This is the first column in a series exploring technology risks facing in-house counsel and their clients. The first part of this series will deal with the risks of deploying technology when on the road and what can be done to mitigate those risks.
As in-house counsel, it is often necessary to travel to meet clients, business partners or other lawyers. While the benefits of face-to-face meetings go without saying, lawyers should be cognizant of their use of different technologies while traveling and while in the offices of other firms and businesses. This article will discuss some of the main risks surrounding these technologies that corporate counsel should be aware of and how to mitigate those risks.