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 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

Creating a Certification for Trustworthy AI? If, When & The Future for Legal Professionals & Clients

Grand ML

The lack of substantial government regulation of artificial intelligence creates an environment entailing risks for attorneys and clients utilizing AI tools. Despite technologial competence requirements to keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the risks and benefits associated with technology, many attorneys would find it difficult to identify the risks associated […]


Come Play in the Sandbox: How to Advance Legal Services Through Regulation

Grand B

There are various definitions for sandboxes but basically a “sandbox is a testing environment that isolates untested … changes and outright experimentation from the production and operations environment.” The use of sandboxes to allow experimentation in industries involving advanced technologies has been an expanding trend. In this session, you will learn about developments in the […]