Tech Trends From SXSW Pose Unique Questions For Lawyers

Law360 (March 21, 2019, 1:23 PM EDT) -- Lawyer jobs being taken by robots is a popular media theme these days. However, after attending the South by Southwest, or SXSW, technology conference earlier this month, I think the robots may, in fact, need us. In the next few years, technology will reach a level of complexity that is almost unimaginable. That complexity will stretch out existing legal frameworks and require highly skilled lawyers to navigate outcomes.

SXSW is one of the most important technology events on the global calendar. Delegates descended on Austin, Texas, to hear over 5,000 speakers, which included IT company executives, Hollywood celebrities and no fewer...

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