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Allegory's Alternate Path to Legal Tech Funding

Posted by Lily Bruns on Apr 10, 2017 3:25:57 AM

In a story for Legaltech News, Gabrielle Orum Hernández covers Allegory's latest funding round and why Founder and CEO Alma Asay chose to seek investment from within the legal community instead of taking the venture capital route pursued by many startups.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Funding, Press, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Investors

Allegory raises over $500,000 from industry leaders; Bob Rowe joins the Board of Directors

Posted by Lily Bruns on Mar 6, 2017 10:34:48 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Litigation tech startup Allegory raises over $500,000 from industry leaders; Bob Rowe joins the Board of Directors


Investors include:

Bob Rowe, former Executive Vice President in charge of Legal, Huron Consulting Group
Mike Suchsland, former President, Legal Business at Thomson Reuters
David Perla and Sanjay Kamlani, founders of Pangea3
Jeroen Plink, former CEO of Practical Law Company US
Karen Pordum, CEO and owner of Synergy Legal Staffing
Rob Hill, founder of Synergy Legal Staffing


Allegory, a cloud-based litigation technology startup, started by Gibson Dunn litigator Alma Asay in 2012, has exceeded its target of $500,000 in a funding round led by industry leaders.

Bob Rowe, formerly Executive Vice President at Huron Legal, which was acquired by Consilio for $112 million in 2015, led the round. He also joins Allegory’s Board of Directors. 

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Topics: Funding, Press, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Investors

What is Litigation Knowledge Management?

Posted by Lily Bruns on Nov 14, 2016 12:00:00 PM

What is Litigation Knowledge Management? At the ING3NIOUS SoCal eDiscovery & Information Governance Retreat, Allegory founder and CEO, Alma Asay put this question to a panel of law firm experts, who offered valuable insights, summarized below, on the increasing challenges of managing litigation knowledge, and how technology can help.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Gibson Dunn, E-Discovery, Ing3nious, Panel, Tucker Ellis, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Events, Insights, Bill Dance, Mike Hagen, Diana Feinstein, Procopio

It's Not Just Software, It's Best Practices - Podcast for Law Technology Now

Posted by Lily Bruns on Oct 28, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Allegory Founder and CEO Alma Asay sat down with Bob Ambrogi of Law Technology Now on the Legal Talk Network to discuss litigation management applications and why law firms can no longer afford to litigate without the right software for analyzing and accessing evidence.

"You may just be talking about 10,000 documents, but at that stage, you don't just need to know that those are relevant to the case, you actually need to know those documents inside and out."

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Topics: Alma Asay, Legal Talk Network, Law Technology Now, LegalTech, Interviews, Litigation Management, Podcast, Insights, Academy for Private Practice, Bob Ambrogi

Alma Asay Invited to Speak at 2016 International Judicial Symposium in South Korea

Posted by Lily Bruns on Oct 18, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Speaking to a large audience is nothing new, but this time, Allegory Founder Alma Asay took her discussion of law and technology across the world.

On October 18, Asay spoke at the International Judicial Symposium in Seoul, South Korea, at the invitation of the Supreme Court of Korea. The topic of the symposium was "The Challenges of and Responses to the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Future of Judiciary."

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Topics: Alma Asay, BNA Law, Judicial Policy Research Institute, Ethan Katsh, Lex Machina, Slideshare, Panel, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Bloomberg, Events, Conference, South Korea, David Perla, Hyung-Du Kim, Yeong-ik Kim, Intellicon, Joshua Walker, Dory Reiling, Fredric Lederer, Insights

From Production to Trial, the Tools Attorneys Use and Still Need - ILTACON 2016

Posted by Lily Bruns on Aug 31, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Allowing software to do the heavy lifting of document management is a big (and necessary!) leap for the litigation industry, and adopting this technology remains a challenge. Nobody knows this better than the attorneys who use the limited tools on the market designed specifically for them. A recent session at the 2016 ILTA Conference, titled "From Production to Trial: The Tools We Use and Still Need", showcased demonstrations of up-and-coming litigation-focused software, including our very own Allegory. This time, instead of getting the usual pitch from software companies, actual users were front and center.

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Topics: Litigation, Case Study, Catherine McPherson, Clare Foley, Melisa Twomey, BigLaw, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Events, Conference, ILTA, ILTACON, Geoffrey Vance, Jeremiah Kelman, Thomas Vidal, Insights

The Next Generation of Litigation Technology: Looking Beyond eDiscovery

Posted by Lily Bruns on Jul 18, 2016 4:00:00 PM

On July 18, 2016, Allegory founder and CEO Alma Asay moderated a panel at the ING3NIOUS 2016 NorCal eDiscovery and Information Governance Retreat, exploring the next tipping point in litigation technology. The panel offered valuable insights, summarized below, on the increasing challenges of litigation management and how technology can help.

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Topics: Alma Asay, Gibson Dunn, E-Discovery, Ing3nious, Panel, Rhonda Jenkins, Clyde & Co, Sam Kepler, Perkins Coie, Seth Schreiberg, Uber, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Events, Chip Nierlich, Insights

What Is Allegory and Why Do You Need It?

Posted by Alma Asay on Jul 13, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Allegory is a litigation management tool - encompassing not only evidence and transcripts, but the full scope of materials, issues, and work product critical to winning a case. Just as “practice management” software helps lawyers in small firms manage their law firm, Allegory helps lawyers – at firms of all sizes, from two-person boutiques to Vault 10 BigLaw – collaborate and manage their litigations.

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Topics: E-Discovery, LegalTech, Litigation Management, Education, Insights

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