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Katherine Sheriff

Katherine is a Washington DC attorney at Davis Wright Tremaine, where she leads the Mobility and Transportation Group. She devotes her legal practice to identifying areas of opportunity and potential challenges in emerging technology sectors, particularly in the dynamic fields of autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence across state, federal and international jurisdictions. She also serves as co-chair of the Federal Communications Bar Association (Tech Bar) Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Committee.


AV Testing: Assessing Your Product Development Calculus – Making the Safety Case for Public Road Testing

Autonomous vehicle testing on public roads is critical to product development for automakers and software developers and will also impact cloud companies hosting the vast amounts of data generated. What dynamic factors should be considered when determining a safety case for testing? This discussion explores variables to consider for companies aiming to innovate and capitalize on industry disruption, informed by liability frameworks at the state, federal and international levels.