Bradley is pleased to announce that Nashville partner A.J. Bahou has been appointed to serve on the newly formed Artificial Intelligence (AI) Committee for the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Chief Judge Mary H. Murguia has convened and selected the committee to aid the court in evaluating appropriate rules and uses of AI. The committee, chaired by Judge Eric D. Miller, is charged with identifying issues related to the use of AI and their impact on the practice of law and the courts. The committee will present suggestions on practices that should be promoted or prohibited. Mr. Bahou serves as Bradley’s AI practice leader and was selected to the AI Committee based on his expertise in the field, frequently serving as an author and speaker on AI and ChatGPT and how they factor into the future practice of law, as well as their ethical implications in other industries.
Mr. Bahou is a technology lawyer and concentrates his practice on the intersection of law and AI technology. He has experience in the areas of electrical and computing technologies, including AI, virtual reality, medical devices, computer hardware, blockchain, software, and internet security systems, and regularly serves as outside general counsel for technology companies. A significant portion of Mr. Bahou’s practice involves emerging technologies, such as AI, and he has transacted deals, licensed AI technology, and filed patent applications for clients that are utilizing artificial intelligence/machine learning tools in various industries, such as in financial services and healthcare.
In August 2023, Mr. Bahou helped launch Bradley’s AI team to keep up with client demand and allow attorneys throughout the firm to share their AI expertise across a variety of industries.
An active member of the local business community, Mr. Bahou has served on the board of directors for LaunchTN since 2011 and the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association from 2017-2019. Mr. Bahou was also selected for the Leadership Middle Tennessee Class of 2024, a leadership program founded to engage community and business leaders in the region.