Phillips Lytle AI Technology Forum


May 1, 2024
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Phillips Lytle LLP One Canalside, 125 Main Street, Buffalo, New York 14203
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Phillips Lytle AI Technology Forum

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Please join Phillips Lytle’s Technology attorneys and esteemed industry authorities to discuss the business use and the legal and regulatory issues and policy considerations shaping the deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.

This forum intends to:

  • Broaden your understanding of AI and its legal implications.
  • Discuss key areas of AI policies such as data privacy, transparency, compliance, accountability and other legal considerations.
  • Provide you with insights into the potential of AI while navigating legal risks.
  • Teach the art of prompt writing, from fundamentals to more advanced techniques, allowing you to unlock the power of generative AI.


  • Richard J. Marinaccio, Partner and Artificial Intelligence Team Leader, Phillips Lytle LLP
  • Anna Mercado Clark, Partner and Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Team Leader, Phillips Lytle LLP
  • Paula P. Plaza, Attorney, Phillips Lytle LLP
  • Dorothy E. Shuldman, Attorney, Phillips Lytle LLP
  • Thomas Cusick, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University at Buffalo


  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration
  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Introduction and Overview of AI/Generative AI Use in Business and Legal Aspects
  • 9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. AI: Business Implications and Considerations
  • 10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break
  • 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. AI and Generative AI: Prompt Writing Demo/Overview
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Q&A/Meeting close

Program Details

Overview of AI/Generative AI Use in Business and Legal Aspects
Anna Mercado Clark, Richard Marinaccio and Paula Plaza

This presentation will frame the dynamic landscape of AI and generative AI within business and legal contexts. We will cover the current and emerging array of products and service providers in the market, and the complex regulatory environment, including an outline of U.S. laws at the state level, to understand the legal framework shaping AI adoption and use.

AI: Business Implications and Considerations
Richard Marinaccio, Dorothy Shuldman and Thomas Cusick

The varied business implications of AI have numerous related considerations, including legal, regulatory, policy, training and responsible use. Our team will review considerations for you to reference AI content legally and ethically, and ensure responsible deployment. We will also share strategies for effective integration and legal compliance.

AI and Generative AI – Prompt Writing Demo/Overview
Anna Mercado Clark and Richard Marinaccio

Experience the power of AI-driven prompt writing in a demo showcasing the capabilities and potential pitfalls of this cutting-edge technology. Witness the efficiency and creativity AI can bring to the table, but also gain insights into potential pitfalls such as bias, lack of context understanding and the need for human oversight.


Phillips Lytle LLP
One Canalside
125 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203


Please contact Kathy Gibbons with any questions at or (716) 847⁠-⁠5469.