What Could the Future Hold for AI Regulation?

Caitlin Melchior
Jacqueline Schafer
Jared Correia
Sean Ruff
Caitlin Melchior | Ontra
Jacqueline Schafer | Clearbrief
Jared Correia | Red Cave Law Firm Consulting
Sean Ruff | Cooley LLC.

On-Demand: October 11, 2023

What Could the Future Hold for AI Regulation?

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Program Summary

When it comes to the tech industry, the 2020s have been a decade of emerging rules.

But will the same hold true as the use of artificial intelligence quickly grows?

Join us and our friends at Ontra for this CLE-eligible webinar on Oct. 11, where our expert panel will explore the potential for regulation of AI.

We’ll also look at what regulatory developments could mean in practice, particularly for in-house law departments.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Emerging intellectual property and data security concerns
  • Potential effects on legal ethics rules
  • Past regulation of emerging technologies
  • Practical applications — and how you can avoid pitfalls

Date / Time: October 11, 2023

Closed-captioning available


Caitlin Melchior_FedBarCaitlin Melchior, Senior Director of Industry Strategy, Moderator | Ontra

Caitlin Melchior is the Director of Legal Training & Development at Ontra. Prior to joining Ontra, Caitlin served as Associate General Counsel of Oak Hill Capital Partners (a middle-market private equity firm) from 2009-2018 and as Legal Counsel to Varagon Capital Partners (a direct lender and asset manager) from 2019-2020. Caitlin earned a B.A., magna cum laude, from The College of William & Mary, a J.D. from the Boston University School of Law, and an M.B.A, with Dean’s Honors, from Columbia Business School.


Jacqueline Schafer_FedBarJacqueline Schafer, CEO | Clearbrief

Jacqueline Schafer is the founder and CEO of Clearbrief, which won Litigation Technology Product of the Year at Legalweek 2023. Schafer was named to the American Bar Association’s “2022 Women of Legal Tech” list, the 2022 Fastcase 50, Honoring ‘Innovators, Techies, Visionaries and Leaders’ in Law, and also received the 2021 Washington State Bar APEX Award for Legal Innovation for founding Clearbrief as well as for her 2020 law review article “Harnessing AI for Struggling Families”.

Jacqueline began her career as a litigation associate at the New York law firm of Paul, Weiss, and spent the majority of her career as an Assistant Attorney General in the Washington and Alaska Attorney General’s Offices, where she specialized in appellate practice and complex litigation. Before founding Clearbrief in 2020, she also served as in-house counsel for the national nonprofit Casey Family Programs. She received her B.A. in English and French from the University of Pennsylvania (where she sang with John Legend’s former a cappella group!), and her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.


Jared Correia_FedBarJared Correia, CEO | Red Cave Law Firm Consulting

Jared D. Correia, Esq. is the Founder and CEO of Red Cave Law Firm Consulting, which offers subscription-based law firm business management consulting and technology services for solo and small law firms. Red Cave also works with legal institutions and legal-facing corporations to develop programming and content. A former practicing attorney, Jared has been advising lawyers and law firms for over a decade. He is a regular presenter at local, regional and national events, including ABA TECHSHOW. He regularly contributes to legal publications, including his column, ‘Managing,’ for Attorney at Work, and his ‘Law Practice Confidential’ advice column for Lawyerist. Jared is the author of the American Bar Association publication ‘Twitter in One Hour for Lawyers’. He is the host of the Legal Toolkit podcast on Legal Talk Network and the Non-Eventcast at Above the Law. Jared also teaches for Concord Law School, Suffolk University Law School and Solo Practice University.


Sean Ruff_FedBarSean Ruff, Partner | Cooley LLC.

Sean Ruff’s practice focuses on advising emerging and established fintech companies, financial services companies and financial institutions on complex regulatory and transactional matters. He has significant experience with funds transmission and related compliance initiatives, non-bank lending structures and compliance, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing issues under the federal Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering regulations, traditional and emerging electronic payments and payment cards, the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E), gift card/prepaid access/stored value matters, virtual currency issuance and transmission, the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (the E-Sign Act), and consumer financial services.

A significant portion of his practice consists of counseling clients on the laws and regulations affecting non-bank money transmitters (including domestic and cross-border funds  transmitters, stored value issuers and other funds movement intermediaries) and non-bank lenders across a wide variety of lending constructs. Sean has led multiple money transmitter and non-bank lender licensing initiatives, including nationwide licensing and change of control efforts, as well as licensing and compliance matters before state agencies.


I. Emerging concerns like intellectual property and data security | 1:00pm – 1:15pm

II. Potential effects on legal ethics rules | 1:15pm – 1:30pm

III. Past regulation of emerging technologies | 1:30pm – 1:45pm

IV. Practical applications — and how you can avoid pitfalls | 1:45pm – 2:00pm