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Is generative AI already being used in dispute resolution in the United States?

In the United States, the integration of generative AI into dispute resolution is gaining momentum. The use of generative AI is not limited to drafting and research; it is also becoming instrumental in analysing legal documents and even in preparing initial drafts, marking a transformative phase in the legal landscape.

This momentum is supported by initiatives such as the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) AI Working Group. This group’s endeavours, particularly with the development of the ClauseBuilder AI (Beta) tool, underscore a significant shift towards technology-driven legal processes. The ClauseBuilder AI (Beta) tool is designed infuse AI into the existing ClauseBuilder tool to further aid in crafting arbitration and mediation agreements, illustrating the practical application of AI in complex legal tasks.

“This trend is reflective of the broader legal industry’s embrace of AI for enhanced efficiency and accuracy,” said David Myers, a partner at Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC who focuses on data privacy, cybersecurity and AI governance. “Courts are beginning to grapple with the implications of AI use in legal proceedings. Many courts have begun to require attorneys to disclose when they utilise AI and verify the accuracy of the information produced.”

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