Peter Colin is a Technical Client Manager at Thomson Reuters where he offers technology consulting and services to large and medium law firms in the US and UK. Peter regularly speaks to attorneys, librarians, and IT personnel on emerging technology and relevant law, with particular focus on AI, cybersecurity, blockchain, cryptocurrency/ICOs, digital identity, and innovation in the legal industry. Peter also works with law firms on developing custom solutions for enhanced workflows and increased efficiencies pertaining to both the practice of law and the business of law. Peter is a contributing author on these topics for the Legal Technologist magazine, the Legal Executive Institute, Legal Current, Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence, and Thomson Reuters Answers On.
A licensed attorney, Peter practiced employment, entertainment, and technology law representing corporate clients on matters involving software and IP licensing, SaaS and PaaS agreements, data privacy compliance, and joint ventures for streaming platforms in the music industry. Prior to practice, Peter provided fixed income support with Colinet, a data and software provider serving government-guaranteed debt markets. Peter is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut and received his JD from Northeastern University School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Northeastern University Law Review and a Lawyering Fellow for the school's Legal Skills in Social Context program. Peter holds a degree in music education from the University of Memphis and is a licensed Tennessee K-12 music teacher. In addition to TR, he is a director for Jazz at Lincoln Center's Middle School Jazz Academy.