Andrea Alliston is a partner and leader of the Knowledge Management Group in Toronto. She is responsible for the strategic direction of knowledge management and innovation – leading the firm’s KM initiatives and working with practising lawyers and clients on innovative approaches to delivering legal services. As part of her practice, she leads client mandates to collaboratively develop solutions using a blend of legal knowledge, technology expertise, process improvement and project implementation experience.
Andrea spearheads pilots of innovative and emerging technologies and oversees the selection and implementation of legal technology tools. Andrea also oversees the development and enhancement of the firm’s extensive precedent, legal resources and client facing collections as well as aspects of the firm’s data and information management initiatives. She works closely with other senior management on a range of strategic initiatives relating to technology, experience management, data analytics and legal project management.
Prior to her current role, Andrea practised corporate law with the firm, focusing on mergers and acquisitions, private equity funds and venture capital transactions, as well as a broad range of other corporate and commercial matters.
Laura Safdie, John Scrudato, Andrea Alliston, and Jeff Carr discuss the need for experiential training that prepares students and practitioners for the tech-driven future of law.
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