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Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
Anna Gressel

Anna Gressel
Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP


Anna R. Gressel is a litigation associate whose practice focuses on complex civil litigation, corporate governance and intellectual property. Ms. Gressel is a member of the firm’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group, and she actively advises on issues related to emerging technologies. She also maintains a pro bono practice that includes federal civil rights litigation and indigent criminal defense.

Ms. Gressel joined the firm in 2014. She received a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2014, where she twice served as teaching assistant for Harvard Law School’s flagship Negotiation Workshop course and Harvard Negotiation Institute’s executive education programs.

Ms. Gressel received a B.A. from Pomona College. Prior to law school, Ms. Gressel was the recipient of a Fulbright Research Fellowship to Morocco.

Ms. Gressel is the co-author of “Storm Clouds or Silver Linings? Assessing the Impact of the U.S. CLOUD Act on Cross-Border Criminal Investigations,” American Bar Association, Litigation Journal (Fall 2018, forthcoming) (with Frederick T. Davis), “Key Insights from the New York AI in Finance Summit,” Debevoise & Plimpton, TMT Insights Blog (October 2018, forthcoming), “Report of the Investigation,” American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Internal Corporate Investigations, Brad D. Brian, Barry F. McNeil and Lisa J. Demsky, eds., 4th ed. 2017 (with Edwin G. Schallert) and “Do the Apps Have Ears? Cross-Device Tracking,” Bloomberg BNA, Privacy & Security Law Report, 15 PVLR 1421, (7 November, 2016) (with Jeremy Feigelson).

Ms. Gressel is a member of the Bar of New York. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. Ms. Gressel is a member of the Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance, the Federal Bar Council and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.


2:40pm3:20pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Secondary topics:  AI in the Enterprise, Ethics, Privacy, and Security
Anna Gressel (Debevoise & Plimpton LLP), Jim Pastore (Debevoise & Plimpton LLP), Anwesa Paul (American Express)
This is a crash course on the emerging legal and regulatory frameworks governing AI, including GDPR and California Consumer Privacy Act. It will also explore key lawsuits challenging AI in U.S. courts - and unpack implications for companies going forward. By understanding these trends, companies can more effectively mitigate legal and regulatory risks and position their AI products for success. Read more.