Alma Asay: “Founding My Own Legal Tech Company”

This podcast was recorded in November 2017.

Alma Asay ’05 is the Chief Innovation Officer, Legal Solutions, at Integreon Discovery Solutions, a leading global provider of alternative legal services, where she focuses on opportunities to improve legal services delivery for both corporations and law firms by applying best modern practices across people, processes, and technology. Asay joined Integreon as part of its acquisition of her litigation management software business, Allegory, where she was founder and CEO. Allegory is used by Fortune 500 companies, Am Law 100 law firms, and top litigation boutiques, including firms in both Vault’s “Top 10 Law Firms” and “Best Litigation Boutique Law Firms.” Before founding Allegory, Asay was a successful litigator at top law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, winner of The American Lawyer’s biennial “Litigation Department of the Year” competition in 2010, 2012, and 2016. In 2017, Asay was awarded the prestigious “Legal Rebel” title by the American Bar Association and became the first female founder to have her legal technology business acquired. In 2016, she was named a Fastcase 50 award winner and by the ABA’s Legal Technology Resource Center as one of 10 “Women of Legal Tech.” Asay received a BA in psychology, with high distinction, from the Pennsylvania State University, where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her JD, at age 22, from New York University School of Law.