Damien A. 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 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 Fastcase, Damien helps lead the design, development, and expansion of the Fastcase Legal Research Platform, integrating AI-backed technologies to improve legal workflows and to power legal data analytics.

My Sessions

Open the Pod Bay Doors: Problems with AI

Grand Ballroom B

AI is only as good as the information it is fed and the rules it follows. If sentencing criminals is not neutral in our courts, reliance on such a data set can have severe consequences. For an AI algorithm to follow this data, it will perpetuate and expand, the same bias. How can AI navigate […]

Artificial Intelligence