a decade, has led teams of cybersecurity and world-spanning digital forensics investigations, and has led teams in legal-software development. An appointee of the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Connected and Automated Vehicles, he has helped recommend changes to Minnesota statutes, rules, and policies — all related to connected and autonomous vehicles. At SALI, the legal data standard, Damien develops and has greatly expanded the taxonomy of over 10,000 legal tags that matter, helping the legal industry’s development of AI and analytics. At Fastcase, Damien helps lead the design, development, and expansion of Fastcase’s various products, integrating AI-backed technologies to improve legal workflows and to power legal data analytics.

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Guest Appearances
November 9, 2022

It’s a long road ahead for driverless cars, says Fastcase executive

Four years ago, Damien Riehl, like many others, was quite bullish about the future of autonomous vehicles.

March 5, 2022

ABA TECHSHOW 2022: Come Play in the Sandbox – How to Advance Legal Services Through Regulation

Lori Gonzalez and Damien Riehl share highlights from their presentation on regulatory reform and its potential impacts for longstanding access to justice concerns.

March 12, 2021

ABA TECHSHOW 2021: AI Workflows and Automation in Lieu of Human Interpretation

Damien Riehl demystifies AI applications in law firms and explains its potential for helping lawyers make better business decisions.

September 27, 2019

Member Benefits Episode 2: Fastcase, ROSS Intelligence, and LegalFuel

In this 3-segment episode, Ed Walters and Damien Riehl of Fastcase, Andrew Arruda of ROSS Intelligence, and Jonathon Israel of LegalFuel share how their services & programs enhance the practice of law...

July 22, 2019

AALL 2019: “On Legal AI” Book Launch with Author Joshua Walker

Ed Walters, Damien Riehl and Joshua Walker discuss how Joshua’s book, “On Legal AI” brings insights to innovators in the field through accessible storytelling grounded in fact-based research.