Law Office of Gail Gottehrer LLC.
Gail Gottehrer is the Founder of the Law Office of Gail Gottehrer LLC. Her practice focuses on emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), biometrics, robots and facial recognition technology, and the privacy and security laws and ethical issues associated with the data collected and used by these technologies. She is one of the few defense lawyers to have been involved in the trial of a class action to verdict before a jury.
Gail teaches Law for Knowledge Innovation at Columbia University, and is a member of the Advisory Board for Rutgers University’s Leading Disruptive Innovation Program, and a Fellow at the Center for Legal Innovation at Vermont Law School.
Gail is a member of the State of Connecticut’s Task Force to Study Fully Autonomous Vehicles. She is also a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Task Force on Autonomous Vehicles and the Law, and Co-Chairs the Task Force’s Regulatory, Safety, Law and Policy Subcommittee. Gail serves as Co-Chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Technology and the Legal Profession Committee, and is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Transportation Law Committee, Chair-Elect of the ABA TIPS Automobile Litigation Committee, and Co-Chair of the National Association of Women Lawyers’ IP & Technology Affinity Group. She is also a Member of the IEEE P7014™ Working Group that is developing a Standard for Ethical Considerations in Emulated Empathy in Autonomous and Intelligent Systems.
Gail was selected as one the Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 2017 Women Worth Watching in STEM and one of the Connecticut Technology Council’s 2016 Women of Innovation. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Murray C. Goldman, in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. Gail is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.